The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.
The competitive battle between Boeing Co. and Airbus is often cast as a U.S.-versus-Europe struggle for airliner supremacy.
Scrapped airplanes get new life from Raytheon engineer in Oro Valley backyard
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.
Boeing's Mesa helicopter operation has been awarded an Army contract worth up to $904 million to produce 36 new Block III Apache attack helicopters for South Korea, including logistical support, spare parts and a Longbow crew trainer.
NEW YORK — A rusted 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that once prompted virulent national debate abou…
WASHINGTON - Lithium-ion batteries like the ones that overheated on two Boeing 787 Dreamliners can be made safe enough for even the most critical transportation uses, according to experts who spoke at a National Transportation Safety Board forum Thursday.
Boeing is sticking with plans to speed up production of its 787 and sees no reason to change the lithium-ion battery design at the center of the troubled plane's problems, its CEO said Wednesday.
When a test of a lithium-ion battery charger turned into an inferno at Securaplane Technologies Inc. in 2006, temperatures reached as high as 1,200 degrees and three waves of firefighters failed to save the building.
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board announced today that they have not yet ruled out potential causes for the fire earlier this month aboard a Boeing 787.
The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.
TOKYO — Japan’s two biggest airlines and the U.S. aviation agency grounded more than half the Boeing 787s in use around the world after an emergency landing of one of the jets exposed a battery-fire risk in the technologically advanced aircraft.
Prince Harry was in Arizona g to Arizona last fall to complete helicopter training.
Esko Mikkola, a senior principal engineer with Ridgetop Group, Inc., will lead the work. He poses here with a slide of the Large Hadron Collider, one of the accelerators that might use the company's chip.
CEO of Ridgetop Group, Inc.
A Tucson-area company that has long specialized in predicting failure is prognosticating success with technology to help scientists unlock the secret life of atoms.
Raytheon Technical Services, sister to Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, is helping Rolls-Royce test engines for the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Tucson International Airport.
An airplane with Rolls-Royce on its tail is an unusual sight here.
It's not every day you see a Boeing 747 jumbo jet in Tucson, much less a Rolls-Royce.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a six-year, $636 million contract to continue developing and providing an interceptor warhead for the nation’s emerging ground-based missile defense system.