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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

20 Jun 2018

U.S. Marines award amphibious vehicle deal to BAE

WASHINGTON The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems PLC a contract for wheeled amphibious combat vehicles (ACV) that transport Marines from ship to shore under hostile conditions, the defence contractor said on Tuesday.

19 Jun 2018

U.S. Senate passes defence bill, battle looms with Trump over China's ZTE

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate passed a $716 billion (£540.4 billion) defence policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military but setting up a potential battle with the White House over Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp .

18 Jun 2018

U.S. Senate passes defense bill, battle looms with Trump over China's ZTE

WASHINGTON, June 18 The U.S. Senate passed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military but setting up a potential battle with the White House over Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp.

14 Jun 2018

Apollo pauses plans to sell security firm Constellis: sources

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Apollo Global Management has halted plans to sell U.S. military security services business Constellis after talks with Canada's Garda World Security Corp [GWSC.UL] broke down, according to people familiar with the matter.

31 May 2018

L3's growth strategy guided by credit rating risk

WASHINGTON For L3 Technologies Inc, it's not a case of if but when the maker of everything from airport scanners to night vision equipment for the military will get bigger through acquisitions.

24 May 2018

Cerberus seeks sale of U.S. defense contractor DynCorp-sources

DynCorp International Inc, a U.S. defense contractor owned by private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP, is exploring a sale that could fetch more than $1.3 billion, three people familiar with the matter said.

23 May 2018

Congress reviewing sale of precision munitions to Saudis, UAE: sources

WASHINGTON The Trump administration, working to increase exports of U.S.-made weapons, has asked the U.S. Congress to review the sale of more than 120,000 precision-guided munitions to allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sources said on Tuesday.

23 May 2018

U.S. Congress reviewing sale of precision munitions to Saudis, UAE - sources

WASHINGTON, May 22 The Trump administration, working to increase exports of U.S.-made weapons, has asked the U.S. Congress to review the sale of more than 120,000 precision-guided munitions to allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sources said on Tuesday.

22 May 2018

Trump administration to publish proposed rule changes for gun exports: official

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is preparing to publish on Thursday long-delayed proposed rule changes for the export of U.S. firearms, a State Department official said on Tuesday.

07 May 2018

Lockheed resumes F-35 jet deliveries to Pentagon

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Defense resumed accepting F-35 jet deliveries from Lockheed Martin Corp last week after reaching an agreement on covering the costs to fix a production error, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday.

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