Brad Graves

Reporter & Special Sections Editor

Email: bradg@sdbj.com
Phone: 619-366-6627

Recent Stories

General Dynamics NASSCO Gets $35.6M Deal to Expand Berthing on Sea Bases

RQ Construction to Build Child Development Center at Miramar Base

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in July, August and September. The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $35.6 million modification to a previously awarded contract.

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Ionis Pharmaceuticals to Acquire Remaining Stake in Akcea

BIOTECH: Boston Co. Was Spun Out of Ionis, Had IPO in 2017

Ionis Pharmaceuticals plans to acquire the remaining stake in Akcea Therapeutics that it does not already own for approximately $500 million cash.

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Contractor Rules in Flux

EMPLOYMENT: State Voters Mull Drivers’ Fate

The rules governing whether and how California businesses may use independent contractors changed Sept. 4 when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation clarifying contractors’ roles. The evolving rules may change again.

Citadel Defense Gets $12.2M Contract for Anti-Drone Tech

Specific Defense Department Customer Was Not Disclosed

Omnitracs to Buy Vehicle Tech Provider SmartDrive for $450M

TECHNOLOGY: Two Companies’ Systems Complement Each Other

SmartDrive Systems, which offers video safety and telematics technology to operators of big-rig trucks and transit vehicles, has agreed to be bought by Dallas-based Omnitracs LLC.

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Gets $15.5M Contract

BD to Help Military’s COVID Fight by Providing Automated Medication Dispensing Cabinets

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

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WestPac Wealth Partners Develops its Associates While Helping its Customers

SDBJ's Best Places to Work 2020 Medium Company Winners

SDBJ's Best Places to Work 2020 Medium Company Winners

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Navy, Space Force Projects Occupy General Atomics

Propulsion Technology for Ships, Submarines Studied

Propulsion Technology for Ships, Submarines Studied

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LevitZacks Dots its I’s and Crosses its T’s When Engaging its Employees

SDBJ's Best Places to Work 2020 Small Company Winners

SDBJ's Best Places to Work 2020 Small Company Winners

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$25M Private Placement to Help Kintara With Clinical Trials

BIOTECH: Newly Merged With Adgero, Co. to Evaluate Novel Treatments

Kintara Therapeutics, a San Diego company with two potential cancer drugs headed for late-stage trials, announced on Sept. 1 that it received a $25 million private placement.

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