San Diego Military Defenses and PortĀ 

San Diego is the city with a deep-water port from which it conducts all its business. The Coastline has some of the hugest shipbuilding yards and submarines repair facilities in the West Coast. Several major private and federal defense contractors have their headquarters in San Diego. Some of these contractors includeĀ General Atomics,Ā Cubic, andĀ NASSCO. The city is host to the largest navy fleet in the world.Ā 

About 35% of all employment opportunities in San Diego are military-related. According to research conducted, San Diego was home to 3 ships, over 120 tenant commands, and more than 35,000 sailors, soldiers,Ā Department of DefenseĀ civilian employees, and contractors by 2008. he city is “home to the majority of the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s surface combatants, all of the Navy’s West Coast amphibious ships and a variety of Coast Guard and Military Sealift Command vessels. Learn information about San Diego, CA.

The Military Supported the Economy of San Diego

The largest sectors of San Diego’s economy areĀ defense/military,Ā tourism,Ā international trade, andĀ research/manufacturing. San Diego depends majorly on the revenue brought in by the activities of the armed forces in the area. Until recently, San Diego functioned on a military dependent economy. Other sectors, such as Tourism and manufacture, have slowly risen to become dominant providers in the marketplace. Discover facts about San Diego Hotels and Accommodation.