| May 1, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Toyota's plan to close its Torrance headquarters and ship 3,000 jobs to a Dallas suburb has triggered a new round of hand-wringing among those who see business-friendly Texas gaining at the expense of regulation-choked California.
In Austin, Texas Gov....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It wasn't long after the morning sun came up over the Mojave Desert that Sean Byrne noticed a black speck fluttering just above the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.
He knew what it was, as did the other workers from Northrop Grumman Corp....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando operations have received two U.S.-sponsored foreign military deals worth a total of almost $50 million to provide weapons systems and support to Iraq and Saudi Arabia, according to Department of Defense figures.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf.
The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said.
The idea is that the laser...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:26 PM
A team of tech-savvy students from North Hollywood High clinched the national championship this past weekend in Maryland at the CyberPatriot VI competition, which tests their cyber-security knowledge.
Composed of 11th-graders, Team Azure -- Henry...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:18 PM
For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s facility in Sunnyvale waiting for the day it would be launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
On Thursday morning, the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:36 PM
SACRAMENTO — Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gear under a bill approved overwhelmingly Thursday by the state Senate.
The proposal, AB 777...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:05 PM
It was a lone F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet that produced the sonic boom Wednesday that produced the rumbling so intense some Los Angeles and Orange County residents insisted it was an earthquake.
The confirmation Thursday from the U.S. Navy came as...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The skies are clearing for air shows in Florida for the upcoming year and beyond with the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels nailing down dates, and the Sunshine State has a lot of stops on their tours.
Both military performance teams will make...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Wearing a nitrogen-powered jet pack, Dale Gardner stepped from the space shuttle, alone and untethered, 224 miles above Earth.
Armed with a 5-foot probe called a stinger, Gardner drifted toward a wayward satellite, the Westar 6, which was spinning...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:18 PM
When Thomas V. Jones took control of Northrop Corp. in 1960, it was a secondary aerospace company whose future was uncertain, but the legendary gambles Jones made over the next 30 years swept the company to the top ranks of the defense industry during the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Former General Motors and Northrop Grumman Chairman Kent Kresa has sold his Beverly Hills estate for $27.5 million.
The restored Spanish Colonial Revival mansion, built in 1927, sits on 1.75 landscaped acres. The grounds feature parking for 30 cars, a...