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Ship Orders Put Co. On Hiring Course

DEFENSE: It Welcomes All Applicants for Career SlotsGeneral Dynamics NASSCO is embarking on a hiring binge.

Cubic to Sell Training Services Business for $135 Million

The transaction is anticipated to be completed within 30 to 60 days, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Kratos Advances to Gremlins Phase III

Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems, Inc. is joining the Dynetics lead team on Phase III of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Gremlins program.

Cubic Corporation Welcomes New VP, Financial Operations and Controller

Sean Palleschi is Cubic Corporation’s new vice president, financial operations and controller of its Cubic Global Defense business division.

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Second Kratos System Approved for International Marketing by US State Department

The company’s systems will be marketed to certain North American, European, and Asia Pacific region countries.

Kratos Opens Facility in Australia

The new facility, near Naval Air Station HMAS Albatross, will serve as the center of its emerging Australian Defense (ADF) business.

General Atomics Receives $81M Foreign Military Contract

The contract provides for integration and component level testing for UK specific enhancements to support the MQ-9B PROTECTOR unmanned aircraft system program.

Cubic to Demonstrate Training Solutions

The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition being held in National Harbor, Maryland, April 9-11, is the largest maritime exposition for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines.

Kratos System Approved for International Marketing

Kratos’ Mako is an unmanned aircraft that carries and operates weapons and advanced sensor systems.

InnovaSystems Awarded $25.4M Defense Contract

InnovaSystems International LLC is being awarded a $25.4 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract...

Defense Work Demand Soars For Cobham

DEFENSE: Co. Is Hiring; Local Facilities Expand

At Cobham PLC’s Kearny Mesa factory complex, technicians bend over microscopes, applying deft touches to the defense contractor’s electronic products.

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Kratos to Sell Division, Reports $752M in Annual Revenue

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced a plan to sell its Public Safety & Security Division to Securitas Electronic Security Inc.

Kratos Receives $81M Drone Systems Contract

The work covered by this contract will be performed at secure Kratos facilities and at government locations.

Small Business to Provide Post-Deployment Services to Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Tactical Edge Inc., a San Diego small business, a five-year contract that could be worth as much as $49 million.

GA-ASI Taps Boeing in Carrier Aircraft Bid

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has enlisted a surprising partner in its bid to build an unmanned, carrier-based air refueling aircraft for the U.S. Navy

San Diego Plays Supporting Role in USS Boxer Repair

Huntington Ingalls Inc., parent to the Continental Maritime shipyard in Barrio Logan, received an $11.6 million order covering work to the USS Boxer, a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship.

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