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  • Raytheon says CEO will step down in March and names replacement

    Raytheon says CEO will step down in March and names replacement
    Defense contractor Raytheon Co. announced Chief Executive William H. Swanson will step down in March and will be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Thomas A. Kennedy. Swanson, who turns 65 in February, has served as the company’s CEO since 2003....
  • U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf

    U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf
    The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf. The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said. The idea is that the laser...
  • Students test cyber skills in competition at Johns Hopkins APL

    Students test cyber skills in competition at Johns Hopkins APL
    This year's winter weather is a mere dusting compared to the winter storm that college students are grappling with this weekend at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Eight teams of students are fending off a massive cyber attack...
  • Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry

    Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry
    With a martini in hand, John Cashen was deep in a discussion of military electronics, when a 747 jetliner seemed to float past in slow motion onto LAX's south runway complex. Cashen, who pioneered the radar-evading design of the B-2 Stealth bomber,...
  • L.A. Marathon is the starting line for Alfredo Garcia Jr.

    L.A. Marathon is the starting line for Alfredo Garcia Jr.
    The love affair started in 1988 near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Curious after hearing about the upcoming event, Alfredo Garcia Jr. drove to Exposition Park on a March day to see runners complete the third Los Angeles Marathon. The then 35-...
  • Advances in electronic warfare fly under the public's radar

    As the Pentagon moves beyond the relatively low-tech wars in the Middle East and turns its attention to future national security challenges, it has doubled down on sophisticated new radar-jamming devices that aim to render adversaries' air defenses...
  • Jim Newton: A mysterious inquiry

    Jim Newton: A mysterious inquiry
    Last month, scores of public officials across Los Angeles County opened their mail to find nearly identical requests for information: Members of the Los Angeles City Council and the county Board of Supervisors, the Community Redevelopment Agency and...
  • South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins

    South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins
    Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred. Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
  • Major law firm is the latest to move from Pasadena to Glendale

    A law firm recognized for its work on patent and trademark issues plans to move into Glendale by mid-December, according to city officials. Christie, Parker & Hale has signed a lease at 655 Central Ave.  and will move its 120 employees -- 45 of whom...
  • Looking forward to a stealth flyover

    Roberta Medford writes (“Keep bombers away from Rose Parade”, Dec. 18) to criticize the U.S. Air Force’s flyover of a B-2 stealth bomber in Pasadena’s Rose Parade. In contrast, I applaud and look forward to it playing an...
  • Jim Newton: What we have is a failure to communicate

    Jim Newton: What we have is a failure to communicate
    In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, public safety leaders in Southern California concluded that the need for a unified emergency communications system was so grave that they had to build it in such a way as to avoid the traditional pitfalls for huge,...