| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:59 PM
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...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
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,...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:52 AM
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...
| 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 23, 2014
| 8:43 PM
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...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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.
| 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 20, 2014
| 8:04 AM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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.
| May 27, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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....
| May 29, 2014
| 4:19 AM
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...