San Diego Business Journal

Local Cos. Get Big-Ticket Items in Rough Draft of Defense Budget

By Brad Graves Originally published July 6, 2017 at 2:50 p.m., updated July 6, 2017 at 2:50 p.m.
   
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A rendering shows an expeditionary support base ship that is also in the Pentagon’s preliminary budget for 2018.

General Dynamics NASSCO. A rendering shows an expeditionary support base ship that is also in the Pentagon’s preliminary budget for 2018.

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The Pentagon plans to make big-ticket purchases of aircraft from the Global Hawk family Photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Photo courtesy of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.

— A rough draft of the fiscal 2018 Pentagon budget is out, and as usual, it includes some big-ticket purchases from San Diego’s aircraft makers and shipbuilders...

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