| Sep 5, 2013
The moutzes of September are already flying as high as Raytheon stock while President Barack Obama considers sending Tomahawk cruise missiles toward Syria, at a reported cost of about a million dollars apiece.
Yet there's one little problem with the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Two decades ago, One Wilshire was just another fading office tower losing its white-collar tenants to splashy new skyscrapers nearby. Today the unassuming high-rise is one of the most valuable in the city, having sold for a record $437.5 million.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency once again missed hitting its desired target during flight test of an interceptor missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base, northwest of Santa Barbara.
The failure of the $214-million test Friday involved a ground-...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The Navy awarded a $279.4-million contract to Raytheon Co. to build the next generation of electronic attack jammers, which spew radio waves and emit other electromagnetic noise to jumble enemy signals.
Electronic warfare technology -- much of it top...
| Jan 15, 2013
Dyer Brainerd Holmes
NASA manned space flight director
Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:44 PM
UC Riverside’s student Senate this week passed a controversial resolution urging the university system to divest from nine companies that the students contend are violating the human rights of Palestinians and aiding Israel’s occupation of the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:11 PM
St. John Properties Inc. said it has completed construction on 6190 Guardian Gateway, a new three-story, 75,000-square-foot office building within the boundary of Aberdeen Proving Ground.
The building is the 10th St. John has completed at its 416-acre...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Can women cope with combat? A storm of opinions was unleashed in response to the U.S. military lifting its ban on women in combat roles. Many saw the move as a positive one. Others were concerned that differences in physical strength would put teams at...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Berger, 58, of Karper Road, Mercersburg, Pa., died at 11:54 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center following a two-month illness.
Born May 6, 1954, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Bernice B....
| Jan 27, 2013
The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Harford County has a civilian labor force of approximately 140,000 people with a population of about 249,000.
The private sector accounts for the largest share of jobs held by county residents, 62,000 in all. According to the Harford County Office of...