RTX

By Antoine Fafard
Boeing was the top revenue generator among the major aerospace companies in 2023 but was also the only Top 10 company to report a net loss.
AWIN Knowledge Center

By Matthew Fulco
GlobalFoundries (GF) has been awarded $1.5 billion through the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act that will be used to manufacture secure chips.
Supply Chain

By Byron Callan
Politics, historical context and the workings of the U.S. defense industrial complex are among the reasons.
Supply Chain

By Michael Bruno
The supply chain feeding RTX is “broadly” stabilizing and improving, the company’s chief financial officer says.
Supply Chain

By Steve Trimble
DARPA grants under the umbrella of REMA have been awarded to Anduril, RTX, Leidos, Northrop Grumman and SoarTech.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Round the world on hydrogen; first-responder VTOL competition; stop-fold tiltrotor; another Chinese eVTOL.
Emerging Technologies

By Sash Tusa
Manufacturers of radars, missiles and system integrators should see a near-decade of exceptional volume and demand.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Sean Broderick
The running daily average of grounded aircraft—most of them Airbus A320neo-family variants—is expected to be around 350 through 2026.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
A new contract awarded to Raytheon aims to expand the application and understanding of high-power microwave weapons beyond capabilities now entering service.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Matthew Fulco
Raytheon has been awarded a $20 million contract to develop an advanced multi-chip package for use in airborne, maritime and ground sensors.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Steve Trimble
The company has launched a bid to replace the Honeywell Integrated Power Package with a new system offering greater cooling capacity.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Matthew Fulco
RTX closed out 2023 strongly as its fourth-quarter earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations.
Supply Chain

By Guy Norris
The startup details the Quarterhorse flight-test plan as concept design work accelerates for the follow-on Darkhorse hypersonic cruiser.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Guy Norris
The agency and airframer are overcoming atmospheric and technical challenges to see how sustainable aviation fuel affects emissions and contrails.
Emerging Technologies

By Michael Bruno
Phil Jasper will become president of Raytheon, with longtime leader Wes Kremer leaving the position Jan. 7, the company has said.
Missile Defense & Weapons

Alex Krutz
More companies are likely to need a strong focus on operations to execute challenging business initiatives.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

The award to Raytheon/MBDA joint venture Comlog will supply GEM-T missiles to Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, and Spain initially, although NATO says other Patriot users are expected “to benefit from the conditions of the contract.”
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble, Guy Norris
As the first U.S. hypersonic weapons enter service, defense officials are searching for new ideas for high-speed propulsion and to dramatically reduce prices.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
German lawmakers have approved €3 billion ($3.3 billion) in spending for the procurement of some 1,900 missiles.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Michael Bruno
Industry titans will continue to sell off businesses, and private equity will continue to play a central role.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Michael Bruno
If 2023 is any indication, 2024 could be a yearlong Festivus in the supply chain.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Michael Bruno
Heir apparent Chris Calio to take over sprawling aerospace and defense giant.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Michael Bruno
Chris Calio will become the next CEO of RTX, arguably the world’s largest aerospace and defense company by annual sales, on May 2, 2024.
Supply Chain

By Michael Bruno
L3Harris Technologies is adding two members to its board of directors, including a former CEO of erstwhile Raytheon, a deal with activist investor D.E. Shaw.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Matthew Fulco
The coming year is shaping up to be even better than 2023 for aerospace and defense companies with both cash flow and profitability looking robust.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain