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

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.

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship program got the green light for expansion from recently-resigned Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Thursday, with several notable modifications, including increased firepower.

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

The Navy frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) is scheduled to return on Dec. 12 from its final deployment, where it operated in the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command, U.S. 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR).

Vice Adm. David Buss, commander of Naval Air Forces, took a strong stand against decreasing defense budgets Wednesday morning at a San Diego Military Advisory Council meeting, where he also emphasized the importance of a flexible, agile, strategically relevant and technology-advanced force to completing the missions asked of the military in the future.

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) announced it was awarded a $12 million contract amendment from the Canadian Department of National Defence for the initial phase of the Urban Operations Training System (UOTS) capability.

Cubic Corp. announced it was tasked by the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to develop and test an upgrade to the critical circuit card systems used on the AN/USQ-167 Common Data Link System.

Business and professional groups will hold events this week on a range of subjects.

The USS Midway Museum is hosting its 10th annual Pearl Harbor Survivor Remembrance Ceremony Sunday to honor more than 2,500 people who lost their lives 73 years ago, along with thousands of surviving soldiers, nine of whom will be in attendance Sunday.

The aircraft carrier John Stennis departed Bremerton Monday for San Diego.

San Diego’s Cubic Corp. has completed the first component of a virtual training simulator for the littoral combat ships’ mission bay systems, and is on track to have the entire system installed in a new LCS hub on Naval Base San Diego expected to open in early fiscal year 2016.

As the charitable-giving version of Black Friday hits a milestone with the third annual Giving Tuesday, a local nonprofit is reaching a milestone of its own.

As we celebrate Thanksgiving today with family and friends, remember our fellow San Diegans aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the other ships of her strike group. They are somewhere on the other side of the world, or, in the words of the usual blandly worded press release: "in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR, supporting maritime security operations and conducting theater security cooperation efforts."

San Diego-based Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has reported strong performance for both its fourth fiscal quarter and the 2014 fiscal year.

Cubic Corp. said it was awarded two new orders with a combined value at more than $51 million for its Tactical Vehicle System and Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Individual Weapon Systems.

If you’re going to take cybersecurity tips from someone, it should probably be from this guy: Tim Hamon, the FBI’s senior forensic examiner at San Diego’s Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory.

The recent federal elections will probably have little impact on the San Diego economy, unless Congress finds a way to reduce the constraints of the federal budget sequester, a panel of local economists said at a forum Tuesday at La Jolla's Sanford Education Center.

Against a staff recommendation, the California Coastal Commission ruled on a 7-4 vote last week that the Navy's proposed 1.5 million-square-foot Coastal Complex on the Silver Strand is consistent with the state's Coastal Act.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has added Kenneth Lee as a senior associate in the firm’s San Diego office.

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