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Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace & Defense Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on the aerospace, defense, and homeland security industries. Coverage includes high-stakes litigation and enforcement, plus policy developments, export controls, and significant defense contract awards.



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Latest News in Aerospace & Defense

  • July 20, 2018

    Boeing Must Face Suit Over Benefits After Kan. Plant Sale

    A Kansas federal judge ruled Friday that Boeing Co. must face claims that the company’s treatment of workers’ benefits after it sold a Kansas plant to Spirit AeroSystems Inc. in 2005 violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and Boeing cannot hold five separate trials to resolve the allegations.

  • July 20, 2018

    Lawmakers Back Down On ZTE Sanctions In Defense Bill

    The National Defense Authorization Act won’t include a U.S. Senate-backed provision that would have barred ZTE Corp. from buying American components, according to a series of public statements issued Friday from a bipartisan group of lawmakers incensed about the turnaround.

  • July 20, 2018

    Ex-Background Checker Pleads Guilty To Lying About Work

    A former federal contractor pled guilty in Washington, D.C., federal court to lying about carrying out work on federal background checks used to determine security clearances, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday.

  • July 20, 2018

    Singapore Health System Breach Affects 1.5M Patients

    Online attackers have breached Singapore's largest health care database and have stolen personal records belonging to about 1.5 million people, in a haul that included a list of the prime minister's medications, officials said Friday.

  • July 20, 2018

    Deals Rumor Mill: Airbus, HSE24, LifePoint

    Airbus is reportedly taking another stab at selling PFW Aerospace, German home shopping network HSE24 is getting ready to go public, and Apollo Global Management is in serious discussions to buy hospital operator LifePoint Health.

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