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NASSCO Lays Keel for First Fleet Replenishment Oiler

shipbuilding: Ship Costs $642M; Program Could Be $8BGeneral Dynamics NASSCO laid the keel for the first of up to 20 new U.S. Navy oilers — Navy auxiliary ships that refuel fighting ships in the middle of the ocean.

Viasat Q1 Revenue Hits $537M, Buoyed By Several Factors

Aircraft Business Affected By 737 MAX Groundings

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Blue Tech Inc. Gets Computer Contract From U.S. Army

Point Loma Firm to Split Work With 7 Other Cos.

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late July and early August.

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Inseego Reports Q2 Revenue of $56M; Up 14% From 2018

5G Wireless Hotspot Hits Market; Growth Expected

Inseego Corp. saw its second quarter revenue grow 14% year-over-year to $55.9 million. The business announced financial results on Aug. 6.

Sempra Energy Q2 Revenue Is $2.23B; LNG Shipments Start

Asset Sale Talks in Progress; LNG Customers Sought

Sempra Energy reported net income of $354 million, or $1.29 per share, on revenue of $2.23 billion during its second quarter.

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Cubic Reports Q3 Results; It Could Buy Tech Co.

DEFENSE: Company Restructures, Makes Supply Chain Leaner

Cubic Corp. disclosed that it paid $50 million in cash to acquire a 20 percent stake in a privately held software company based outside Washington, D.C.

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Teehee Bishop Joint Venture to Put Roofs On Navy Buildings

Small Businesses Poised to Divide Up to $30 Million

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

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New Address Will Let DRS Daylight Solutions Grow

$100M Business Serves Both Military and Medical Clients

From the very start, DRS Daylight Solutions set out to make a dual-use product — that is, something both the military and commercial enterprises might use.

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Revenue Up 24% at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Organic Growth Was 13%; Capital Expenditures Planned

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., is a defense contractor and electronics maker based in Scripps Ranch.

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Northrop Grumman Names Customers for Long-Endurance Firebird Aircraft

Company Sees More Than a Military Future for Unusual Vehicle

For the first time, Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced customers for its Firebird aircraft, built for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or ISR.

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Northrop Grumman to Retrofit Triton Aircraft

Two Contracts Worth $33.8M and $14.2M

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in mid-July. The U.S. Department of Defense releases a digest of contract awards daily at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Gets $275M Order

Aircraft, Ground Electronics Are Part of U.S. Army Deal

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in mid-July. The U.S. Department of Defense releases a digest of contract awards daily at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

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Northrop Grumman Fire Scout Ready to Fight

Unmanned Helicopter Passes the Point of Initial Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy has declared that an unmanned helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp. is ready for prime time.

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Research Reactor at GA in Demand

Torrey Pines Campus Hosts Dept. of Energy Fusion Work

Though its defense contracting businesses get more press, General Atomics was founded on atomic energy. The company still does interesting work in the field.

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The Military Buys Everything, Including Plumbing Services

Logistics Work Adds Up for General Atomics Aeronautical

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late June and early July.

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New CEO to Lead PSemi in Producing Next Billion Chips

Semiconductor Maker Expects To Continue Growth Trajectory

Sumit Tomar took on the CEO’s role at Miramar-area semiconductor maker PSemi Corp. on July 1.

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