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Kratos tests new drone systems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) said Tuesday it has successfully completed a number of test and demonstration flights of two models of its unmanned aerial drone and target system platforms.

Naval Base San Diego opens to public Dec. 19 for holiday event

Naval Base San Diego invites the public to the Holiday of Lights event Friday, Dec. 19.

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On the Agenda: Economic forecast, how to price, Panama Canal on tap this week

Business and professional groups will sponsor events this week ranging from professional development to the economy in 2015.

Modified LCS program gets green light

'Air Boss' concerned about debate over military's size, shape

USS Vandegrift returns from deployment

Cubic wins $12M contract amendment

Cubic Awarded SPAWAR contract to supply common data links

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On the Agenda: Business week highlights transportation, construction, technology

Midway Museum prepares for Pearl Harbor Day

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Russia's growing problems are everyone's problems

(Bloomberg View) -- "Cyprus with nukes." That's how someone, maybe me, referred to Russia in an IM conversation Tuesday morning.

Santa delivers drones for Christmas amid rising safety concern

If you find a drone under the Christmas tree next week, it may also come with a list of U.S. government guidelines for safe flying, and even software to keep the device away from airports.

How CIA torture made Latin America safe for China

If you want to see how the use of torture has undermined U.S. influence and power, look at Latin America.

Naval Base San Diego opens to public Dec. 19 for holiday event

Naval Base San Diego invites the public to the Holiday of Lights event Friday, Dec. 19.

Kratos tests new drone systems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) said Tuesday it has successfully completed a number of test and demonstration flights of two models of its unmanned aerial drone and target system platforms.

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In The News

Dec. 17, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- The Douglas Wilson Cos. has sold its 80,651-square-foot office building at 1620 Fifth Ave. -- formerly the Robert F. Driver building -- to Bosa Development for $18.5 million.

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F-35C takeoff and landing

The U.S. Navy is conducting a developmental test onboard the USS Nimitz off San Diego of the new F-35 carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter jet. This footage shows the first catapult, arrival and arrested landings in early November. Video courtesy of Lockheed Martin and U.S. Navy

From the Front

ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 15, 2014) -- The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193)transfers cargo to the deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) during a replenishment-at-sea. 

ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 15, 2014) -- The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193)transfers cargo to the deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) during a replenishment-at-sea. Gridley is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Jackson

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