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DEFENSE: Foreign Sale Could Give Northrop New, Key Client
A defense contractor with a large San Diego workforce may get a key overseas military sale next year.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. recently said that it received a $5.8 million contract to deploy a specialized security and communication system at a hospital campus.
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The Living Discovery Center, a nonprofit zoo and aquarium at the Sweetwater Marsh National Refuge, said it’s staying open after receiving sufficient donations to offset a budget shortfall.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. reported a net loss of $9.9 million on total revenues of $226.4 million during the third quarter ended Sept. 29.
The U.S. Navy awarded Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. a $39.2 million contract modification for specialized voice and data communications equipment.
General Dynamics Nassco laid the keel of its third mobile landing platform ship in ceremonies Nov. 5 at its Barrio Logan shipyard.
South Korea plans to buy four Northrop Grumman Global Hawk high-altitude spy aircraft, according to a report from Reuters.
The French government has asked Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. to provide logistics support for France’s Predator-family remotely piloted aircraft.
The U.S. Navy recently awarded a construction contract worth up to $12.8 million to San Diego-based I.E.-Pacific Inc.
Startups in need of angel funding have a new source to possibly tap here in San Diego. Michael J. Kinkelaar, senior partner in the downtown office of Procopio Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, has been working with Orange County investment bank Roth Capital Partners plus member organizations Connect and Orange County’s Octane to launch a new website, openround.com.
A new version of the U.S. Navy’s unmanned helicopter made its first flight on Oct. 31 at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. recently conducted a second test to determine how well an unmanned Predator B aircraft can function as an electronic attack aircraft, the company announced.
DEFENSE: General Atomics Uses Own Funds for Railgun
General Atomics is betting millions of dollars that the U.S. Army or U.S. Marine Corps will want weapons based on the same technology that the company has developed for U.S. Navy ships.
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ChargePoint, a Northern California electric charging station operator, has launched a program with the participation of the city of San Diego and the California Energy Commission to install 206 electric vehicle charging stations in apartment locations in San Diego County.
A joint venture of Clark Construction Group LLC and McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. has completed the $456 million Naval Hospital at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton near Oceanside.