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Marcus Weisgerber

Global Business Editor

Marcus Weisgerber
Marcus Weisgerber is the global business editor for Defense One, where he writes about the intersection of business and national security. He has been covering defense and national security issues for more than a decade, previously as Pentagon correspondent for Defense News and chief editor of Inside the Air Force. He has reported from Afghanistan, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, and often travels with the defense secretary and other senior military officials.

The US Army Just Placed What Might Be Its Last Order for Black Hawk Helicopters

The deal with Sikorsky comes just months before the military is expected to choose a company to build a replacement.


Leonardo DRS to Merge with Israeli Radar-Maker RADA

The deal would beef up the air-defense offerings of the U.S. arm of the Italian company, and into the top 50 largest defense firms.


Raytheon Technologies to Move HQ from Massachusetts to Northern Virginia

The move means the five largest defense contractors will all call the D.C. region home.


The New Air Force Ones Are Late, So the Old Planes Need More Cash, Official Says

Air Force acquisition chief cites 2- to 3-year delay, which Boeing blames on subcontractor and supply problems.


Another US Hypersonic Missile Hits Mach 5 in Test, Air Force Says

Three different U.S. weapons have now demonstrated successful hypersonic flight.


Raytheon Technologies Invests in Hypersonic Aircraft Startup Hermeus

It’s the first investment by the aerospace and defense giant’s new venture arm.

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Lockheed Secretly Worked to Block Airbus’ Influence in Washington—While Teaming on Major Pentagon Bid

Internal email reveals U.S. company’s pressure to deny Europeans’ application to powerful trade group.