The unmanned aircraft sector seems to be coming of age in the U.S. military: This year’s announcement of the tiny “Hummingbird,” a tailless flying machine capable of reconnaissance and espionage, is now being followed up by Northrop Grumman’s contract to build two X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System fighter crafts for the U.S. Navy.
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The Bush Administration is expecting a major windfall from the sale of wireless communications licenses. The forecast is for $25 billion to be realized between 2007 and 2009, which is $7.8 billion higher than was predicted last year. The breakdown will see $9.95 billion coming in auctions in 2007, $12.24 in 2008 and the rest […]
When is a wagon not a wagon? When it’s a coupe. That describes the Genus, a hybrid in form, not fuel. It’s a wagon and a coupe, and it’s ready for you if your wallet is ready. With this medium-sized coupe-wagon, you get a 2.2-liter Common-Rail Diesel engine that powers a 5-gear, four-wheel drive automatic […]