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  • Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast

    Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast
    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....
  • Resurrecting a stealthy giant

    Resurrecting a stealthy giant
    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....
  • Lockheed reels in foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia, Iraq

    Lockheed reels in foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia, Iraq
    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. Orlando-...
  • U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf

    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...
  • North Hollywood High wins national cyber-security competition

    North Hollywood High wins national cyber-security competition
    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...
  • Military weather satellite set for launch from Vandenberg base

    Military weather satellite set for launch from Vandenberg base
    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...
  • California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

    California Senate approves property tax break for space firms
    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...
  • F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake

    F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake
    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...
  • Thunderbirds, Blue Angels line up air show dates in Florida

    Thunderbirds, Blue Angels line up air show dates in Florida
    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...
  • Dale Gardner dies at 65; spacewalker on first satellite rescue mission

    Dale Gardner dies at 65; spacewalker on first satellite rescue mission
    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...
  • Thomas V. Jones dies at 93; former Northrop CEO

    Thomas V. Jones dies at 93; former Northrop CEO
    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...
  • 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...