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ENERGY: Customers in Line for Planned Texas LNG Export Plant
Sempra’s plans to ship more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to overseas ports, as well as the condition of its broader business, came into clearer focus as the summer has unfolded.
Dr. Michael R. Cunningham will retire from his position as chancellor of National University System (NUS) at the end of the 2022-2023 school year.
GA-ASI Aircraft, Experimental Vessels Put Through Their Paces
The U.S. Navy gave unmanned vehicle technology a workout as part of RIMPAC 2022, its month-long Rim of the Pacific exercise scheduled to end on Aug. 4. The exercise took place in and around the Hawaiian Islands as well as in Southern California. Some 26 nations participated.
AEROSPACE: Firm to Upgrade Gear on Navy’s Unmanned Triton Aircraft
The U.S. Navy recently modified two contracts with Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), builder of the Triton unmanned aircraft. The deals will equip certain aircraft with a set of sensors designed to meet the Navy’s critical maritime intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting needs.
Healthcare and civic leaders gathered on the UC San Diego campus Thursday to announce a medical milestone: all 18 eligible hospitals in San Diego County have an accredited Geriatric Emergency Department — also called a GED.
CYBERSECURITY: Agents Cite Potential Harm From Bad Actors
There is evidence that hackers are attempting to spy or steal military or business secrets from San Diego businesses, according to leaders at the FBI’s San Diego field office in Sorrento Valley.
Southern Research Acquired for $80M; Hypersonic Work Eyed
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) has acquired another company — this one in the aerospace center of Birmingham, Alabama. With the help of local government, the Scripps Ranch business plans to expand in that city, and go after work in hypersonic flight.
SHIPBUILDING: Funds Will Support Preliminary Work on 3 Vessels
General Dynamics NASSCO signed $600 million in ship construction deals that will keep its Barrio Logan shipyard, as well as subcontractors throughout the country, busy from mid-2023 through 2027.
WIRELESS: New Samsung Pact Signed; CEO Cites Strong Long-Term Outlook
Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reported net income of $3.73 billion on revenue of $10.94 billion during its third quarter, which ended June 26. Net income rose 84% from the same quarter of 2021. Revenue rose 36%.
AEROSPACE: Poway Company Will Offer Support in Yuma and an Undisclosed Location
The Department of the Navy awarded Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $34.6 million modification to a previously awarded contract, covering maintenance, logistics and sustainment.