| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:20 PM
By Andrea Shalal-Esa
WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department
plans to ask Congress for $4.5 billion in extra missile defense
funding over the next five years as part of the fiscal 2015
budget request, say congressional sources and an...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Defense contractor Raytheon Co. announced Chief Executive William H. Swanson will step down in March and will be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Thomas A. Kennedy.
Swanson, who turns 65 in February, has served as the company’s CEO since 2003....
| Dec 20, 2013
"Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan," said Harry Truman, "I know he is going to vote against me." The hosannas to bipartisanship accompanying the budget deal passed this week should have served as fair warning to the rest of us that we lost...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:15 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
In honor of our nation’s military and retired Veterans, local businesses take time to say “thanks” to those who serve our country
Abuelo’s Mexican restaurant will celebrate this Veterans Day with a promotion benefitting...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
With a martini in hand, John Cashen was deep in a discussion of military electronics, when a 747 jetliner seemed to float past in slow motion onto LAX's south runway complex.
Cashen, who pioneered the radar-evading design of the B-2 Stealth bomber,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Two decades ago, One Wilshire was just another fading office tower losing its white-collar tenants to splashy new skyscrapers nearby. Today the unassuming high-rise is one of the most valuable in the city, having sold for a record $437.5 million.
| Sep 5, 2013
The moutzes of September are already flying as high as Raytheon stock while President Barack Obama considers sending Tomahawk cruise missiles toward Syria, at a reported cost of about a million dollars apiece.
Yet there's one little problem with the...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Judah Aderhold, 13, will be competing in the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition May 9-12.
Judah, who is from Bath, will join three other top students in representing South Dakota at the competition in Washington, D.C.
"It feels amazing,"...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Courtesy of U.S. Navy Department Library Abrams, Fred P., Civilian Employee, Production Department, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Allen, Philip H., LCDR, USN, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Arsenault, Tilmon J., ENCA (SS)-P2, USN.
Babcock, Ronald C., LTJG, USN....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Can women cope with combat? A storm of opinions was unleashed in January in response to the U.S. military lifting its ban on women in combat roles. Many saw the move as a positive one. Others were concerned that differences in physical strength would...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:44 PM
UC Riverside’s student Senate this week passed a controversial resolution urging the university system to divest from nine companies that the students contend are violating the human rights of Palestinians and aiding Israel’s occupation of the...