The competitive battle between Boeing Co. and Airbus is often cast as a U.S.-versus-Europe struggle for airliner supremacy.
Undaunted after losing out on a federal drone-testing contract, proponents of the unmanned-aircraft industry in Southern Arizona are launching a private drone-testing site in Sierra Vista.
Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer hopes to increase the state’s trade with India, saying the country represents far more to Arizona than customer-support call centers.
NEW YORK — Mel Wymore is a typical city council candidate in many ways, campaigning as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of a roster of local organizations. But Wymore’s community-leader resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman.
Southern Arizona's biggest employers grew their payrolls less than 1 percent in 2012, according to the latest Star 200 survey by the Arizona Daily Star.
Pima County will host a free Youth Career Expo at 3 p.m. April 10 at Tucson International Airport, 7250 S. Tucson Blvd.
Pima County's $40 million plan to protect Raytheon has evolved into a $90 million one-road-fits-all plan designed to meet the needs of a growing list of existing and hoped-for future employers in a broad corridor across Tucson's far south side.
A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems destroyed a ballistic missile in a test primarily using targeting data from space satellites, the company said today.
A Raytheon employee works on the Griffin minimissile, one of the company's positive developments in 2012. Raytheon also won some healthy production contracts for weapons during the past year.
From missiles to microbes, here's a look back at some of the top stories and trends of 2012 - and what may lie ahead in 2013:
Locally based Securaplane Technologies, which was acquired last year by Meggitt PLC, plans to expand to a proposed 55,000-square-foot facility in Oro Valley.
Workers at CAID Industries Inc., 2275 E. Ganley Road, build a vessel to use in mining. CAID, which makes medical equipment and works with metals, is interested in exporting to Mexico. "If Sonora needs technical services, we can fill a large void," said Juan Cardenas, CAID's vice president.
Ismael Contreras adjusts a milling machine before Martha Sanchez makes a zeon light mounting ring adapter at Lindel Engineering.
CNC programmer machinist Tim O'Moore operates a vertical milling machine at AGM Container Controls Inc. at 3526 E. Fort Lowell Road.
This manifold is an example of the work done at Lindel Engineering, where new parts are made for medical, optical, dental, defense and aerospace machines or assemblies.
Lindel Engineering would like to double the size of its Tucson company over the next five years.
Sargent Aerospace and Defense is among several companies here performing advanced manufacturing in the defense and aerospace areas.
New efforts to boost Arizona's aerospace and defense sector are about to take off, aided by recent federal grants worth $1.8 million.
Keeping major employers Raytheon Missile Systems and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base happy and growing is a top priority in County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry's new economic development plan.