Posts by Lara Seligman

Boeing’s New Air Force One To Get Additional Scrutiny

in Ares Mar 28, 2017
USAF has installed a two-star general to oversee Boeing’s Air Force One replacement, adding a new level of scrutiny to the high-profile program....

Trump Probably Won’t Cancel F-35. Just Ask Jim Mattis

in Ares Jan 12, 2017
Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Gen. James Mattis, provided a simple explanation for the President-Elect's muddled comments......

Trump Meets With Boeing, Lockheed CEOs, DOD Brass

in Ares Dec 21, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump met with the CEOs of top aerospace firms Boeing and Lockheed Martin as well as a group of top Pentagon brass on......

JPO Chief Defends F-35 Program After Trump Tweet

in Ares Dec 19, 2016
Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter took a lot of heat last week when president-elect Donald Trump slammed the program as “out of control.” But......

Lockheed Stock Drops Sharply After Trump's F-35 Tweet

in Ares Dec 12, 2016
Lockheed Martin's shares dropped sharply Dec. 12 after Donald Trump slammed the company's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) for "out of control" costs......

Trump Slams 'Out Of Control' F-35

in Ares Dec 11, 2016
Donald Trump left the collective defense community quaking in its boots last week after he threatened to cancel Boeing's new Air Force one. Now he's......

Northrop Grumman Names Former Air Force Chief Welsh To Board

in Ares Dec 08, 2016
Northrop Grumman has named recently retired Gen. Mark Welsh, former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, to its board of directors, the company announced......

Trump Vows To 'Negotiate' Price Of Boeing's New Air Force One

in Ares Dec 07, 2016
Donald Trump vowed early Dec. 7 to "negotiate" the price of Boeing's new Air Force One, pledging to cancel the order if costs don't come down....

Trump Wants To Cancel Boeing’s Air Force One

in Ares Dec 06, 2016
As Boeing struggles to maintain production of its iconic 747-8 widebody, President-Elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to urge the U.S. Air Force to......

Jim Talent Trump’s Top Pick For SecDef?

in Ares Nov 30, 2016
Former Sen. Jim Talent of Missouri is emerging as the front runner to be President-Elect Trump’s Secretary of Defense, according to a source advising......