Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

Bezos throws cash, engineers at rocket program as space race…

Bezos throws cash, engineers at rocket program as space race…

Published 03/08/2018

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is racing to pull his private space company out of start-up mode and move into production amid signals [more…]

New MH370 probe shows controls manipulated, but mystery remains…

New MH370 probe shows controls manipulated, but mystery remains…

Published 30/07/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated [more…]

Israel launches U.S.-backed missile shield on Syria frontier,…

Israel launches U.S.-backed missile shield on Syria frontier,…

Published 23/07/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched its newest air defense system on Monday on the Syrian frontier, where Damascus’s Russian-backed forces have been routing rebels, as [more…]

Rival warplane projects underline Europe’s divisions

Rival warplane projects underline Europe’s divisions

Published 23/07/2018

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Britain’s showy launch of a new fighter jet project at this week’s Farnborough Airshow has laid bare political tensions that are [more…]

France’s Atos boosts U.S. presence with Syntel acquisition

France’s Atos boosts U.S. presence with Syntel acquisition

Published 23/07/2018

(Reuters) - French IT services company Atos (ATOS.PA) is boosting its North American operations with a $3.4 billion cash deal to buy Michigan-based IT services [more…]

NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun’s scorching atmosphere

NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun’s scorching atmosphere

Published 20/07/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring wicked heat [more…]

NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays, report…

NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays, report…

Published 16/07/2018

(This July 11 story in the final paragraph corrects the time period of launches, how far in advance seats are booked on Soyuz spacecraft and [more…]

Airbus CEO steps up warning on danger of hard Brexit

Airbus CEO steps up warning on danger of hard Brexit

Published 06/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Airbus (AIR.PA) warned the British government on Friday that in a worst-case scenario Brexit could result in production at [more…]

Airbus upbeat on prospect for A400M export contract this year

Airbus upbeat on prospect for A400M export contract this year

Published 06/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) said on Friday it was optimistic it could sign a first export contract for its troubled multi-nation A400M military transport [more…]

Airbus shares fall on report of missing A320neo delivery goal

Airbus shares fall on report of missing A320neo delivery goal

Published 02/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) shares fell on Monday after Bloomberg News reported that the European planemaker would miss its delivery target for Pratt & [more…]