Brad Graves

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Recent Stories

World Trade Center Seeks 15 Companies for Accelerator

NONPROFIT: Export Assistance Available Through Program; Application Deadline Is Nov. 15

San Diego small businesses have a new opportunity to enter the sprawling marketplace that is the world.

NASSCO to Study Oiler Construction

Navy Awards $25.6 Million Contract to Improve the Building Process

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $25.6 million modification to previously awarded contract for additional special studies and cost reduction implementation studies in support of the John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler ships.

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Shock Trials Test GA’s Carrier Gear

Contractor Makes Aircraft Launch and Arresting Systems

General Atomics’ aircraft launch and recovery machinery on board the USS Gerald R. Ford came through U.S. Navy shock trials and performed as designed, the San Diego business announced early this month.

BAE Systems Software Makes Sense of the World

TECHNOLOGY: Students Use Defense Product to Assess Fire Danger

When high school students near Denver wanted to study how fire-prone their part of the country was, they tapped a group of technical specialists 1,000 miles away at BAE Systems for help.

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Campaign Marks Hunger Action Month

Feeding San Diego has announced the launch of Cross Out Hunger, a campaign that calls attention to the issue of hunger in San Diego County during Hunger Action Month.

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Qualcomm, Intel Get DoD Work

Goal Is to Produce Advanced Microchips on U.S. Soil

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Qualcomm Inc. and Intel Corp. to help it produce advanced microchips in the United States.

Kratos to Supply, Support Target Drones

U.S. Air Force Contract Is Worth $338 Million

The U.S. Air Force awarded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. a $338.1 million contract for subscale aerial targets.

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Aptera Looks Ahead to Manufacturing Phase

TECH: Designer of Electric Vehicles Hires Vice President of Production

Aptera Motors Corp., the Sorrento Valley company that hopes to mass-produce a three-wheeled electric vehicle that can be powered by the sun, announced a new hire recently. The business brought Pablo Ucar on board as vice president of production and procurement.

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Growth Spurt at Shield AI

DEFENSE: Valuation Now Exceeds $1 Billion

Defense tech specialist Shield AI reached unicorn status late this summer as $225 million in Series D funding pushed the company’s valuation above the $1 billion threshold.

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Nth Generation Goes the Extra Mile for its Workforce

SDBJ's Best Places to Work 2021 Medium Business Winners

Nth Generation can best be described as a people-first company. In addition to delivering its best for its clients, the business puts a lot of effort into its employees.

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