| May 8, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Gov. Rick Scott’s news release today about Northrop Grumman uses some vague terms.
According to the governor’s statement, the company “could create up to” 1,800 jobs in the future. Compare that with Northrop’s own...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Despite controversy raging about the sudden explosion of drone technology, businesses are eagerly announcing new products at this week’s AUVSI expo at the Orange County Convention Center.
The conference, called simply AUVSI's Unmanned Systems...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company.
A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
| Feb 7, 2014
Three technicians walk on the left delta wing of the full scale mockup of Lockheed supersonic transport that stretches 273 feet from nose to tail....
| Dec 29, 2013
When the airplanes of the Curtiss Flying School first took to the skies over Newport News Point on Dec. 29, 1915, there was no Norfolk Naval Air Station or Langley Field.
The pioneering Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station — as it was also called...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Oklahoma may be at the nexus of violent tornadoes and scientific developments in unmanned aircraft, but the state faces stiff competition in its bid to become one of the first six federal sites allowed to test the technology.
Fifty applications have...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:45 PM
An intelligence contractor's disclosure of covert National Security Agency surveillance programs reopened a debate Monday over how much the government relies on private companies for spy work and whether those firms must do more to vet employees and...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Defense contractors Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman said Thursday that they've won a $91 million contract for radars to be used on Saudi Arabia's Apache attack helicopters.
Northrop Grumman said its share of the Longbow work would be handled from...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:22 PM
The Pentagon decision to suspend security clearance vetting for some defense contractors is likely to have little impact on either the Defense Department or private industry, officials from both said.
On Friday, the Defense Security Service stopped...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Perry Hall High School graduate Nathaniel Lebedda has been named Baltimore County recipient of a $10,000 Engineering Scholars Awards scholarship from the Northrop Grumman Corp.
Lebedda, who received his diploma from Perry Hall on May 31, is one of 24...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:54 AM
A recent Fallston High School graduate is one of 24 winners in Northrop Grumman Corporation's 11th annual Engineering Scholars Program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland...