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Jet Training Takes Poway Co. to Idaho

PKL Services to Get Singapore Military Familiar With Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force awarded PKL Services Inc. of Poway a $13.8 million modification to a 2018 contract. Under the deal, PKL will continue to provide training on the maintenance and operations of F-15 SG jets to the Republic of Singapore Air Force.

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GA-ASI Warbirds Gain New Capability

New System Lets Army Fly Aircraft Using a Laptop

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has developed a way for its U.S. Army customer to operate one of its 2 ton unmanned aircraft using a ruggedized laptop computer.

Triton Program Finds Successes, Faces Budget Headwinds

DEFENSE: U.S. Navy Calls the High-Altitude Unmanned Surveillance Aircraft 'Invaluable'

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) lifted the curtain on its high-altitude Triton unmanned aircraft program recently and offered a glimpse into several worlds.

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GA-ASI Gets $131M Unmanned Aircraft Deal

Gray Eagle Is the U.S. Army’s Version of the Remotely Piloted Predator

The U.S. Army awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway a $131.6 million contract modification covering Gray Eagle aircraft.

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Northrop Grumman Refines Plans for New Military Aircraft

DEFENSE: MQ-Next Program Also Attracts General Atomics Aeronautical

Northrop Grumman Corp., which runs its unmanned military aircraft programs in San Diego, has a new chance to be part of a significant U.S. Air Force program.

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Elliott Eyes Cubic Corp.

TECH: Buys 15% Stake in Co.

Cubic Corp. has a newfound suitor, but the $1.5 billion corporation — based in Kearny Mesa — doesn’t seem to be rushing into any sort of marriage.

Cubic Receives $193M, Five-Year Deal To Support P5 Combat Training System

Electronics Deals Go to La Jolla Logic, Forward Slope, Solute

The U.S. Air Force awarded Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) a seven-year, $193 million firm-fixed-price contract for logistics support for the P5 Combat Training System.

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Bringing AI To the Fight

DEFENSE: Hot Startup Now Valued at $200M

San Diego-­based Shield AI, a software company focused on bringing AI to the national security sector, is quickly becoming one of the hottest technology startups in the region.

Kratos to Help Build ICBM Replacement

Northrop Grumman Plans Some Local Work on Missile

Northrop Grumman Corp.’s new contract to build a replacement for the Minuteman III nuclear-tipped missile system includes work for San Diego-based Kratos Defense.

General Dynamics NASSCO Gets $35.6M Deal to Expand Berthing on Sea Bases

RQ Construction to Build Child Development Center at Miramar Base

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in July, August and September. The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $35.6 million modification to a previously awarded contract.

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Citadel Defense Gets $12.2M Contract for Anti-Drone Tech

Specific Defense Department Customer Was Not Disclosed

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Gets $15.5M Contract

BD to Help Military’s COVID Fight by Providing Automated Medication Dispensing Cabinets

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in July and August.

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Navy, Space Force Projects Occupy General Atomics

Propulsion Technology for Ships, Submarines Studied

Propulsion Technology for Ships, Submarines Studied

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Two New Leaders Step Up to Run Navy’s Information Technology Command

DEFENSE: NAVWAR Is Also Looking Toward Major Redevelopment

NAVWAR, the U.S. Navy command responsible for awarding an estimated $1.56 billion in defense contracts to San Diego County businesses in 2019, has new leadership.

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Lockheed Martin, Subcontractors to Share F-35 Aircraft Work

Heffler Gets Nod for Heavy and Civil Engineering on San Diego Bases

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in July and August.

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