New Model Launch Vehicle Will Carry Satellite to Space
Viasat Inc. announced on June 17 that when it comes time to launch its constellation of ViaSat-3 satellites, it will use a new model of rocket from Arianespace.
SHIPPING: First Ship of Two Is Part of $511M Contract With Matson
General Dynamics NASSCO launched a newly built commercial container ship June 15 with much fanfare.
Aircraft Reportedly Costs A Few Million Dollars
The unmanned tactical aircraft called the Valkyrie from Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. passed another milestone on June 11, making a 71-minute test flight.
Employees Craft Electronics to Transmit Classified Flight Data
The National Security Agency has said that a Cubic Corp. electronics package called Engage is acceptable for transferring classified data.
Northrop Grumman Builds Electronics in Separate Effort
The space for electronics inside a Lightning II fighter aircraft is at a premium.
Australian Government is Part Of Multimillion-Dollar Deal
Viasat Inc. is planning a multimillion-dollar infrastructure project.
Diverse Lines of Business Would Join Up in Mid-2020
A sizable aerospace and defense industry merger announced earlier in June will affect San Diego County.
The U.S. Navy awarded the San Diego office of Michael Baker International Inc. a five-year contract for civil engineering services. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity deal has a ceiling price of $99 million.
Local Companies Get Network of Support and Space at WeWork
After serving in the U.S. Army for 12 years, Yolanda Clarke struck out to start her own business.
Kearny Mesa Company Executes on Its $540M Deal
Talk about a tough environment for rolling out new technology. Cubic Corp. introduced its next-generation fare collection technology on the subway beneath Lexington Avenue in New York City on May 31.
SECURITY: It Plans to Hire This Year, Sees IPO in Its Future
Energy companies, health records companies, and other tech-heavy industries are keeping a closer eye on security. And with good reason: A failure in the electric grid or a banking system could be disastrous. But how do they ensure the dozens of systems they employ are working properly?
Cyber Command’s Local Economic Impact Is $1.77B
The U.S. Navy changed the name of its information technology command in Old Town on June 3. The SPAWAR name is gone.
Funds Go Toward Unmanned Aircraft, Ship Repair and IT
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies during late May. The U.S. Department of Defense releases a digest of contract awards daily at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
HOUSING: Veterans, Homeless As Well as Others to Be Housed
More new affordable housing projects have popped up throughout San Diego County over the past two years, with more on the way. Even so, the need is so overwhelming that barely a dent has been made, with waiting lists topping 100...
The U.S. Navy information technology command based in Old Town will now be known as Naval Information Warfare Systems Command, or NAVWARSYSCOM.