A Pratt and Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engine. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Ask Panetta To Suspend Pratt & Whitney Defense Work

Two key U.S. senators have called on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to consider barring a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary from Pentagon contracts for illegally exporting software to China.


Leon Panetta (File: AFP/Getty Images)

Defense Sec’y Visits EB Shipyard

The United States must protect its military industrial base, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday during a visit to the shipyard of Electric Boat, a Navy contractor whose plans to step up production of multibillion-dollar submarines could be hurt by deficit-trimming cuts in Washington.


Malloy with Panetta at Pentagon Courtesy US Dept of Defense

Malloy Visits Kuwait

Governor Dannel Malloy met with deployed Connecticut service members in Kuwait Tuesday, saying he wanted to tell the service members in person how proud they make the state. Before departure, he met with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.