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  • Watch Navy helicopter drone's first flight above Southern California

    Watch Navy helicopter drone's first flight above Southern California
    The U.S. Navy conducted the first flight of a next-generation helicopter drone, which is designed to fly twice as long and has three times the payload capacity of the current model in the military arsenal. The MQ-8C Fire Scout flew for seven minutes...
  • Defense firms see shares rise after Pentagon budget plan is detailed

    Defense firms see shares rise after Pentagon budget plan is detailed
    Major U.S. weapon makers watched their shares tick upward in trading Monday after the announcement of the Pentagon’s budget plan. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined details on the fiscal 2015 budget request, which shielded large, big-ticket...
  • Top secret British combat drone 'Taranis' makes first flight

    Top secret British combat drone 'Taranis' makes first flight
    A sleek British-made drone resembling a flying arrowhead has begun test flights above an undisclosed test range in a military program that will greatly expand the country’s unmanned capabilities. The flight details of the $302-million program were...
  • Global Hawk drone flies into budget battle between Pentagon, Congress

    Global Hawk drone flies into budget battle between Pentagon, Congress
    When the Air Force looked for ways to save money last year to deal with declining budgets, officials decided to halt work on a high-flying, long-endurance spy drone built in Palmdale by defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. At a cost of $35,000 per...
  • College football bowl games 2013 schedule

     
    College football bowl games 2013 schedule: Dates, times, matchups and TV networks for the college football 2013-14 bowl game season. College Football Postseason Highlights Heisman Trophy Presentation (ESPN, Dec. 14) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (ESPN, Dec. 28)...
  • Letters: Two views of the Global Hawk

    Re "Global Hawk flies into budget battle," Dec. 6 The Air Force's decision to curtail its use of the Global Hawk spy drone demonstrates how clouded decisions can become in today's fiscally constrained environment. Near-term decisions based on fiscal...
  • Famed LAX hangout the Proud Bird to remain open

    Famed LAX hangout the Proud Bird to remain open
    The Proud Bird, the historic LAX restaurant that has been a hangout for some of the nation’s biggest aviation pioneers, will remain open for at least another year after the owner was able to secure a temporary new lease from the Los Angeles World...
  • Kent Kresa sells Beverly Hills estate for $27.5 million

    Kent Kresa sells Beverly Hills estate for $27.5 million
    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...
  • Six states chosen as drone testing sites; California among losers

    WASHINGTON -- After a fierce nationwide competition that offers potentially big economic benefits for the winners, six sites were selected Monday for testing of how drones can be more widely used in U.S. airspace. The Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Drone giant California loses bids for federal testing sites

    Drone giant California loses bids for federal testing sites
    WASHINGTON — Although California is home to some of the nation's biggest drone manufacturers, the state was passed over Monday when the federal government picked six sites across the nation for testing the use of robotic aircraft in U.S. airspace....
  • Proposed Pentagon budget cuts would shrink Army, retire aircraft

    Proposed Pentagon budget cuts would shrink Army, retire aircraft
    WASHINGTON — The Army will shrink to its lowest troop levels since before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon from the wartime buildup of the last 13 years, and calls for...
  • Our leaders let an opportunity fly by

    Our leaders let an opportunity fly by
    SACRAMENTO—You might think that testing robotic aircraft for future civilian use would be a quintessential California enterprise. But not if you're a U.S. senator from the state. The governor's not exactly a cheerleader for the idea, either....