| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:58 PM
A piece of the area's manufacturing and military history returned home when two Talos missiles were installed at the Military Honor Park.
The Military Honor Park is near the South Bend Regional Airport.
John C. Schalliol, who retired as executive...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:16 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Pentagons Missile Defense Agency is warning its employees and contractors to stop using their government computers to surf the Internet for porn sites.
MDA Executive Director John James Jr., issued a memo acknowledging that...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:55 PM
This is American exceptionalism: "Now I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds."
But you have to say it without the doubt, the regret -- the horror -- of Robert Oppenheimer, theoretical physicist extraordinaire and director of the Manhattan Project,...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:18 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur left its homeport at Naval Base San Diego Friday for an eight-month deployment to the Persian Gulf.
The Decatur and its crew of 33 officers, 39 chief petty officers and 210 enlisted personnel will...
| Mar 21, 2013
Foreign policy is often a form of theater, with elaborate rituals and pretenses that no one takes too literally. But rarely have the gimmicks of stagecraft been as obvious as in the latest standoff between North Korea and the United States.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
“The combat system is the brain that helps you fire ‘the bullet,’ which is actually an extremely complex missile,” Danielle Hilliard says of her highly technical job in air and missile defense.
She uses simple visual images to...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One of the reasons Congress seems reluctant to stop budget sequestration ("The sequester stand-off," Feb. 7) is that few realize the real consequences of indiscriminately slashing spending in blind, indiscriminate fashion –– particularly for...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...