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Defense contractors fine (so far) with cuts

WASHINGTON - Big defense contractors are weathering the federal budget sequester far more easily than they projected, in part because they have quietly eliminated jobs over the past few years in anticipation of spending cuts.

July 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Defense-spending slowdown seen as holding back economy

WASHINGTON - A steep slowdown in defense spending tied to the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is undercutting the country's economic recovery, new government data released Friday revealed.

April 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Prospect of big military cuts could set layoffs in motion soon, firms warn

WASHINGTON - Defense contractors are speaking up increasingly loudly against the possibility of mandatory federal budget reductions starting in January, warning that the cuts would take a toll on their businesses.

June 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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