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  • Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers

    Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers
    WASHINGTON -- Defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it would reduce its planned layoffs to 2,400, after the Pentagon recalled most of the civilian workers it had furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown. The move came...
  • Times journalists answer questions about reporting inside Syria

    Times journalists answer questions about reporting inside Syria
    Los Angeles Times staff writers Patrick J. McDonnell and Raja Abdulrahim recently returned from reporting trips in Syria. McDonnell, the paper’s Beirut bureau chief, was covering the war from the government side. He wrote about the start of the...
  • Santa Monica Airport crash sparks safety debate

    Santa Monica Airport crash sparks safety debate
    Santa Monica Airport is steeped in glamour and history. Douglas Aircraft Co. built its famous DC-3s there, and in 1924 it was the jumping off point for U.S. Army pilots who were the first to circumnavigate the globe by air. The first woman to fly the U....
  • Albert Wheelon dies at 84; key figure in satellite development

     Albert Wheelon dies at 84; key figure in satellite development
    Albert "Bud" Wheelon, one of the nation's central figures in the development of the first spy satellite and later the commercial communications satellite industry, has died. He was 84. Wheelon, who became one of California's most important technological...
  • Jet in Santa Monica Airport crash nearly hit homes, official says

    Jet in Santa Monica Airport crash nearly hit homes, official says
    Hours after a business jet crashed into a hangarĀ at Santa Monica Airport, the chairman of an advisory commission renewed a call for city officials to reduce operations at the airport in the name of public safety. The fiery crash occurred about 6:20 p.m....
  • Fire extinguished at scene of Santa Monica Airport crash

    Fire extinguished at scene of Santa Monica Airport crash
    Authorities said late Sunday night that the fires that damaged three buildings at Santa Monica Airport after a business jet crashed there have been extinguished. The crash occurred about 6:20 p.m. Monday, when a twin-engine Cessna Citation coming from...
  • Forest Service fights fires with aging tankers from another era

    Forest Service fights fires with aging tankers from another era
    FRESNO — The blaze near Yosemite National Park had incinerated scores of acres and was spreading fast. It was time, federal officials decided, to attack it from the air with all the resources at their command. As the nation's armada of air tankers...
  • America's biggest rocket blasts off, likely carrying spy satellite

    America's biggest rocket blasts off, likely carrying spy satellite
    A 235-foot-tall rocket carrying a top-secret spy satellite roared to life and blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, leaving a thick white plume as it cut across the morning sky. The launch took place Wednesday at 11:03 a.m. PDT at the...
  • Navy drone X-47B aborts third aircraft carrier landing

    Navy drone X-47B aborts third aircraft carrier landing
    After a pair of a historic arrested landings aboard an aircraft carrier, a U.S. Navy drone aborted a third landing because of a malfunction in one of its three redundant navigation computers. The X-47B drone was four miles out Wednesday, with its...
  • ‘World War Z’: Brad Pitt battles zombies, not snakes, on a plane

     
    It’s one of the biggest action set pieces in Paramount’s upcoming pandemic thriller, “World War Z.” A Belarus Airlines flight ......
  • How Lockheed’s stealth fighter won the battle with Northrop Grumman

     
    The Air Force held a competition between the world’s two stealth-technology leaders, Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. The companies designed and built prototypes in Southern California. Full story: F-22 program produces few planes,...