| May 7, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. may be poised to at least double its previously announced expansion in Melbourne, a move that could mean $500 million in capital investment and a total of 1,800 jobs in aircraft design work, according to published reports Wednesday....
| May 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. revealed Thursday its second major Space Coast expansion in as many years, a move that could potentially create 1,800 high-paying jobs and provide a $500 million lift for an area still hard-hit from the end of the space-shuttle...
| 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....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinÃ©ma vÃ©ritÃ©, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90.
In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:22 AM
CHESTER — The power of Boeing to insist on lower prices by its supply chain is so great that the Federal Reserve mentioned it as a factor in the Northeast's regional economy.
Even for suppliers who don't directly sell to the Boeing or Airbus...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Northrop Grumman Corp. will break ground Monday on a new space engineering facility in Linthicum, according to a release from the defense contractor.
The $20 million, 25,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed next summer. Eighty...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:01 PM
A seal issue caused the engine failure that kept the Bombardier CSeries jet from its debut at this week's Farnborough Airshow in England, a Pratt & Whitney official said.
"The issue is a seal problem in the oil system. The fan-drive gear system is rock...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Northrop Grumman broke ground Monday on a 25,00-square-foot facility specializing in cargo bound for space, the latest expansion to Maryland's slowly growing space industry.
The $20 million center near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:54 PM
For the first time in a decade, the Air Force has opened up a rocket competition to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
The Air Force released a request for proposal on Tuesday to companies that want to...