| Feb 27, 2011
When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn.
NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:37 AM
The Port of Virginia and Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard got a boost from the White House on Monday in its federal budget proposal for fiscal 2012.
The Obama administration proposed spending $27.4 million in funding for the Craney Island...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:57 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Three Hampton Roads congressmen, Navy officials and Newport News shipyard executives donned ceremonial safety glasses and hardhats Friday, but stood idly by while Wayne Kania, a shipyard machine hand specialist, punched a few orders...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 1:39 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — After spending more than two decades away from home, the USS Albany submarine will return to its birthplace next month when it is scheduled to arrive to the Newport News shipyard for a four-month maintenance project.
The U.S. Navy...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:21 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard received a $206.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to plan for the upcoming mid-life nuclear refueling and complex overhaul of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier....
| Mar 10, 2011
| 6:18 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The U.S. government has filed criminal charges against a former Newport News shipyard inspector, accusing him of lying about weld certifications on Navy ships that he did not inspect.
Robert R. Ruks Jr., of Portsmouth, was accused of...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:25 AM
In these dark days of government fiscal failures, unrelenting unemployment and ragged-ass recession, it's nice to know that some pols (Joe Lieberman and Chris Dodd, for example) apparently have more money than they know what to do with.
Dodd finished his...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s plan to eliminate as many as 800 jobs — the second steep reduction for the Linthicum-based Electronic Systems division this year — could presage cutbacks by other federal contractors and further blows to the state's...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s plan to cut 800 jobs from its Linthicum-based Electronics Systems division is just another example in a long line of business decisions resulting from the manifest anti-business sentiment in Annapolis. Northrop Grumman is the...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:19 PM
An engineer suspected of removing more than 70 pro-slots signs before last year's slots referendum in Anne Arundel County was fined $5,000 Thursday by a judge and granted probation before judgment on a single conviction of theft.
David Scott Corrigan,...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Northrop Grumman Corp. is one of the country's largest defense and aerospace contractors. The publicly-held company (ticker symbol NGC) is based in Falls Church, Va. Among other systems, its Central Florida units produce laser-weapon components in...