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General Atomics ASI Receives $57.5M Delivery Order From the Air Force

The U.S. Air Force said that it ordered $57.5 million worth of electronic equipment from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway.

Indus Technology to Compete for Navy Contracts Potentially Worth Up to $36.8M

Indus Technology Inc. has a new opportunity to go after U.S. Navy electronics work.

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S.D. Beverage Company Takes Title Sponsorship of Local Athletic Event

Suja Juice Co. was named the title sponsor for the 2014 San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon on June 1.

The Coastal Commission Approves SDG&E’s New Electrical Substation for Chula Vista

The California Coastal Commission approved a new electrical substation for Chula Vista, relocating that power generator to a location about a quarter of a mile away, and paving the way for demolishing the existing substation.

Part of Exelis’ $91.7M Defense Contract Work Will Be Done in San Diego

The Defense Department recently awarded Exelis Inc. a $91.7 million contract modification, exercising an option to build and deliver 42 signal-jamming systems for U.S. Navy F/A-18 fighter aircraft.

Part of Exelis’ $91.7M Electronics Work Will Be Done in San Diego

The Defense Department recently awarded Exelis Inc. a $91.7 million contract modification, exercising an option to build and deliver 42 signal-jamming systems for U.S. Navy F/A-18 fighter aircraft.

Coastal Commission Approves SDG&E’s New Substation for Chula Vista

The California Coastal Commission approved a new electrical substation for Chula Vista, relocating that power generator to a location about a quarter of a mile away, and paving the way for demolishing the existing substation.

Lumena Nabs $45M in Financing to Continue Developing 2 Drugs

Pharma: Mid-Stage Trials Completed After Company Bought Rights From Pfizer

Fast-moving Lumena Pharmaceuticals Inc. has secured $45 million in Series B financing. The company will use the funding to develop drugs for two diseases of the liver — one rare and lacking in treatment options, the other a disorder that’s expanding in prevalence and market potential.

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Australia to Buy Several Northrop Grumman Triton UAVs

The Australian government said it plans to buy several Triton unmanned surveillance aircraft built by Northrop Grumman Corp. in a deal likely to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

RFI Reports Q1 Net Income of $265,000

RF Industries Ltd., the San Diego maker and distributor of connectors and cable assemblies, reported first quarter net sales of $5.9 million, down 41 percent from the like quarter of 2013.

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Nassco Delivers USNS John Glenn to Navy, Gets Contract Modification for Sister Ship

General Dynamics Nassco delivered the auxiliary ship USNS John Glenn to its U.S. Navy customer on March 12 while separately on the same day, the Pentagon announced a $128.5 million deal for work on the John Glenn’s sister ship.

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Kratos Reports Net Loss of $37.2M for 2013 Fiscal Year

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, which makes electronics for military and commercial customers, closed out its fourth quarter with a net loss of $7.4 million on revenue of $235.7 million.

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Illumina Sells Another $10M Gene Sequencer

San Diego-based Illumina Inc. has another buyer for its $10 million gene sequencing platform.

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DJO Global Taps Former IMDS CEO to Head DJO Surgical Brand

DJO Global Inc. has appointed Brady Shirley, an executive in the orthopedics industry, as president of its DJO Surgical brand.

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DJO Global Taps Former IMDS CEO to Head DJO Surgical Brand

DJO Global Inc. has appointed Brady Shirley, an executive in the orthopedics industry, as president of its DJO Surgical brand.