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Alaska's mariners benefit from technological advances

...job to act on it."We've done port studies in Juneau, Anchorage and Dutch Harbor. I've actually had these defense contractors come up to me and try to take over, but I don't really need to do that"What the exchange does need to do, Page...
State Briefs

...the live bait for about 75 captains of industry, defense contractors, lobbyists and other players willing to pay...chairman of EADS North America, one of about a dozen defense contractors that underwrote parts of the tournament. "Everybody...
Floating missile radar station set to sail for Adak

...815 million X-band radar platform is the only one of its kind, officials said. It was assembled in Texas by defense contractors Boeing and Raytheon. The self-propelled station sits 21 stories high and is as wide as a football field, rendering...
Believing GOP's promises is like Charlie Brown trusting Lucy

...deficit reduction. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Wealthy investors, international corporations and defense contractors have been the big winners since budgets got out of whack in the Reagan administration. Rates on upper incomes...
President moves toward halting lockout

...department said. The department also warned the lockout could hurt national security, because the armed forces and defense contractors rely on commercial ships that use West Coast ports. The formation of the board of inquiry - a step taken only...
A bulldozer runs through it affluent circumstances in Fort Worth, Texas. His father was I.B. Hale, an FBI agent who later worked for defense contractor General Dynamics. While in high school, Bobby Hale eloped to Florida with Kathleen Connally. She was 16 and the...
This Day in History

...and tearfully resigned; the California Republican admitted he'd taken $2.4 million in bribes mostly from defense contractors in exchange for government business and other favors. The trial of Saddam Hussein resumed after a five-week...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...achieve a paper savings of $4 billion would instead occur on schedule in late September. A slowdown in payments to defense contractors would likewise be abandoned. Meanwhile, the budget resolution for next fiscal year provides for a $6 billion...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...process-the service hierarchies, Congress, major defense contractors-are accustomed to having a strong voice in how...have a big payoff. Congress, in cahoots with defense contractors, continues to foist on the services ships, planes...
Alaska Digest's no longer hazardous, according to the manufacturer. The device is manufactured for use in Alaska by the same defense contractor that makes Predator spy planes for the military. The Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, which U.S...


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