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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 20 2018

U.S., European allies map out larger role for F-35 fighter

FARNBOROUGH, England Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet is arriving in growing numbers in Europe, and is poised to play a much broader role in missile defense and other warfare plans than conventional fighters, according to U.S. and European officials.

Jul 20 2018

Rival warplane projects underline Europe's divisions

FARNBOROUGH, England Britain's showy launch of a new fighter jet project at this week's Farnborough Airshow has laid bare political tensions that are threatening to tear Europe apart and deepened scepticism about the future of European defense cooperation.

Jul 19 2018

Aviation industry urged to hire more women as staff shortages loom

FARNBOROUGH, England Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve looming shortages of pilots, mechanics and top managers in the traditionally male-dominated sector.

Jul 19 2018

Aviation industry urged to hire more women as staff shortages loom

FARNBOROUGH, England Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve looming shortages of pilots, mechanics and top managers in the traditionally male-dominated sector.

Jul 19 2018

Boeing sees foreign orders making 40 percent of defense sales in a decade

FARNBOROUGH U.S. aerospace giant Boeing Co could generate more than 40 percent of its defence sales from international customers in a decade, the head of international sales told Reuters.

Jul 18 2018

Israel's Elbit on hunt for more takeovers

FARNBOROUGH, England Israeli military electronics firm Elbit Systems, which has just completed two acquisitions in the United States and Israel, remains on the lookout for potential takeover targets in the United States and Europe, a top official said Wednesday.

Jul 17 2018

Eurofighter buy would help Belgium secure role in future fighter - BAE

FARNBOROUGH, England Belgium is being offered a possible role in future European combat jet developments if it picks the Eurofighter Typhoon over the U.S.-built F-35, in a fierce contest to rearm the country's air force, a senior official with Britain's BAE Systems said.

Jul 17 2018

Eurofighter buy would help Belgium secure role in future fighter: BAE

FARNBOROUGH, England Belgium is being offered a possible role in future European combat jet developments if it picks the Eurofighter Typhoon over the U.S.-built F-35, in a fierce contest to rearm the country's air force, a senior official with Britain's BAE Systems said.

Jul 16 2018

U.S. State Department in talks with Turkey to sell Patriot system

FARNBOROUGH, Britain The U.S. State Department on Monday said it was working with NATO ally Turkey on the possible sale of a Raytheon Co Patriot missile defense system to avert its purchase of a Russian-made S-400 system.

Jul 16 2018

Northrop Grumman upbeat on talks for German drone contract

FARNBOROUGH, England Northrop Grumman Corp is upbeat about the prospects for the sale of its high-altitude Triton MQ-4C unmanned surveillance system to Germany, but says the deal could take several years to complete.

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