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Ibis Biosciences Gets $7.2M Contract for Biosensor System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded Ibis Biosciences Inc., the Carlsbad-based unit of Abbott Laboratories, a $7.2 million contract to develop its PUMA Biosensor system.

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General Dynamics Nassco Receives $20.7M Ship Repair Contract

The Pentagon announced that General Dynamics Nassco is in line to receive a $20.7 million U.S. Navy ship repair contract.

Indus Technology Gets $8.9M Navy Contract

Indus Technology Inc. said recently that it received a U.S. Navy contract worth $8.9 million over one year.

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Northrop Grumman Lands $13M for Global Hawk Flight Tests

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $13 million contract covering flight tests for the Global Hawk high-altitude surveillance drone.

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Kratos' Modular Division Awarded $4.2M in Defense Contract Awards

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said that its Modular Systems Division — which builds modular shipping containers and related products — recently received contract awards totaling $4.2 million.

Northrop Grumman Honored With Prestigious Aviation Award

Northrop Grumman Corp.’s workforce basked in an honor and achieved a record recently.

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Co. Holding Open House and a Job Fair for Veterans and Military Spouses May 29

Intelicare Direct, an outsourced call center and customer support company, is hosting an open house and a job fair for veterans and military spouses from 11:30 a.m.– 2 p.m. May 29.

Honeywell to Host 70 Teachers Locally in 'Green Boot Camp'

Defense giant Honeywell International Inc. will host 70 teachers in San Diego for five days of what it calls Green Boot Camp.

Navy League's Convention Set for San Diego

Topics such as the federal budget, shipbuilding and the need for STEM education will be on the table when the Navy League of the United States holds its annual convention June 24-29 at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina on Harbor Island.

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General Atomics ASI Improves Drone's Capabilities

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. disclosed a new milestone for its Improved Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft.

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Some of Leidos' Possible $54M Navy Work to Be Done Locally

Leidos Inc., the Virginia company that split off from Science Applications International Corp., said on May 22 that it received three task orders from the U.S. Navy that could be worth up to $54 million.

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Wags for Warriors Weekend Event Honors Military and Firefighters

Helen Woodward Animal Center salutes our military Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26 with a Wags for Warriors Weekend Event — three special days of discounts, perks and pets available to those who protect our country.

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Kratos Gets $9 Million Contract for Railgun Work

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on May 20 that it recently received a $9 million contract to develop two components for a railgun system: the electronics for operating the railgun, as well as high-speed projectiles that such a gun would launch.

Epsilon Systems Receives $5.7M Navy Contract

Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. said it received a $5.7 million contract to overhaul the Arco, a floating dry dock that the U.S. Navy uses to service submarines in San Diego.

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For Spawar, ‘Readiness’ Also Includes Educational Outreach

DEFENSE: Programs Cultivate Needed Skills And Interest in STEM

Gracie Young is bright, driven and looking forward to getting her first patent. She is like a lot of people in San Diego’s technology scene — except that she’s in high school.