| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Nearly a quarter of a century after it began, one of the largest legal disputes in defense industry history was finally settled with two major weapons makers agreeing to pay the federal government $400 million in goods and services.
The U.S. Court of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Despite President Obama's campaign pledge to "push the reset button" on U.S. relations with Russia, America's dealings with its erstwhile Cold War adversary recently have been anything but smooth. Moscow and Washington clashed last year over Russia's...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Using a bit of creative engineering, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles unit has come up with a color surveillance system for the U.S. Army's Apache helicopter.
The latest advance in the Apache's piloting and weapons system brings high-...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:39 PM
An Iranian man today pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal courtroom to trying to illegally export missile parts and other equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. law, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald's office said today.
Authorities say Davoud Baniameri in...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:44 AM
A recent report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments concluded, "Historically the U.S. military has often been slow to identify, adequately prioritize, and respond effectively to the emerging challenges likely to impose the greatest...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:44 AM
An Iranian national has been sentenced here to 51 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to his efforts to illegally export missile components and radio test sets from the United States to Iran, prosecutors said today.
| Apr 13, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A submarine under construction will be named the USS Illinois, the Secretary of the Navy announced today.
One of five Virginia-class attack submarines being built in Newport News, Va., the USS Illinois would be the second ship named after the state,...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Alvin Ralph Eaton, a pioneer in modern guided missile systems and the longest-serving employee at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, died of cancer Oct. 20. He was 91 and lived in Clarksville.
Mr. Eaton's 66-year career coincided with —...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Under its new ruler, Kim Jong Un, North Korea has reverted to its old tactics of provocation and aggression with the launch this week of a long-range missile it claims was intended to put the country's first satellite into orbit. It's unclear whether...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The Navy announced the award a Connecticut shipyard a $2 billion award to research and develop the next class of ballistic missile submarines late Friday.
Groton, Conn.,-based General Dynamics Electric Boat will lead the Ohio-class replacement...
| May 19, 2012
| 2:01 PM
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen would like the Chicago summit to produce at least two key results: a roadmap for aiding a post-war Afghanistan and the official go-ahead for a missile defense shield for Europe.
Rasmussen, the former prime...