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‘Living Lab’ at Miramar to Host 5G Experiments

DEFENSE: Pentagon Explores How Wireless Tech Can Help Its Mission

Kratos’ Third Quarter Results Beat Analyst Expectations

DEFENSE: Continues to Forecast Annual Revenue of $740M to $780M

Hologic Gets $119M for COVID Testing

U.S. Government Funds Will Add Capacity to Produce More Tests

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San Diego Is a Station on Military Spouses’ Business Journeys

DEFENSE: National Organization Guides Them on Entrepreneurial Path

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Cubic to Spend $50M on Plant

DEFENSE: Foresees Growth in Electronics

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Navy Moving into New Headquarters

DEVELOPMENT: $212M Bayfront Tower Part of Pacific Gateway Master Plan

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Kratos Receives Target Drone Contract

Navy’s BQM-177A Goes Into Full Rate Production With $29.2M Order

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) announced on Oct. 5 that it received an initial $29.2 million full rate production contract for Lot 1 of the BQM-177A subsonic aerial target (SSAT) drones from the U.S. Navy for the procurement of 35 target aircraft and technical data.

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Viasat Gets Unmanned Aircraft Work

Carlsbad Firm Partners With AeroVironment on Army Network

Viasat Inc. and AeroVironment Inc. announced on Oct. 15 that they will collaborate on a contract awarded under a U.S. Army initiative called Reconfigurable Communications for Small Unmanned Systems.

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Cue Receives $481M Award

BIOTECH: Co. Plans to Produce More Virus Tests

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded San Diego-based Cue Health Inc. $481 million to expand the capacity of its San Diego manufacturing plant.

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Military’s Economic Impact Estimated at $52.4 Billion

DEFENSE: Report Quantifies Presence of Navy, Marines, Contractors

The U.S. military was responsible for some $33.6 billion in direct spending in San Diego during fiscal 2020.

Jet Training Takes Poway Co. to Idaho

PKL Services to Get Singapore Military Familiar With Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force awarded PKL Services Inc. of Poway a $13.8 million modification to a 2018 contract. Under the deal, PKL will continue to provide training on the maintenance and operations of F-15 SG jets to the Republic of Singapore Air Force.

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GA-ASI Warbirds Gain New Capability

New System Lets Army Fly Aircraft Using a Laptop

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has developed a way for its U.S. Army customer to operate one of its 2 ton unmanned aircraft using a ruggedized laptop computer.

Triton Program Finds Successes, Faces Budget Headwinds

DEFENSE: U.S. Navy Calls the High-Altitude Unmanned Surveillance Aircraft 'Invaluable'

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) lifted the curtain on its high-altitude Triton unmanned aircraft program recently and offered a glimpse into several worlds.

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GA-ASI Gets $131M Unmanned Aircraft Deal

Gray Eagle Is the U.S. Army’s Version of the Remotely Piloted Predator

The U.S. Army awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway a $131.6 million contract modification covering Gray Eagle aircraft.

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Northrop Grumman Refines Plans for New Military Aircraft

DEFENSE: MQ-Next Program Also Attracts General Atomics Aeronautical

Northrop Grumman Corp., which runs its unmanned military aircraft programs in San Diego, has a new chance to be part of a significant U.S. Air Force program.

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