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Lockheed's Sikorsky buy could touch off a wave of M&A, observers say

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 27, 2015

Lockheed Martin's $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft could be the first in a wave of major M&A transactions to hit the defense sector, industry observers say. "The potentially precedential character of this merger for corporate strategy is it may signal other companies that the marketplace for large systems integration is gone; if you want to be a major prime contractor in the U.S. defense market going forward, you're going to have to bring a platform," said consultant Steve Grundman. Defense News (07/25)


USAF tests Gatling gun being aboard F-35

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 24, 2015

KC-46 program will make money in the long-term, Boeing CEO says

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 24, 2015

Boeing MOM aircraft could send engine makers back to the drawing board

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 29, 2015

Once-rejected electromagnetic propulsion is now a promising space drive

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 29, 2015

Kendall: China is preparing to keep the U.S. out of the Pacific

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 29, 2015

Supersonic aircraft seeks niche among business flyers

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 27, 2015

Race is on to create hypersonic weapon

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 28, 2015

Marine Corps is poised to put F-35 in service

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 28, 2015

Commentary: Long Range Strike-Bomber is crucial to U.S. security

AIA dailyLead® | Jul 28, 2015


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