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    1. July 26, 2011

      The rise of the machines

      Not many entrepreneurs can claim their businesses were saved by a risqué comedian appearing in his underpants on...

    2. February 26, 2011

      Buffett on lookout for acquisitions

      If investors were hoping that Warren Buffett would finally lay out a clear succession strategy in his annual letter to...

    1. July 19, 2010

      Tankers: Battle for US contract enters final phase

      Take the train, turn on the TV or tune in the radio in Washington DC these days and the chances are you will come...

    2. July 2, 2010

      Emerson to pay £1bn for Chloride

      Emerson Electric is likely to cut more costs at Chloride than originally planned and aggressively expand the business...

    3. June 14, 2010

      FedEx watched for wider signals

      With Europe in the grip of a sovereign debt crisis and fears increasing that contagion might drag the global economy...

    4. June 9, 2010

      Anger proliferates on web

      For the past decade BP has often said its initials stand for "beyond petroleum", the slogan coined by Ogilvy & Mather...

    5. May 20, 2010

      Honeywell eyes Sperian purchase

      Honeywell, the aerospace and defence group, has offered to buy a French maker of protective goggles and industrial...

    6. May 11, 2010

      US rule change aids air unions

      US labour officials have approved a key rule change that could make it easier for workers to form unions at airlines...

    7. May 6, 2010

      Security lapses reflect old tensions

      The security lapses that allowed the suspect in the Times Square bomb plot to successfully board a flight to Dubai...

    8. May 3, 2010

      'All-in wager' looks like a winner

      A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train decked in an eye-catching orange and black livery snaked round the parking lot at...

    9. April 24, 2010

      Honeywell results beat estimates

      Honeywell, the industrial conglomerate, beat first quarter earnings estimates and increased its full year guidance...

    10. April 22, 2010

      Carlyle to invest in aviation assets

      The Carlyle Group intends to invest $600m in a joint venture that will buy commercial aviation assets around the world...

    11. April 20, 2010

      Lockheed in US helicopter bid

      Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky will bid together for a controversial multibillion-dollar programme to build a new...

    12. April 13, 2010

      Alcoa results beat forecasts

      Alcoa, the US's biggest aluminium producer, set a positive tone for the first-quarter earnings season in the US...

    13. February 26, 2010

      Bombardier wins $3bn order

      Bombardier has secured a $3.1bn order for its C-Series aircraft from Republic Airways, giving a much-needed boost to...

    14. February 10, 2010

      Delta deal up in the air

      Delta Air Lines and US Airways could walk away from an innovative deal to swap airport slots after US aviation...

    15. February 6, 2010

      Bombardier in outlook warning

      Bombardier, the Canadian aircraft and train maker, yesterday warned that the market outlook remained uncertain and said...

    16. February 3, 2010

      UPS optimistic despite profit fall

      UPS, the logistics company, reported another drop in quarterly profits yesterday, in line with expectations, while...

    17. January 21, 2010

      AMR cautious over earnings

      AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, set a cautious tone for fourth quarter earnings in the...

    18. December 8, 2009

      Fears over industry placements

      The Ministry of Defence has responded to criticism of a lack of commercial acumen by boosting its use of industry...

    19. November 23, 2009

      Qinetiq chief faces tough baptism

      Leo Quinn, the new chief executive of Qinetiq , has plenty on his plate as the defence research group prepares to...

    20. November 20, 2009

      Talks to continue on Airbus A400M shine to

      Talks in Berlin to rescue the A400M military transport aircraft ended yesterday with the partner nations agreeing to...

    21. November 16, 2009

      Tanker contest: US Air Force refuelling fight still up in the air

      When the contest to select a replacement for the US Air Force’s aging fleet of air refuelling tankers was launched for...

    22. November 16, 2009

      Delays add to pressure on leaders

      In June 1944, as the invasion of Normandy was under way, the Boeing aircraft plant in Seattle was turning out 16 B-17...

    23. November 9, 2009

      Strict secrecy regulations put spirit of collaboration to the test

      At regular intervals during the day, workers at BAE's major units assembly facility for the F-35 fighter jet pause to...

    24. November 3, 2009

      Clear the air

      If the effects of climate change are to be restrained, the aviation industry will have to play a significant role....

    25. October 29, 2009

      UK apologises for Nimrod crash

      The UK's defence ministry was forced yesterday to apologise for an air crash in which 14 British servicemen were...

    26. October 15, 2009

      Defending her lead

      Sales of armoured vehicles may be slowing at defence contractor BAE Systems, but the spotlight is on Linda Hudson,...

    27. October 12, 2009

      SFO adds 30 staff to BAE probe

      The Serious Fraud Office has added 30 staff to its BAE Systems investigation team as it seeks the attorney-general's...

    28. September 18, 2009

      Airbus talks of rise in demand

      Airbus sketched out a brighter long-term future for the aviation industry yesterday, in spite of the current downturn...

    29. September 15, 2009

      Ongoing military operations accelerate growth

      Acquisitions may have kick-started BAE Systems' dramatic growth in the US over the past five years, but the ongoing...

    30. August 11, 2009

      Canada orders 15 Chinooks

      Boeing, the US aircraft company, has won a $1.2bn order to supply the Canadian armed forces with 15 Chinook heavy-lift...

    31. July 30, 2009

      UK to sign up for new Eurofighters

      The UK and its partners will sign the contract for a third batch of Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets on Friday, ending...

    32. July 25, 2009

      Military aircraft contract delayed

      The seven partner nations behind the A400M military transport aircraft have agreed to a further delay while they...

    33. June 30, 2009

      Cobham wins its biggest contract

      Cobham has won its largest contract - to supply communications equipment for trucks and tanks to the US Army - which...

    34. June 22, 2009

      Corporate Diary

      UK TODAY Earnings Kewill Systems FY 8.38p (8.94p) TUESDAY 23 * Chemring makes the gizmos that help keep expensive...

    35. June 3, 2009

      Umeco chairman to retire amid investor discontent at falling share price

      Brian McGowan, the long- serving chairman of Umeco, is to retire in the wake of investor discontent about the aircraft...

    36. May 16, 2009

      Argument shifts to the costs of honouring contract

      With the final order of Eurofighter Typhoon jets now confirmed by Gordon Brown, attention has shifted from the costs...

    37. May 1, 2009

      BAE Systems' plants and jobs a casualty of reduced burden on UK military

      BAE Systems, Europe's biggest defence contractor, added to the gloom surrounding the UK manufacturing sector with the...

    38. April 25, 2009

      Alexon cuts Bay

      Shares in Alexon, the fashion retailer whose brands include Dash and Ann Harvey, jumped 55 per cent after it said it...

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