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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.

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The Good, The Bad: The Generics

PHARMA: Patient Benefits, Patent Lawsuits Are All Part of the Mix

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp. stands unique among San Diego’s many drugmakers: It’s going generic.

Funding for 2nd Phase of the San Ysidro Port of Entry Project Is in Obama's Proposed Budget

Funding for the second phase of the San Ysidro port of entry expansion project was included in the fiscal 2015 federal budget proposed by President Obama.

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Infosonics Reports Record Q4 Sales

Infosonics Corp., the San Diego distributor of cellphones and wireless devices mainly in South America, reported record fourth quarter sales, units shipped, and broke through for a small net profit.

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Maxwell Technologies Sees Stock Jump 38% During 3 Trading Days

Shares of Kearny Mesa ultracapacitor-maker Maxwell Technologies Inc. rose 38 percent in three days of trading on Feb. 28, March 3 and March 4, closing at a 52-week high of $12.23.

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Cubic Completes Acquisition of Intific

Cubic Corp. has completed the acquisition of Intific Inc., an Austin, Texas-based advanced technology company focused on software and game-based solutions in modeling and simulation, training and education, cyber warfare, and neuroscience.

Part of Lockheed Martin Work on New Navy Ship to Be Done in San Diego

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. a $10.8 million contract option covering the post-delivery support for one of its new ships, the future USS Milwaukee.

Contract Options Awarded Include Work at Naval Air Station North Island

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command has awarded contract options to four businesses, which will provide services at command headquarters at Patuxent River, Md. as well as outlying locations including Naval Air Station North Island.

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Sempra Reports 2013 Net Income of $1 Billion

Sempra Energy, parent of San Diego Gas & Electric and other subsidiaries, reported full year 2013 net income of $1 billion, compared with net income of $859 million in 2012.

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 to Power Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Smartphone

Qualcomm Inc. said its Snapdragon 801 processor is powering Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5.

General Dynamics Defense Deal Could Be Worth $250.1 Million

General Dynamics Corp. said that its Advanced Information Systems unit received a subcontract that could be worth as much as $250.1 million over 10 years if its U.S. Navy customer exercises all options.