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On the Agenda: Construction update, court case, tax credit on tap

Business and professional groups will offer a range of activities this week.

Northrop Grumman awarded two defense contracts

Three Department of Defense contracts were awarded to San Diego companies this week, two of them to Northrop Grumman for MQ-4C Triton components, and engineering and logistics support for the MQ-8 Fire Scout.

Navy, Marine leaders tour 3 ships returning to SD

Three Navy ships that approximately 4,500 sailors and Marines have called home for the last seven months are sitting about 5 miles off Camp Pendleton — close enough to see, almost close enough to touch and close enough to be home.

General Atomics drone sale to UAE poised for US approval

SAIC awarded $62 million SPAWAR task order

4,500 sailors, Marines to return from deployment Wednesday

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Veterans' housing, legal updates on tap this week

TECHNOLOGY

The man behind the city’s cyberfortress

GOVERNMENT

US approves selling armed drones, State Department says

Cubic restructuring, cutting 2% of workforce

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Foreign Policy Looks Easy From the Campaign Trail

(Bloomberg View) -- Folks are making fun of comments by Scott Walker and Marco Rubio on how to defeat Islamic State, and fairly so. Walker says he will face down Islamic State with the steely will he brought to bear on the Wisconsin teacher’s unions; Rubio says he will do, well, kinda what President Barack Obama has been doing, except with Sunni troops. “The Iraqi army, of course,” says Kevin Drum, “is mostly Shiite. So apparently Rubio thinks we should ditch the Iraqi military and put together a coalition of ground forces from neighboring countries. But this would be ... who?”

On the Agenda: Construction update, court case, tax credit on tap

Business and professional groups will offer a range of activities this week.

Northrop Grumman awarded two defense contracts

Three Department of Defense contracts were awarded to San Diego companies this week, two of them to Northrop Grumman for MQ-4C Triton components, and engineering and logistics support for the MQ-8 Fire Scout.

House Fails to Pass Homeland Funds as Agency Shutdown Nears

(Bloomberg) -- The House of Representatives failed to pass a stopgap funding bill for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, throwing efforts to avoid a shutdown tonight into disarray.

Navy, Marine leaders tour 3 ships returning to SD

Three Navy ships that approximately 4,500 sailors and Marines have called home for the last seven months are sitting about 5 miles off Camp Pendleton — close enough to see, almost close enough to touch and close enough to be home.

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San Diego’s business news has Qualcomm Inc. unveiling a new chip for smartphones and the Dinerstein Companies starting prep work on its new mixed-use development in Mission Valley.
 

 

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Navy, Marine leaders tour 3 ships returning to SD

Reporter Katherine Connor embarked on the USS Makin Island, USS Comstock and USS San Diego the day before the Amphibious Readiness Group returned to San Diego from a seven-month deployment, as top Navy and Marine Corps brass commended the sailor and Marines for a job well done.

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 26, 2015) -- Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Edna Serna, from Glen Rose, Texas, logs supplies received for the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 26, 2015) -- Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Edna Serna, from Glen Rose, Texas, logs supplies received for the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Reagan is undergoing a planned incremental availability maintenance period at Naval Base Coronado. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cody Hendrix

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