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Sikorsky to cut 200 positions

UTC companies continue to eliminate positions.

Pratt & Whitney cuts another 400 employees

Layoffs in the defense sector continue.

Commercial activity bolsters aerospace firms

As the defense sector continues to shrink, a new report suggests gains in the commercial aerospace sector may be high enough to make up for losses in defense revenue

Colt’s defense, civilian gun companies merge

After about 10 years of separation, Colt has reunited its defense and civilian gun companies.

Senators ask to end Russian helicopter contract

Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy recently joined nine other senators in appealing to Department of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in reconsidering the agency's $1.11 billion helicopter contract with the Russian company Rosoboronexport.