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General Dynamics NASSCO unveiled one of the largest controlled exterior lighting systems for a manufacturing site on May 29 at its Barrio Logan shipyard.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on May 29 that one of its divisions is part of Saalex Solutions Inc.’s $13.4 million U.S. Navy contract to provide services at the Pacific Missile Range Facility.
He came, he saw, he networked. The hot ticket in defense contracting circles in late May was the invitation-only reception for Sean Stackley, the assistant U.S. Navy secretary overseeing procurement and new technology (Stackley’s actual title is assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition). SDMAC, the San Diego Military Advisory Council, coordinated the reception.
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As a Fortune 500 company serving a demanding market, Qualcomm Inc. has found that to get maximum impact, it has to fine-tune its products, or even release various generations of a product. It’s what engineering companies do.
Cubic Corp. has announced a contract with the Canadian army valued at more than $5.5 million.
Shareholders of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. re-elected the company’s board and approved an advisory measure on executive compensation during the company’s annual meeting May 20.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a second contract in as many days, this time to help improve sensor systems on its Reaper unmanned aircraft.
The U.S. Air Force ordered eight additional Reaper aircraft from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the Pentagon announced on May 20.
The U.S. Navy awarded a San Diego small business a three-year, $61.8 million contract to provide technical expertise to its Network Integration Engineering Facility.
Cubic Corp. reported a second quarter net loss of $11 million on net sales of $338.8 million during its second quarter, which ended March 31. The company reported net income of $16.1 million on net sales of $354.4 million in the quarter ending March 31, 2014.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $37 million deal to perform shipyard work on the Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Lake Champlain.
What has more moving parts than all of the aircraft parked at Lindbergh Field? Probably the legislation that lets the Pentagon spend money.
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Directors at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. are mulling some major changes.
Cubic Corp. has a buyer for some of its next-generation military communications gear.
Carlsbad-based RQ Construction LLC received a $45.1 million U.S. Army contract for a building project at a base south of Seattle.