Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) employs about 5,000 people in San Diego, but thanks to sequestration budget-tightening, that number won't rise anytime soon.
The guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) will return to San Diego from its deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR) on April 12.
Sequestration will keep one of the most popular aviation acts in the world from dazzling crowds at the Marine Corps Air Station Air Show in San Diego this fall.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department says it's re-evaluating plans to furlough border agents and cut overtime because of the automatic federal government spending cuts.
A broad coalition of local business groups and high-tech companies launched a new regional unmanned systems effort that has the potential to increase investment in the region, spark job growth and bring additional companies to the area.
Sequestration will likely squash some defense conferences this year, but one in San Diego appears to be doing just fine.
U.S. Navy ship repair contractor Continental Maritime of San Diego will lay off 185 employees effective April 12, according to a notice filed with the state.
The U.S. Navy's hottest new ship and the centerpiece of its renewed focus on Asia isn't its largest vessel, or its most technologically advanced. But it has advantages that its bigger siblings lack.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Like many who make their living in the commercial strip outside the gates of Fort Bragg, Mike Thomas is confident the $85 billion in automatic military spending cuts will hurt sales at his used car lot and rim shop.
General Dynamics NASSCO, a primary constructor of ships for the U.S. Navy, warned about 1,040 employees on Monday of indefinite layoffs that may come in late April due to uncertainty created by the automatic U.S. budget cuts that took effect last week.
Northrop Grumman Corp.’s already-large unmanned aircraft business in San Diego is about to get even bigger.
March 4 (Bloomberg) -- The Pentagon has offered little guidance to contractors that may be hurt by $46 billion in defense-spending cutbacks over the next seven months, even as a budget document showed the effect on procurement accounts that pay companies from Lockheed Martin Corp. to Raytheon Co.