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USS Sampson, HSM-35 to depart on Western-Pacific deployment

The guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is scheduled to depart Oct. 31 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean.

Cubic awarded $46M contract from US Marine Corps

San Diego-based Cubic Applications Inc. announced it has been awarded a contract valued at $46.5 million from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to support the USMC Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Training Systems Support (MTSS) effort.

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SD leads charge for cybersecurity collaboration

Imagine flipping open the latest edition of a magazine and instead of seeing a list of the most walkable or dog-friendly cities, finding the most cyber-friendly cities, and then placing importance in the results.

TECHNOLOGY

State Cyber Task Force unveiled in San Diego

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Real estate, startups, court nominee top business agenda

Canada, Japan, US task group hold exercises off SD

TECHNOLOGY

Cybersecurity industry has more questions than answers

Former Navy Mayor to retire

Two SD-based ballisitic missile defense destroyers moving to Japan

USS La Jolla visits SD one last time

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Lockheed’s next F-35 batch valued at $4.55 billion by official

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s latest contract for 43 F-35 fighters has a value of about $4.55 billion, with prospects for a deal for as many as 153 more aircraft about a year from now, according to the Pentagon.

Alibaba threatens Amazon's monopoly on investors

If you wanted to invest in an online retail giant that was pouring money into adjacent businesses such as payments, entertainment, logistics and cloud computing, until recently you’d probably buy shares of Amazon.

USS Sampson, HSM-35 to depart on Western-Pacific deployment

The guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is scheduled to depart Oct. 31 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean.

Cybersecurity tops SPAWAR concerns

In a city seeking to assert dominance in the cyber sector, the crown jewel of the operation is the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command — SPAWAR — which employs about 3,000 cyber-specific people, on par with the 3,500 private sector employees throughout San Diego.

Cubic awarded $46M contract from US Marine Corps

San Diego-based Cubic Applications Inc. announced it has been awarded a contract valued at $46.5 million from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to support the USMC Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Training Systems Support (MTSS) effort.

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Power of Attorneys - 2014

The Daily Transcript honors San Diego's top corporate counsel.

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Oct. 30, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- Chula Vista will vote Tuesday on how the city bids and awards public works contracts, and new “smart” parking meters are being installed in downtown San Diego.

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Andrew Lee, Kenneth Slaght on cybersecurity

Oct. 14, 2014 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin discusses cybersecurity with Andrew Lee, CEO of ESET, and retired Rear Adm. Kenneth Slaght, vice president of naval IT solutions for General Dynamics.

From the Front

RED SEA (Oct. 21, 2014) -- An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wild Cards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 delivers pallets of supplies to the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a vertical replenishment with the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). 

RED SEA (Oct. 21, 2014) -- An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wild Cards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 delivers pallets of supplies to the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a vertical replenishment with the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Lindahl

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