Snags set back air traffic control system update

...are expected to be safer and more efficient.But airlines are reluctant to make additional investments in new communications equipment for planes until the FAA shows NextGen can deliver greater benefits like fuel savings from more precise procedures...

Government report shows solid economic growth at end of 2013, brightens outlook for 2014

...spending last quarter was driven by purchases of both durable goods ? products such as cars, computers and communications equipment ? and nondurable goods like clothing.In addition, businesses invested in more equipment. There was also...

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Military liaisons keep communications open between allies

...ensuring commonality between U.S. armed forces and their allies. It's vital in war that U.S. computers and communications equipment is compatible with its NATO counterparts, said Lt. Col. Lothar Lange, the German liaison since 2009...

Soldier sees rewards on tour of duty

...Thursday via satellite from Kandahar, where he has been working for the past 10 months, repairing and maintaining communications equipment at the air base. The interview was organized by Operation Tribute to Freedom, an Army program that connects...

New Army facility gets top tech gear

...It's like NASA's mission control," O'Hara said as he took reporters on an extended tour. Once secure communications equipment is installed, no such tours will be allowed, he said.

Business spending, fewer layoffs lift economy

...driven by parts for cars and planes.Factories are busier in large part because businesses are ordering more communication equipment, industrial machinery and automobiles.Economists pay close attention to demand for such core capital goods...

Columbia County commissioners approve $7 million bid for new sheriff's office radio system

...during a Columbia County Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting allows for the purchase of upgrades to emergency communications equipment.The balance of the purchase will be paid during the next decade at a 3.19 percent interest rate.Other...

A trip to remember

...line and causing a short. Sometimes locals steal the wire for the copper. The rest of the time he's fixing communications equipment. It's an important job, but Sgt. Lockett, and countless men like him who work in support of the war...

Relief supplies on standby at Marine base

...Corps of Engineeers also has six trucks loaded with 50 heavy duty generators in Albany, as well as satellite communication equipment. The Albany Marine Base is already a safe haven location where other military bases send Marines to escape storm...