| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Since 1899, the Coast Guard's shipyard at Curtis Bay has added years to the life of the sea-battered fleet, repairing and upgrading hundreds of cutters before sending them back on patrol.
So in 2002 when shipyard officials looked at the future and saw...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. is warning state regulators that it will close an Aberdeen office over the summer and lay off 52 employees.
The state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said it was notified by the company that the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:16 PM
OTTAWA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Canada, which has a history of
recent military procurement mishaps, will scrap a C$2 billion
($1.9 billion) plan to buy armored vehicles for the land forces,
the Canadian Broadcasting Corp said on Thursday.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Dec 19 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets
on several U.S.-listed companies, including Apple and Visa, on Thursday.
* JPMorgan Chase : Suntrust cuts to neutral on valuation
* Oracle Corp :...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:48 AM
By Andrea Shalal-Esa
DUBAI, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp
expects news about a multibillion dollar program to modernize
the Saudi Arabian Navy in the next several months, senior
company executives told Reuters at the Dubai Airshow on
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Hawker Beechcraft Inc, the aircraft manufacturer owned by Goldman Sachs Group Inc's private equity arm and Onex Corp, is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection, according to people familiar with the matter.
Hawker, which was bought in 2007 for $3....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. on Thursday warned of sizeable cost overruns on parts it supplies to major aircraft makers, sending its stock tumbling more than 30 percent.
The Wichita, Kansas-based company, which makes structures for wings, fuselages...
| Apr 2, 2012
Marianne Markowitz strolls through a hallway at the regional headquarters of the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Loop, not pausing to glance at the two official portraits, one of President Barack Obama, that are the only decor on a yawning...
| Aug 15, 2010
| 10:33 AM
Vivek Malhotra says the pending closure of Norfolk-based Joint Forces Command could wipe out 75 jobs at his company, VMD Systems Integrators Inc., or more than half of his total employees.
At Capstone Corp. in Virginia Beach, 110 of the firm's nearly 140...