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Northrop Grumman Gets $43.8M Navy Deal for Unmanned Helicopters

The U.S. Navy said that it awarded a $43.8 million contract to Northrop Grumman Corp. for several unmanned helicopters and one ground control station.

Space Micro Doubling the Size of Its Design, Manufacturing Quarters

Space Micro Inc., which makes a variety of radiation-hardened electronics for satellites, said that it signed a five-year lease to expand its Mira Mesa facility.

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EDF Renewable Places Order for 194 Megawatts of Wind Turbine Generators

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy recently placed an order with Vestas for 194 megawatts of wind-powered generators. Vestas is a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer and servicer of wind turbines.

CACI One of Three Companies Eligible to Bid on a Possible $71M in Government Contracts

CACI Inc., based in Virginia with offices in San Diego, is one of three companies receiving U.S. Navy electronics contracts that could be worth tens of millions of dollars.

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Cubic Gets Air Force Contract Worth $6.9M

The U.S. Air Force said that it awarded Cubic Corp. a one-year contract worth $6.9 million.

$1.4 Billion Settlement Proposed for San Onofre Closure

Southern California utility customers could see returns of $1.4 billion if a joint settlement related to last year’s shuttering of the San Onofre nuclear plant is approved.

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WD-40 Announces Quarterly Dividend

WD-40 Co. announced its quarterly dividend of 0.34 cents per share, payable April 30, 2014 to stockholders of record on April 11, 2014.

Seragon Pharmaceuticals Names Former Onyx Pharmaceuticals CEO to its Board

Newly formed Seragon Pharmaceuticals Inc. has appointed N. Anthony Coles, the former CEO and board chairman of Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., to its board of directors.

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Navy Completes Initial Test Flights for Northrop Unmanned Aircraft

The U.S. Navy finished initial flight tests for its Northrop Grumman Corp.-built Triton unmanned aircraft on March 13 in Palmdale.

Flux Power Holdings Inc. Appoints Collins as Executive Chairman of the Board

Flux Power Holdings Inc. of Vista said that it appointed Timothy Collins as executive chairman of the board.

Flux Power Holdings Appoints Timothy Collins as Executive Chairman of the Board

Flux Power Holdings Inc. of Vista said that it appointed Timothy Collins as executive chairman of the board.

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AleSmith Brewing Signs $9.7 Million Lease for Planned Miramar Expansion

San Diego-based AleSmith Brewing Co. has signed a $9.7 million lease to occupy a 105,600-square-foot industrial building in Miramar, where it plans to quintuple the size of its current craft beer-making operations in that neighborhood.

Epsilon Systems Solutions Navy Contract Potentially Worth $53M

San Diego-based Epsilon Systems Solutions said it recently received work from the U.S. Navy that could be worth up to $53 million over three years if the customer exercises all of its options.

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Sempra Partners with Division of Con Edison for 5 Solar Projects

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, a division of San Diego-based Sempra Energy, said it’s agreed to a partnership in five solar projects in California and Nevada with Consolidated Edison Development, a division of Con Edison Inc., based in New York and one of the largest energy companies in the world.