ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has delivered the first of eight Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) missile defense systems to the U.S. Army two months ahead of schedule.
Defense stocks and spending are on the rise.
Changes in economy have shored up weak areas.
Shares of Boeing are headed for their best close of the year as the defense sector appears to be on the verge of a new rally leg.
An open, free nation could easily turn itself in a more protectionist direction as a response to such consistency.