Jet Engine Maker Lands Big Pentagon ContractConnecticut's congressional delegation is praising a new $592 million Pentagon contract with jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney for the seventh lot of propulsion systems for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
Billion Dollar Pratt Contract For Joint Strike Fighter EnginesEast Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney has signed a $1 billon contract to build F-35 engines for the Pentagon's Joint Strike fighter program.
9/11 Anniversary To Be Marked With TributesSept. 11 victims' loved ones will gather at ground zero to commemorate the attacks' anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.
Murphy: V-A Takes Too Long To Process ClaimsConnecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is releasing data about veterans and their spouses who have died before receiving benefits they were owed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Connecticut Guard Members Among Those Sent Furlough Notices By AccidentThe National Guard mistakenly sent out furlough notices to Guard members in up to 21 states -- including Connecticut -- despite the Pentagon's decision to delay the notification of unpaid time off for two more weeks.
WWII Pentagon Correspondent Dies At Age 94 A Connecticut man who helped get a groundbreaking photograph of dead American soldiers during World War II published, has died. He was 94.
Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can't Resist Political AttacksThe thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
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.
Sub Base Could Face New Closing ThreatLess than seven years after a coalition of officials, businesses and civic groups beat back recommendations to shut the Groton submarine base, the Obama administration has again raised the specter of base closings.
GE Drops Work On Alternate To Pratt Engine For FighterGE Aviation has abandoned efforts to keep alive development of its alternative engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The move leaves East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney as the sole supplier.
5.9 Earthquake Hits Virginia; Tremors Run Eastern Seaboard
Gov. Malloy Speaks On Earthquake Felt in CTGov. Dannel Malloy has issued a statement regarding the earthquake felt less than an hour ago in Connecticut, which lead to many building evacuations statewide.
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