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Proposed Budget Would Provide for Reaper Replacements

The war supplement to the 2015 Pentagon budget contains funds to replace an unspecified number of Reaper unmanned aircraft lost in combat, Politico is reporting.

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Cubic's Training Capabilities Pay Off With 2 Defense Contracts

Cubic Corp. has two new defense contracts in hand.

Navy Contract Extends Service Lives of Northrop's Experimental Drones

The experimental, carrier-based drones that Northrop Grumman Corp. built for the U.S. Navy are getting an extension of what was to be short service lives.

Syzygy Technologies Gets Navy IT Deal Worth $7.1M

The Defense Department said June 20 that it awarded Syzygy Technologies Inc. a $7.1 million, one-year deal to provide information technology services to the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command. Services include shipboard electronic support and communication security support.

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Northrop Grumman Brings Home the 'BACN'

The U.S. Air Force said that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. an $89.7 million contract modification for operation and support of its BACN electronics.

Part of BAE Systems $7.8M Weapons Work to Be Done in National City

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems a three-year deal for pier side maintenance and repair services for its 1-inch machine gun systems. One third of the work under the $7.8 million contract will be done in National City.

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Cubic Lands 2 Defense Training Deals

San Diego-based Cubic Corp. announced the receipt of two defense contracts early this week.

BAE Systems Gets $20.5M Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy said on June 16 that it awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $20.5 million contract for dry-dock work to the USS Decatur, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer.

L-3 Unidyne Gets Landing Craft Reconditioning Work Worth $22.2M

L-3 Unidyne Inc. has been tapped for work extending the service life of four air-cushioned landing craft based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

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Northrop Grumman Gets $61.3M Contract Modification for Demonstrator Aircraft Work

The work is related to the Triton aircraft -- Navy version of Global Hawk.

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General Dynamics Nassco Awarded Contract to Build Tanker

The shipbuilder is also doing design work for new Navy amphibious ship.

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Serco Gets Navy Task Order Worth Up to $17.5 Million

The work will involve computer equipment on at least one aircraft carrier.

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Kratos Nabs $9.9M Contract From Government Agency

The local defense contractor will do command-and-control work for an unnamed national security customer.

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General Dynamics Nassco Awarded Lucrative Navy Contract Modification

The shipbuilder has been given the go-ahead to buy materials for the next landing platform ship.

Ibis Biosciences Gets $7.2M Contract for Biosensor System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded Ibis Biosciences Inc., the Carlsbad-based unit of Abbott Laboratories, a $7.2 million contract to develop its PUMA Biosensor system.