Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) said its agreement with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) to furnish technical assistance and procurement opportunities to veteran-owned small businesses has been extended through 2009.
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates named Naval Base Coronado a winner of the 2008 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence April 15.
This year’s Fleet Week’s events kick off on May 3, beginning with the Port of San Diego Sea and Air Parade and the Red Bull Air Race World Series.
Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) was awarded a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) award for Mentor-Protege Program Excellence.
The National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) Monday laid the keel for USNS Wally Schirra, the eighth dry cargo-ammunition ship in the U.S. Navy’s T-AKE program.
Since he became chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs last year, Rep. Bob Filner, D-San Diego, said the care of America’s veterans has become one of his primary issues and he hopes to use his position as a superdelegate to make veterans a more prominent issue nationwide.
David Grundies' thoughts on information-technology solutions and government contracting multiply quickly when he talks. In his mind, many people fail to realize that both reap results for the Navy-centered and tourist-friendly San Diego.
Everyone who starts their own business hopes that one day it'll grow to the size and influence level of a company like Epsilon Systems Solutions. Bryan Min, who founded the San Diego-based defense company alone in 1998 and hired only seven employees in that first year, said he's been able to grow his company to 600 employees at 22 locations with a mixture of luck and bringing the right people on board.
HARTFORD, Conn. -- When the dust finally settled, Army officials sought to put the best face on a sandstorm test that humbled Colt Defense's vaunted M4 carbine.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- From a 12th-floor desk at the regional Federal Emergency Management Agency office, Nancy Ward can survey a swath of her FEMA territory where millions of people, from downtown Oakland to San Francisco and beyond, live and work atop earthquake faults.
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Police Department has launched a new reporting system aimed to help connect dots that could uncover local terror plots -- a program that police departments in other major cities across the country hope to incorporate into their daily routines as well.
HARTFORD, Conn. -- No weapon is more important to tens of thousands of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan than the carbine rifle. And for well over a decade, the military has relied on one company, Colt Defense of Hartford, Conn., to make the M4s they trust with their lives.
Read about some of the major players at the intersection of defense and small business in this special report.
Explore the relationship between the defense industry and small business, their impact on the region and local companies making big moves.