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General Dynamics beats profit estimates on higher Gulfstream deliveries

4:31pm BST

Higher deliveries of Gulfstream jets helped General Dynamics Corp beat analysts' first-quarter profit estimates on Wednesday, sending shares of the U.S. aerospace and defense company surging nearly 6 percent before those gains were erased in late morning trading.

Trump's policies lift Lockheed Martin's profit, shares surge

23 Apr 2019

Lockheed Martin Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's looser policies on foreign arms sales boosted demand for missiles and fighter jets.

Turkish F-35 delivered to training base in Arizona, official says

05 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON A Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jet for Turkey arrived on Wednesday at a military training facility in Arizona, an Air Force official said on Thursday, amid a dispute over Ankara's planned purchase of a Russian missile defence system.

Pentagon eyes F-35 sales to Greece, Romania and Poland -U.S. official

04 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The United States is considering expanding sales of Lockheed Martin Corp-made F-35 fighter jets to five new nations including Romania, Greece and Poland as European allies bulk up their defences in the face of a strengthening Russia, a Pentagon official told Congress on Thursday.

U.S. halts F-35 equipment to Turkey, protests its plans to buy from Russia

02 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey, marking the first concrete U.S. step to block delivery of the jet to the NATO ally in light of Ankara's planned purchase of a Russian missile defence system. | Video

Lockheed clinches $2.4 billion deal for sale of THAAD missiles

01 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded a $2.4 billion Pentagon contract on Monday for THAAD interceptor missiles, some of which are slated to be delivered to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

UPDATE 3-Lockheed clinches $2.4 bln deal for sale of THAAD missiles

01 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON, April 1 Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded a $2.4 billion Pentagon contract on Monday for THAAD interceptor missiles, some of which are slated to be delivered to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

U.S. sends message to Turkey, halts F-35 equipment shipments

01 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON, April 1 The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday, marking the first concrete U.S. step to block delivery of the jet to the NATO ally in light of Ankara's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system.

Despite Ankara's claims, U.S. can make F-35 without Turkish parts-sources

28 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The United States can still proceed with the trillion-dollar F-35 fighter jet programme without Turkish components, U.S. sources said, rebuffing arguments by Ankara that excluding the NATO ally would be too complicated.

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