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Raytheon requires U.S. workers get COVID-19 vaccination

Sep 15 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Raytheon, the maker of Tomahawk missiles, will require all U.S. employees to have a COVID-19 vaccination, the company said in a Wednesday statement.

Exclusive-Lockheed's Aerojet deal gets support from 13 members of Congress - letter

Sep 01 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A bipartisan group of 13 members of the U.S. Congress sent a letter to the Pentagon supporting Lockheed Martin's proposed acquisition of rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne, according to the letter seen by Reuters.

Exclusive: Biden plans shift in arms policy to add weight to human rights concerns

Aug 04 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is preparing an overhaul of arms export policy to increase the emphasis on human rights, a departure from former President Donald Trump's prioritization of economic benefits to U.S. defense contractors, four people familiar with the initiative said.

EXCLUSIVE-Biden plans shift in arms export policy to favor human rights -sources

Aug 04 2021

WASHINGTON, Aug 4 U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is preparing an overhaul of arms export policy to increase the emphasis on human rights, a departure from former President Donald Trump's prioritization of economic benefits to U.S. defense contractors, four people familiar with the initiative said.

Mexico near deal to buy Sig Sauer automatic rifles from U.S. -sources

Aug 03 2021

WASHINGTON The small arms maker Sig Sauer Inc has sought U.S. approval to sell millions of dollars' worth of automatic assault rifles to the armed services of Mexico in a deal that will help to modernize the country's military, people familiar with the situation said.

Proposed U.S. arms sale to Nigeria on 'hold' over human rights concerns -sources

Jul 30 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. lawmakers have put on hold a proposal to sell almost $1 billion of weapons to Nigeria over concerns about possible human rights abuses by the government, three sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Proposed U.S. arms sale to Nigeria on "hold" over human rights concerns-sources

Jul 29 2021

WASHINGTON, July 29 U.S. lawmakers have put on hold a proposal to sell almost $1 billion of weapons to Nigeria over concerns about possible human rights abuses by the government, three sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Northrop lifts outlook as countries ramp up space exploration

Jul 29 2021

(Reuters) -Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp raised its full-year forecast on Thursday and beat quarterly estimates, propped up by high demand at its fast-growing space unit.

Northrop raises full-year forecast on space unit strength

Jul 29 2021

July 29 Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp raised its full-year forecast on Thursday on the back of continued strength in its space unit which makes satellites and missile systems.

General Dynamics profit beats on higher sales, raises guidance

Jul 28 2021

(Reuters) -General Dynamics Corp beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday as the defense contractor benefited from higher sales in its combat systems and technologies divisions.

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