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  • Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers

    Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers
    A U.S. Navy plan for aircraft carrier-based drones has launched a dogfight in Washington over the role of the robotic planes in combat. The Navy has asked contractors for reconnaissance drones — essentially spy planes, with only limited ability to...
  • Sikorsky Wins Contract To Build New Presidential Helicopters

    Sikorsky Wins Contract To Build New Presidential Helicopters
    Sikorsky helicopters will get to keep their parking spots on the South Lawn of the White House. The company Wednesday afternoon won a multibillion-dollar Navy contract to replace the president's aged fleet of Marine One transportation helicopters,...
  • Reality check on Northrop's big plans

    Reality check on Northrop's big plans
    Now that the dust has settled after Northrop Grumman Corp.'s announcement of yet another big expansion on the Space Coast, it might be time for a reality check. Although it's possible the company might build the next-generation B-2 stealth bomber in...
  • Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid

    Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid
    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...
  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk suggests rival hired official in return for deal

    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk suggests rival hired official in return for deal
    Elon Musk, chief executive of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., went on Twitter to suggest that his competitors hired an Air Force official in return for a big contract. The 42-year-old billionaire didn't offer backup for his accusations against...
  • Amazing NASA video shows the sun erupting in unprecedented detail

    Amazing NASA video shows the sun erupting in unprecedented detail
    You've never seen a solar eruption video quite like this before. After 11 months in space, NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) has captured video of a coronal mass ejection in unprecedented detail, and the results are spectacular.  And...
  • Scott's Northrop announcement: 'Could create up to' 1,800 jobs

    Scott's Northrop announcement: 'Could create up to' 1,800 jobs
    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...
  • Disney and technology: Catalyst for Central Florida's tech scene?

    Disney and technology: Catalyst for Central Florida's tech scene?
    A story in today’s Sentinel by Jason Garcia touches on a big technology trend in Central Florida: Disney’s MagicBand program. Specifically, the story is about the departure of executive VP Nick Franklin. He headed up Disney’s big...
  • 5,500 And Counting: Orders Soar For Pratt's Geared Turbofan Engine

    5,500 And Counting: Orders Soar For Pratt's Geared Turbofan Engine
    EAST HARTFORD — Pratt & Whitney announced Tuesday that it has 5,500 orders for its new engine for commercial aircraft, and the company's president said that the engine program has the long-term potential to sell far more than 10,000 engines. "We...
  • Patterson High students participate in White House science fair

    Patterson High students participate in White House science fair
    Countless famous footsteps have crossed the White House's entrance hall, but on Tuesday, some of the country's top science and technology dignitaries had to dodge a hovercraft made of foam and a paper bowl whizzing across the shiny pink-and-white marble....
  • Ukraine military helicopter shot down; general among 14 killed

    Ukraine military helicopter shot down; general among 14 killed
    Rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down a government military helicopter Thursday amid heavy fighting around the eastern city of Slovyansk, killing 14 soldiers including a general, Ukraine's leader said. Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the...