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NASSCO Lays Keel for First Fleet Replenishment Oiler

shipbuilding: Ship Costs $642M; Program Could Be $8BGeneral Dynamics NASSCO laid the keel for the first of up to 20 new U.S. Navy oilers — Navy auxiliary ships that refuel fighting ships in the middle of the ocean.

Northrop Grumman Fire Scout Carries Mine Detector Aloft

Unmanned Helicopter Part Of Versatile Littoral Ship

The unmanned helicopter comes first. The Marines follow.

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Navy Department Unveils New Innovation Push

defense: Ties With Nontraditional Partners Sought in ‘Tech Bridge’

San Diego is one of the first places the Department of the Navy is going as it works to innovate faster.

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Pentagon Gives New Boost to Viasat Military Radio Work

Contract Ceiling Raised By $100 Million in Multinational Deal

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in early September.

Lockheed Martin’s Aegis System Work Continues in Port

Lockheed Martin’s Aegis System Work Continues in Port

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies or performed in San Diego County in August and September. The U.S. Department of Defense releases a digest of contract awards daily at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

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General Atomics Aeronautical To Adapt Aircraft for Special Ops

Two Defense Contracts Could Easily Exceed $100M

The summer seems to be winding down well for the people at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.

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Navy Ship Contract Sends $1.1B NASSCO’s Way

DEFENSE: Navy Could Add 3rd Ship to Order; Building to Start in 2020

General Dynamics NASSCO pulled in a U.S. Navy contract of nearly $1.1 billion this month, to produce two large auxiliary ships.

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South County Economy Has Many Moving Parts

Logistics, Aerospace, Health Care Are Part of Dynamic, Diverse Region

Otay Mesa, the busiest land port in the western hemisphere, is a magnet to business with its thriving warehouse and logistics environment.

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Northrop Grumman Benefits From F-35 Spare Parts Contract

Fighter Jet Electronics Made in San Diego Plant

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in July and August.

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Viasat, Blue Canyon Team Up to Build Military Satellite

Experimental Product Meant To Connect ‘Link 16’ Radios

Link 16, the encrypted military radio system used by U.S. forces and theirallies, is a useful tool for troops.

Viasat Q1 Revenue Hits $537M, Buoyed By Several Factors

Aircraft Business Affected By 737 MAX Groundings

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Blue Tech Inc. Gets Computer Contract From U.S. Army

Point Loma Firm to Split Work With 7 Other Cos.

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late July and early August.

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Inseego Reports Q2 Revenue of $56M; Up 14% From 2018

5G Wireless Hotspot Hits Market; Growth Expected

Inseego Corp. saw its second quarter revenue grow 14% year-over-year to $55.9 million. The business announced financial results on Aug. 6.

Sempra Energy Q2 Revenue Is $2.23B; LNG Shipments Start

Asset Sale Talks in Progress; LNG Customers Sought

Sempra Energy reported net income of $354 million, or $1.29 per share, on revenue of $2.23 billion during its second quarter.

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Cubic Reports Q3 Results; It Could Buy Tech Co.

DEFENSE: Company Restructures, Makes Supply Chain Leaner

Cubic Corp. disclosed that it paid $50 million in cash to acquire a 20 percent stake in a privately held software company based outside Washington, D.C.

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Teehee Bishop Joint Venture to Put Roofs On Navy Buildings

Small Businesses Poised to Divide Up to $30 Million

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late July.

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