| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:07 AM
A decision by Boeing to end production of the C-17 Globemaster, the military's large transport aircraft, will lower yearly revenues at Pratt & Whitney by $400 million, one defense analyst estimated Thursday.
Pratt, a division of Hartford-based United...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Pratt & Whitney said Monday it is cooperating with authorities after federal agents arrested a former employee for trying to ship documents to Iran related to the U.S. military's Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
The East Hartford defense contractor, the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:58 PM
With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead.
In the first quarter of this year, there...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:14 PM
United Technologies Corp. Chief Executive Officer Louis R. Chênevert took home $24.68 million last year, an increase of 26 percent from 2012, according to federal filings.
Chênevert, 56, received a 4.4 percent increase in base salary to $1.76 million....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:52 PM
It sure beats for-sale signs in East Hartford and Stratford.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's deal with United Technologies Corp. lets the company use $400 million in tax credits over two decades in return for keeping subsidiaries Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
DefenseNews.com reports: United Technologies Corp. (UTC) is considering the future of America’s leading helicopter maker, Sikorsky, and whether to sell, spinoff or forge a strategic merger for the manufacturer of the Black Hawk, one of the world&...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:00 PM
EAST HARTFORD — For decades, aerospace manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney have fabricated engine parts by tooling, lathing, milling and forging.
Now, they're printing.
Unlike that laser printer in your office, there is no toner, no paper and...
| Jun 5, 2011
Edward Cumming, outgoing music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around town.
Cumming is the new associate professor of conducting and director of orchestral activities at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:22 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With as much as $1.5 trillion in federal funds hanging in the balance, the mammoth healthcare and defense industries are scrambling to lobby a special congressional committee tasked with slashing the deficit -- but in markedly...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Spice the mouse was spinning happily on his exercise wheel, untroubled by the move that the Meyer family was making to escape the cold and dark.
But unlike most families, Melissa and Carl Meyer, their three kids aged 7, 5 and 3, two mice, two cats and...