Brad Graves

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Recent Stories

Firebird Flies in for a Visit Demonstrating Its Versatility and Availability

What’s spindly and gray, with twin tails and a backward-facing propeller? Nope, it’s not a riddle. It probably was what a lot of people at Montgomery Field were asking each other on April 17 as they viewed the strange aircraft on the other side of the chain-link fence.

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Navy Tests Leading-Edge Tech in April Exercise

Point Loma is home to a U.S. Navy lab, where military and civilian researchers put new inventions to the test.

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Viasat Delivers Capability Ahead of Schedule

“Concurrent mobile reception” is a term that means the ability to receive multiple radio messages at the same time. Carlsbad-based Viasat Inc. is building that capability into new Link 16 military radios, and it’s doing it before the government client requires it, the company said on April 10.

Cubic Wins Ireland Mobile Ticketing Deal

Kearny Mesa-based technology firm Cubic Corp. announced April 8 that it has been awarded a $4 million contract to service Ireland’s National Transport Authority mobile ticketing systems. The technology firm said its work with the transport authority is aimed at allowing mobile users to do business with multiple public transport operators.

Sempra Subsidiary Receives $3M Innovation Grant

Sempra Energy subsidiary SoCalGas has received a grant from the California Energy Commission to advance its research in renewable energy extraction.

Insurance Cos. Find Telematics’ Technology Can Be a Useful ‘Underwriting Tool’

Indeed, insurance is only one use for the technology. Telematics helps fleet managers track their far-flung assets and stay on top of maintenance and fuel expenses.

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Telematics Town: Niche Business Helps Clients Cut Risk, Economize

TECH: Sector Grew Out of Qualcomm Inc.; Use Cases Are Many

San Diego is a hotbed of telematics companies.

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Turtle Beach Charts Share Buyback

Audio accessories brand Turtle Beach (Nasdaq: HEAR) approved a $15 million share buyback on Wednesday.

$13M Software Upgrade for Navy Triton Aircraft

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $12.9 million contract modification to upgrade software on three MQ-4C Triton aircraft.

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Screen-Printed Sensors Can Pinpoint Fentanyl

U.S. Defense Department funds helped a research team at UC San Diego develop an inexpensive way to test for fentanyl, the headline-grabbing opioid that can be 50 times stronger than morphine — or even stronger.

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