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Northrop Grumman Corp. said on Oct. 16 that its JCREW system — an electronic signal jammer designed to foil roadside bombs — made it through an extensive battery of tests at five Defense Department facilities in preparation for deployment in 2015.
Electronic Control Systems and Green Total Solutions, both based in Poway, were acquired by Albireo Energy LLC of New Jersey for an undisclosed price.
Shares of WD-40 Co. gained almost 6 percent Oct. 17, one day after the company announced fourth quarter earnings.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced several contract wins in the seven-day span of Oct. 9-15.
The U.S. Air Force rebutted a Department of Defense Inspector General’s report alleging that the Air Force is buying too many Reaper drones from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
San Diego-based Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and private equity firm Cuna del Mar LP have filed permits to develop an environmentally sustainable, 5,000-metric-ton finfish farm off the San Diego coast.
Escondido-based Stone Brewing Co. plans to invest $74 million in a new East Coast brewing facility planned for Richmond, Va.
The U.S. Air Force said on Oct. 1 that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $306.1 million, sole-source contract to provide logistics services and sustainment for the Air Force’s Global Hawk unmanned spy aircraft.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said that it received an $8.5 million contract award for communication systems for certain airborne assets.
PHARMA: The Current Treatment Effort Is on Reducing Impact of Disease
San Diego-based Lpath Inc. just closed a deal on $12.5 million in financing to help fund the company’s attempt to treat — or maybe even cure — the number one cause of blindness.
BUILDING: The Improving Economy Spurs Industrial Growth
It’s not the start of any expected boom, but three North County cities are now witnessing what has been a nearly nonexistent sight in the region for the past six years: speculative construction of industrial projects.
Envision Solar International Inc., a renewable energy media and branding product company, announced that it will be supplying the next order of 20 charging stations to a major Silicon Valley search engine
OneRoof Energy Group Inc., a San Diego solar services business, said it entered financing agreements from Black Coral Capital LLC and affiliates of the Hanwha Group that provide about $16.7 million in new capital.
San Diego-based Vanguard Space Technologies Inc. announced that it has been selected by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. to produce the structure assembly for the L1-L2 lens assembly for the camera on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST).
In advance of National Manufacturing Day on Friday, Oct. 3, a new local study finds that nearly 3,000 San Diego companies are engaged in the activity, and employ more than 94,000 workers who earn an average of $75,800.