| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON — Pratt & Whitney says the "root cause" of the June 23 engine failure on a Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet should be clear by the end of September, which would pave the way for over $1 billion in contracts for an additional 84...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean.
One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As the Syrian government warplane flew overhead, Malik Abu Iskandaroon ran to a storage room and grabbed a Russian-made surface-to-air missile.
Moments later, on the roof of the three-story villa, which serves as air force headquarters for the Harakat...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando simulation and training division has captured a major slice of the U.S. military's latest F-35 contract — a $122 million deal to build key support equipment for the much-criticized next-generation stealth fighter....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:21 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal officials say they are nearing a fix for the engine that powers Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 fighter jet and that engine-maker Pratt & Whitney has agreed to pay to retrofit 156 already delivered.
Pentagon chief arms buyer Frank...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said Tuesday. The Islamists launched an attack on the town of...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:29 PM
An armed Chinese fighter jet conducted what Pentagon officials called an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy submarine-hunting aircraft during a routine patrol above international waters.
Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:04 PM
On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years."
Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:54 AM
If all the dollars and cents, bricks and mortar eventually fall into place, the University of Central Florida will make a national showcase out of its proposed smart-sensor research and manufacturing center in Osceola County.
One thing has become clear,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Iraq will turn to Iran, Russia and elsewhere for arms and military advice if the Obama administration won't supply what it needs to halt an Al Qaeda splinter group, Iraq's ambassador to the United States said Tuesday.
Ambassador Lukman Faily said that...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A bitter fight has broken out between aerospace industry behemoths over fast-tracked legislation that could provide one company with an upper hand in an upcoming $55-billion competition to build a fleet of next-generation stealth bombers.
On one side is...