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Navy’s IT Arm Awards $1.56B in Deals

NAVWAR Oversees Cybersecurity, Employs 5,200Like planets around a star, businesses congregate around U.S. military facilities and acquisition commands.

Whiting-Turner Gets $85M Building Deal

SEAL Campus Construction Effort May Grow to $107M

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

Northrop Grumman Partners with Local Colleges to Prime Talent Pipeline

Northrop Grumman will work with MiraCosta College and Palomar College to prepare students for careers in aerospace or defense.

The $51 Billion Military Asset

DEFENSE: San Diego’s Defense Role Brings a Giant Economic Impact

The Defense Department pumped an estimated $28.1 billion into the San Diego County economy.

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RQ Construction Gets $71M Barracks Project in Cuba

Work at Guantanamo Bay To Last Through 2022

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

NASA, General Atomics Aeronautical To Fly UAS Over San Diego in 2020

Commercial Uses for Unmanned Aircraft Eyed

There comes a moment when military technology gets repurposed for civilian roles.

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Made in San Diego, Deployed Worldwide

MANUFACTURING: Area Firms Fill Pentagon’s Varied Requirements

Much of San Diego’s sizable manufacturing capacity goes to support the Department of Defense.

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Connect Names Finalists for Most Innovative Products Awards

21 companies will compete for the title of "Most Innovative" in December.

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General Atomics Gets $42M Contract for Hypersonics Work

Projectiles Engineered to Move at Mach 5, or Faster

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

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NTN Buzztime Changes Leadership In Office, Boardroom

Interim CEO Named; Co. Mulls Strategic Alternatives

NTN Buzztime Inc. is in search of a new CEO after Ram Krishnan stepped down from the post on Sept. 17.

RQ Construction To Build $58 Million Facility in Cuba

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

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BAE Systems Gets $171 Million in Destroyer Repair Contracts

General Dynamics NASSCO Receives $21M in Work

At 950 feet long, the newest floating dry dock in the Port of San Diego is big enough to hold a pair of U.S. Navy destroyers.

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Affordable Engineering Services Wins $83M in Aircraft Work

DEFENSE: Maintenance and Repair Firm Sees ‘Breakout Year’

Affordable Engineering Services Inc., a Mission Valley business specializing in aircraft repair, picked up a significant contract win in late summer.

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Harper Construction To Build Hangar Under $95.4M Deal

Will Work in Lemoore To Support Navy F-35

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies or being performed in San Diego County in September.

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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