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BAE Systems adding new pier, dry dock to San Diego shipyard

BAE Systems plans to make a $100 million investment to its San Diego shipyard, adding another dry dock and pier to expand its ship repair, maintenance and modernization services for commercial and government customers, namely the U.S. Navy.

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On the Agenda: Business groups to discuss federal budget, energy, startups

Business and professional groups have a range of activities planned this week.

Heavy week for DoD tech, construction contracts

Three San Diego stalwarts were awarded Department of Defense contracts this week, with BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Cubic Applications and Ratheon Integrated Defense Systems each earning multimillion-dollar contracts.

Navy jets with extra fuel canít be launched off new US carrier

Army buys 19 General Atomics Gray Eagles

Coast Guard wading into drone game

GENERAL

Science, ethics, awards, golf on tap this week

SD businesses get defense contracts

EDUCATION

Three local universities cited for veterans' business education

LAW

Coast Guard intercepts 1,300 lbs. of marijuana off San Diego

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First female F-14 pilot translates her story to business world

Becoming an F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot for the U.S. Navy is no small feat. Logging 1,000 flight hours,132 successful day landings and 45 night landings on aircraft carriers are impressive accomplishments.

Candidates should face Iraq, Libya litmus tests

Every presidential candidate should face pressure to answer, explicitly, these two questions: Given what we now know, was it right or wrong to invade Iraq in 2003 to oust Saddam Hussein and, eight years later, to help topple the regime of Muammar Qaddafi in Libya?

BAE Systems adding new pier, dry dock to San Diego shipyard

BAE Systems plans to make a $100 million investment to its San Diego shipyard, adding another dry dock and pier to expand its ship repair, maintenance and modernization services for commercial and government customers, namely the U.S. Navy.

On the Agenda: Business groups to discuss federal budget, energy, startups

Business and professional groups have a range of activities planned this week.

Heavy week for DoD tech, construction contracts

Three San Diego stalwarts were awarded Department of Defense contracts this week, with BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Cubic Applications and Ratheon Integrated Defense Systems each earning multimillion-dollar contracts.

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March 30, 2015 -- San Diego’s business news has BAE Systems planning a $100 million investment to its local shipyard, and the manufacturing industry growing despite rising cost of doing business.

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Interview with Armed Services YMCA's Tim Ney

March 5, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin sits down with Tim Ney, executive director of the Armed Services YMCA, to discuss the organization's programs and services.

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (March 23, 2015) -- Sailors maneuver a skiff alongside the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to conduct preservation work.

SAN DIEGO (March 23, 2015) -- Sailors maneuver a skiff alongside the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to conduct preservation work. Reagan is undergoing a planned incremental availability maintenance period at Naval Base Coronado. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cody Hendrix

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