At Least One Defense Market Is Still Growing

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U.S. defense budgets are under pressure, with tens of billions of dollars in funding being cut this year -- and hundreds of billions in cuts coming down the pike. If U.S. defense contractors are to survive, and thrive, there's just no alternative. They must find new, growing defense markets outside U.S. borders.

But where should they go to find these growing markets? And which defense companies are making the most progress in opening up these markets? Listen in as Fool contributor Rich Smith lays it all out for you.

Boeing operates as a major player in a multitrillion-dollar defense market in which the opportunities and responsibilities are absolutely massive. However, emerging competitors and the company's execution problems have investors wondering whether Boeing will live up to its shareholder responsibilities. In our premium research report on the company, two of The Motley Fool's best minds on industrials have collaborated to provide investors with the key, must-know issues surrounding Boeing. They'll be updating the report as key news hits, so don't miss out -- simply click here now to claim your copy today.

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