| Jan 27, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. Army has awarded a major contract to an Indiana company and the work will be done in Indianapolis.
The Raytheon Company got a $51.5 million contract to produce a system to defeat improved explosive devices or IEDs. Raytheon is a technology...
| Jun 20, 2011
Last month, scores of public officials across Los Angeles County opened their mail to find nearly identical requests for information: Members of the Los Angeles City Council and the county Board of Supervisors, the Community Redevelopment Agency and...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:31 AM
Science, math and engineering are some of the most complex subjects in school. But playing basketball with robots made learning a lot more fun for the students at the FIRST Robotics Competition.
FIRST stands for inspiration and recognition of science and...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Roberta Medford writes (“Keep bombers away from Rose Parade”, Dec. 18) to criticize the U.S. Air Force’s flyover of a B-2 stealth bomber in Pasadena’s Rose Parade. In contrast, I applaud and look forward to it playing an...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Boeing Co beat out Lockheed Martin to retain its position as the prime contractor for the U.S. long-range missile shield, the Pentagon said on Friday.
The U.S. Defense Department said it was awarding Boeing a $3.48 billion, seven-year contract to...
| Mar 28, 2010
Elinor Smith Sullivan, who was considered one of the youngest and most daring pilots in the 1920s when she set a number of flying records, died March 19 of kidney failure at a nursing home in Palo Alto, her family said. She was 98.
| Mar 4, 2010
To grab a beer, Israel Arrieta doesn't just stroll to the fridge; he has to walk out his back door to the side of the house, where he pries a chicken-wire screen off a basement window and scrambles, crab position, down a wooden ladder.
| Aug 27, 2008
She worked on the corporate side of the aerospace industry for 30 years. She intersected and dialogued and facilitated. She drove a Realtor's champagne Cadillac CTS. She raised three sons. She kept her family together as her husband drank himself to...
| Nov 13, 2009
| 11:46 AM
Indianapolis Metro Police were called to a home near East 21st and Shadeland Avenue around 8:30 Friday morning after armed gunman held four people hostage for 30 minutes.
What investigators would later find includes things you would expect . . ....
| Jan 16, 2009
| 4:30 PM
One in an ever expanding list of ironies about Obama is his nomination of Raytheon lobbying exec William Lynn, to the Number 2 slot at defense -- which on the surface, seems like a strange way to end the influence......
| Jan 22, 2009
| 4:30 PM
The Project on Government Oversight (POGO) is impressed with Obama's new ethics rules, including a two-year ban on lobbyists who enter government working on the same issues they lobbied on. But they wonder how this squares with the decision to......
| Jan 23, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva William Lynn, President Barack Obama's pick for deputy Defense secretary and a former Raytheon lobbyist, says he will sell his stock in the military contractor to free him from conflicts in the new administration. The Obama White......