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It's the end of an era. Little more than a decade after the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier entered the fleet at its first homeport of San Diego, the Reagan will leave San Diego in August and move to Yokosuka, Japan, as part of the Navy’s first three-hull crew and hull swap in modern times.


Maternity leave for women in the Navy and Marine Corps was tripled on Friday to 18 weeks.

San Diego’s Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has named a former colonel who once oversaw the Army’s training program to head integrated training solutions at Cubic Global Defense.


Carlsbad’s ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a specialist in broadband and communication technologies and services, on Monday unveiled new enhancements to its government security services and products during a conference in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the National Security Agency.

The first six months of 2015 were filled with tales of scandal and expansion for the national and San Diego defense communities. Budget woes aren’t out of the picture yet either, as the 2016 deadline for round two of sequestration looms closer.


Business and professional groups have a shortened week of activities because of the Fourth of July weekend.

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair was awarded contract modifications for work on two destroyers.


The guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) returns Thursday from a 250-day independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.


Former Navy Air Boss Vice Adm. David Buss is returning to San Diego to serve as vice president and deputy to the president of Cubic Global Defense.

Under a directive from the Office of Naval Research, San Diego’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SPAWAR) opened its Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality lab in January, focusing on virtual and mixed reality trainers.

Two days after one of its top investors accused it of not doing enough to promote its products, San Diego's LRAD Corp. (Nasdaq: LRAD) won a pair of national awards for its long-distance sound systems from "Government Security News," an industry publication that gives yearly awards for airport, seaport and border security programs.


Securing our eCity Foundation is hosting its fifth annual Cyber Boot Camp this week, teaching 51 local students about regional and global cyber threats and how to hack for good.

San Diego-based Armed Forces Bank of California N.A., has merged with its military banking affiliate in Kansas, Armed Forces Bank N.A.


Sailors from Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton's (NHCP) Decontamination Incident Response Team participated in semi-annual first receiver operations training last week.

Iroquois Capital Management — one of the largest unaffiliated shareholders in San Diego’s LRAD Corp. — delivered a scathing letter to the company's board of directors Monday, accusing the company of mismanaging its capital and failing to take advantage of sales opportunities.


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

Northrop Grumman and the strength of San Diego’s unmanned systems work shined bright this week.


Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. announced that Paul Cassani has joined the company as president of its Technical Services Group.


General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, the USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB), on Friday.


Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.

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