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Saudis OK Billions in Arms Sales, Congress Not So Sure

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WASHINGTON: Even as Congress inches toward cutting off arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Riyadh’s grinding war in Yemen, the United States is preparing to ship $14.5 billion worth of arms to the increasingly embattled kingdom. Those weapons include “helicopters, tanks, ships, weapons, and training,” a… Keep reading →

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Lockheed CEO Threads Way Twixt Nationalism & Allied Cooperation

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The rise of nationalist movements in the United States and among key allies in Europe is shaping how American defense firms do business, driving them to move weapons production overseas, Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson told reporters today.

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Trump Taps Former Rep. Heather Wilson As Likely Air Force Secretary;

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WASHINGTON: The nation’s spy satellite agency, the NRO, is likely to get closer scrutiny under the presumptive Air Force Secretary, Heather Wilson, a disciplined former National Security Council staffer and member of Congress. I interviewed Wilson a number of times while she was on the Hill and was always impressed with her command of the… Keep reading →

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Lockheed CEO Tells Trump Good Deal ‘Close’ For 90 Planes

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WASHINGTON: Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson is getting much more face time with the next president than she ever expected, all as part of a fascinating ballet as Donald Trump tries to force weapons costs down before he even gets sworn in. “I just had a great meeting with President-elect Trump on the F-35 program. I share… Keep reading →

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Lockheed CEO Hewson: IRAD Climbing 5%, Praises Major Air Shows

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CRYSTAL CITY, Va: As the Defense Department continues to pressure companies to share the load in this time of shrinking budgets, Lockheed CEO Marilyn Hewson told reporters today her company will boost internal research and development spending 5 percent from its current level of $700 million. “We continue to invest in our porfolio because we… Keep reading →

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Lockheed’s Newest Incoming CEO Cast As ‘Humble’ And ‘Capable’

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We offer below a useful set of insights about the new new incoming CEO of Lockheed Martin by defense consultant Loren Thompson. Thompson, a member of the Breaking Defense Board of Contributors, plays a complex role in the defense community — sometimes a consultant, sometimes an analyst — but he is always someone with excellent… Keep reading →

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Marillyn Hewson Will Helm Lockheed Martin In Kubasik’s Stead

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Marillyn A. Hewson named as #Lockheed Martin CEO effective January after board ousts Chris Kubasik. Bob Stevens, current CEO, will remain on board ColinClarkAOL

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