Defense & Aerospace

WSJ News Exclusive

U.S. aviation authorities are considering new safety-related penalties or other enforcement action against Boeing, even as they prepare to allow its 737 MAX fleet back in the air.

WSJ News Exclusive

The U.S. Air Force recently bought dozens of Chinese-made drones to use for testing and training, fueling concerns about continued use of technology that lawmakers consider a threat to national security.

Pro VC Industry News

Several of these businesses recently have entered into medical delivery partnerships with drug companies and retailers—including Merck & Co. and Walmart Inc.— that could help position them to take part in the high-profile effort to distribute Covid-19 vaccines.

Tech

The space entrepreneur said Virgin Orbit, which is aiming for additional demonstration flights in the coming months after a setback earlier this year, will require roughly $200 million in additional cash infusion.

WSJ News Exclusive

The fundraising for the satellite-launch company comes as the British billionaire’s sprawling travel-to-finance empire and the wider commercial space industry have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

Asia

North Korea celebrated 75 years of communism with a military parade at which it unveiled an intercontinental missile that is likely larger than anything else like it on Earth.

Middle East

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hezbollah of improperly storing explosive weapons in civilian areas of Lebanon’s capital that could blow up soon, adding pressure on the Iran-allied group as it faces criticism over August’s deadly explosion in Beirut.

Tech

The U.S. action threatens to cut off SMIC, which is at the heart of Beijing’s efforts to compete in advanced technology, from equipment used to manufacture chips.

Pro Bankruptcy Bankruptcy

Gun maker Remington Outdoor will be broken up and sold after a multiday bankruptcy auction, in which seven different buyers won the bidding for different parcels of the company’s weapons and ammunition holdings.

Pro Bankruptcy Bankruptcy

Impresa Aerospace, a parts maker involved in the manufacture of Boeing’s 737 MAX airliners, has filed for bankruptcy protection after losing revenue due to the aircraft’s grounding in the wake of two fatal crashes.