| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:07 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Florida's hopes of becoming the manufacturing site for the stealth bomber of the future appear to have been dashed by California, though the Sunshine State may still capture a share of the multibillion-dollar business.
Northrop Grumman Corp. has decided...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday put the finishing touch on a deal crafted with lawmakers to give aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a $420-million tax break if it helps build new stealth bombers in California.
Brown signed into law a bill by two...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:32 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank was thrown further into doubt on Wednesday after an influential conservative lawmaker labeled the bank an example of corporate cronyism that benefits multi-nationals at the expense of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:30 PM
A fire broke out on a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after an attempted takeoff at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
The radar-evading, supersonic fighter jet, a nearly $400-billion weapons program under development for more than a decade, experienced the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:35 PM
WICHITA, Kan. If Wichita and other areas are to remain key aviation clusters for years to come, they must continue to innovate, globalize, and train and keep talent.
Those are the issues facing the United States aviation industry if it is to maintain its...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 1:05 PM
IRBIL, Iraq The battle for Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit stretched into a third day Sunday with both the Iraqi government and Islamist insurgents reporting heavy loss, as five jet fighters Iraq purchased from Russia arrived.
The head of Iraq's...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NASA gave the go-ahead to start full production on the most powerful rocket ever.
The rocket, known as Space Launch System, is set to blast beyond low-Earth orbit this decade to explore the deep reaches of space, including near-Earth asteroids, the moon...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Legislature went home for a month Thursday, but not before handing aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a controversial $420-million tax break.
Branded as a sweetheart deal for Lockheed, the bill sailed through the Assembly and Senate — but...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:34 PM
For 80 years, an obscure federal agency has helped Boeing Co., General Electric Co. and thousands of other U.S. firms sell products abroad. But a sudden change in the House Republican leadership has put the Export-Import Bank at risk of going out of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:55 PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a $1.28 billion contract to develop a new combat rescue helicopter based on the company's workhorse UH-60 Black Hawk, the Pentagon said Thursday.
The contract covers development and...