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CACI Int'l awarded $42 million contract for SSC Pacific support

Arlington, Va.-based CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) has been selected to provide support for the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) Security Systems Branch in San Diego.

4th US Navy official charged in bribery scheme

Prosecutors say a fourth member of the U.S. Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of giving cash, vacations and the services of prostitutes in exchange for information.

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SPAWAR local spending drops by $99M

If SPAWAR were a private company, it would have ranked as San Diego's 12th-largest private-sector employer in fiscal 2013, according to a report released Thursday by the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC).

USS Somerset to arrive in homeport of San Diego Monday

USS Cowpens, USS Spruance return from deployment

USS Zumwalt, first of new DDG 1000 class, to be christened Saturday

USS McClusky departs SD for deployment

SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation event raises $1M

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No plans to charge family for sea rescue of baby

Northrop Grumman to build 5 more unmanned helicopters for the Navy

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Defense Spotlight - 2014

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Apr. 22, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In San Diego news, Alan Nevin gave the keynote address at the San Diego County Apartment Association’s annual Educational Conference and Expo on Tuesday, and the jury has begun deliberating in the trial over Graham Downes’ murder.

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Eric Basu, Holly Smithson on cybersecurity

March 20, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Eric Basu, CEO of Sentek Global, and Holly Smithson, director of Cyber Center of Excellence, about cybersecurity and its economic impact on San Diego.

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SAN DIEGO (April 21, 2014) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrives at its new homeport at Naval Base San Diego. 

SAN DIEGO (April 21, 2014) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrives at its new homeport at Naval Base San Diego. Somerset, commissioned in Philadelphia March 1, is the ninth San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, and is named in honor of the crew and passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, wich crashed near Shanksville, Pa., in Somerset County during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Eric Coffer

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