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Rough Waters Ahead for I-15 Corridor's Defense Contractors?

Northrop's announced reduction through volunteer attrition could portend reduced contracts for critical sector of the economy.

Tom York, RANCHO BERNARDO PATCH

Sunday, August 28, 2011

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Kelly Cunningham, economist for the National University System Institute for Policy Research, said the future health of defense contracting “is a big concern” for San Diegans.
“There are going to be some cutbacks, and we’re going to have to absorb them,” he said, noting that San Diego has suffered some severe cutbacks in defense spending in previous decades, including the early 1990s.