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GA to Design Nuclear Powered Rocket

Pentagon’s Advanced Projects Office Awards Contract Worth $22M

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded General Atomics a $22.2 million contract for the initial phase of the DRACO program. The program’s goal is to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion (NPT) system above low Earth orbit in 2025.

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Northrop Grumman Charts Path to Design, Build ICBMs

DEFENSE: Certain Work Will Be Local; Kratos Defense Is Among the Subcontractors

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has taken a first step toward building the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD).

Walashek, Epsilon Maintain Landing Craft

Two Contractors Get Work on LCAC Vessels Based at Camp Pendleton

The U.S. Navy tapped two small businesses from San Diego to provide services for its fleet of LCAC landing craft.

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GA-ASI Aircraft Marks a Milestone

U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle Passes The 1 Million Hour Mark

Gray Eagle, an unmanned aircraft flown by the U.S. Army, surpassed 1 million flight hours on March 16.

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Valiant to Support Army in South Korea

Contract Worth $13.2M Will Support Battle Simulator for 1 Year

The U.S. Army awarded Valiant Global Defense Services Inc. of San Diego a $13.2 million contract to provide personnel, equipment and other items for the Korea Battle Simulation Center.

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Cubic Accepts $3 Billion

TECH: Bidding War Drives Original Price Up

The acquisition of Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has turned into a bidding war which at the end of March steadily drove up the price of the San Diego electronics company.

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Executive Q&A: Rear Adm. Douglas Small and John Pope, NAVWAR

DEFENSE: Local U.S. Navy Leaders Talk About Defense Contracting and Old Town Redevelopment

A changing landscape occupies Rear Adm. Douglas Small and John Pope.

Northrop Grumman Nets $82M Contract

Corporation Will Support MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft for 1 Year

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Getting an Insider’s Look at Engineering

Collins Aerospace in Chula Vista Works to Spark Interest in STEM

In the United States, engineering is a male-dominated field, with roughly 1 in 8 of the workforce women. Many in the business community are working to change that.

$35M Ship Repair Deal for BAE Systems

USS Russell Headed for Barrio Logan; Continental Gets $33M Contract

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Cybersecurity Jobs Still Need Filling

Sector Poised to Welcome an Increasingly Diverse Workforce

GA Aeronautical Systems to Design ‘LongShot’

DEFENSE: Unmanned Aircraft Meant to Fire Air-to-Air Missiles

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OSML and University Face Cyber Challenge

Cal State San Marcos Team Creates Way to Make Vehicles More Secure

Partnerships With Industry to Join PRIDE Industries

NONPROFITS: Coming Together to Make More Inclusive Workplace Market

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Firm to Repair, Refurbish Landing Craft

Work at Camp Pendleton Could Be Worth Up to $84M for Walashek

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