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.
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WASHINGTON A bill signed by President Donald Trump on Monday asks the Pentagon to pursue more options for defeating U.S.-bound North Korean missiles by using radar and more missiles to spot and shoot down inbound threats.
WASHINGTON, July 30 The Pentagon should tighten oversight of how it distributes close to $1 billion a year in fees it collects from ally countries when they buy U.S.-made weapons, a report by a government agency recommended on Monday.
WASHINGTON The Pentagon is working on a software "do not buy" list to block vendors who use software code originating from Russia and China, a top Defense Department acquisitions official said on Friday.
Tomahawk missile maker Raytheon Co on Thursday raised its earnings forecast for 2018 and reported stronger than expected results, but its shares fell on investor concerns about lower cash flow for the year.
General Dynamics topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the maker of Gulfstream jets and U.S. Navy ships benefited from stronger demand at its combat systems and information technology businesses.
Demand for Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 jet once again helped company profit beat Wall Street's expectations on Tuesday and the No. 1 U.S. defense contractor raised its forecast for the rest of the year.
Aerospace parts maker Esterline Technologies Corp is exploring a potential sale, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
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.
FARNBOROUGH, England The United States has offered India the armed version of Guardian drones that were originally authorized for sale as unarmed for surveillance purposes, a senior U.S. official and an industry source told Reuters.
FARNBOROUGH, England U.S. arms makers attending the Farnborough Airshow in Britain on Monday lauded the U.S. government's push to sell more weapons overseas and said they expected European defence spending to increase in the coming years.