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1 hr ago | The Sand Trap

Caddy Camp Article - NYT

At Sankaty Head Golf Club , a circa 1923 links course that features a working lighthouse and hugs the shoreline in Siasconset, some wait a dozen years to join a membership roster that includes Jack Welch , the former chairman and chief executive of General Electric, and Bob Wright, the former chairman of NBC Universal .


Related Topix: Jack Welch, Financial Services, General Electric

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Happy 60th Anniversary Hercules

This Saturday, August 23, 2014 is a special day for the C-130 Hercules. Sixty years ago on this date was the first flight of what would become one of the world's most successful aircraft.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Abilene, TX, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | Engadget

Engineers develop damage-detecting 'skin' for airplanes

Modern aircraft require lots of ground checks to ensure they're safe to fly, but researchers at BAE Systems believe they've found new hi-tech way to minimize that down time.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Gadgets

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Electronic Skin Could Help Airplanes 'Feel '

Concerns about airplane safety are are at a fever pitch thanks to the very visible nature of plane crashes in the past year.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

Weekly Market Wrap: August 22, 2014

Our mission at Market News Video is to produce and distribute quality online videos about the stock markets and publicly traded companies.


Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Apple, Startups, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman

Business Journal

DDC hires new aerospace executive

The Dayton Development Coalition has made a new hire to attract more aerospace companies to Dayton.


Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

Stars and Stripes

F-35 software testing slowed by restrictions after a fire

Flight restrictions on Lockheed Martin's F-35 are hampering the Pentagon's ability to conduct the software tests the plane must pass before it can be declared combat-ready by next July, according to the Pentagon's weapons-testing office.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Bethesda, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Amid U.S. air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the U.S. military to become Iraq's air force.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Military, US Air Force, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

DefenceTalk News

F-16V Completes Major Capability Milestone

The newest configuration of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the F-16V, has reached a major capability milestone with the integration of a new Active Electronically Scanned Array radar.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, United Space Alliance, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology, Lockheed Martin, Advertising, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Richmond News

RITE Richmond announces trustee candidates

RITE Richmond's incumbent school board trustees, Norm Goldstein and Rod Belleza, aim to return to their jobs after November's municpal elections with the addition of Michael Starchuck, who is hoping third time is the charm in his bid to become a trustee.


Related Topix: Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates


Exclusive: Lockheed, suppliers brainstorm how to lower F-35 operating costs

Lockheed Martin Corp met with 90 key suppliers last week to brainstorm ways to lower the long-term cost of operating and maintaining the F-35 fighter jets from the Pentagon's current forecast of $1.02 trillion through 2065.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, TX

Sys-Con Media

LMI Aerospace Hits Milestone - Celebrates 2,000th Crew Floor

LMI Aerospace manufactures and supplies complex structural components and major sub-assemblies for leading airframe manufacturers throughout various aviation industries.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, LMI Aerospace

The Raw Story

Boeing one step closer to completing its space taxi

Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, making it the only one of four rival bidders to finish the NASA work on time, company officials said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Manufacturing, Sierra Nevada, Amazon

Seeking Alpha

General Electric's Capital Conundrum

Nearly all industrial-manufacturing finance supports grid infrastructures provisioning basic services for entire populations - power, water, telecommunications, agriculture, health-care, transportation, education.


Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Go Smart Solutions, General Health System, Media, Medicine, GE Aviation Systems, PCS Research Technology, IT Services, Hospital Administration, Pressure BioSciences, Healthcare Industry

Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director W William Coon, Jr. Sells 1,000 Shares

Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director W William Coon, Jr. unloaded 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 20th.


Related Topix: Willis Lease Finance, Leasing


GE Software Solutions Makes It Easier to Manage Europe's Grid

As Europe drives towards greater energy efficiency and increased grid complexity, GE continues its mission to help utilities build a modern grid to meet electricity demands.


Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric


Michael Brown tribute planned for upcoming Salt-N-Pepa show in RVA

The unrest in Ferguson has gotten the attention of people across the country --- including here in Richmond.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Richmond, MO, Willis Lease Finance, Leasing

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Northrop Grumman Wins US Navy CANES Shipboard Network Full Deployment Contract

Aug. 20, 2014 - The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence systems across the fleet.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Computers, Science, Computer Science

Aerotech News And Review

Northrop Grumman developing XS-1 experimental spaceplane design for DARPA

Northrop Grumman Corporation with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic is developing a preliminary design for DARPA's Experimental Spaceplane XS-1, shown here in an artist's concept.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA

Business Journal

Chinese businessman indicted over hack plot of two defense giants

A Chinese national has been indicted in California on five felony charges related to a computer hacking ploy that targeted The Boeing Co.


Related Topix: Boeing, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin


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