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Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman Contract Worth $140 Million

On the heels of a similar award in December, the U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a modification to its contract covering Northrop’s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload, operations and support. The award is not to exceed $140 million and work runs through January 2018.

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Steve Fendley Named President of Kratos Drone Division

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. named Steve Fendley president of its unmanned systems division, announcing the change on Jan. 17.

GA ASI Receives $24 Million Foreign Military Sale Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the maker of unmanned military aircraft, received a $24 million delivery order for logistics support to company customers in France.

GA ASI Receives $24M Foreign Military Sale

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the maker of unmanned military aircraft, received a $24 million delivery order for logistics support to company customers in France.

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BAE’s New Dry Dock Readies for Big Role in S.D. Ship Repair

SHIPS: It Will Have Greatest Capacity of California Facilities

A photograph can’t convey how big the new BAE Systems dry dock really is.

General Atomics Wins $56.7M Contract to Build Unmanned Aircraft for Spain

Spain wants it own unmanned Predator B aircraft and has placed a $56.7 million order for them through its partner, the U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon announced Jan. 4.

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Costs Could Snag GA’s New Arresting Gear

DEFENSE: Navy Must Ensure Future Adoption

Congress wants more information on a San Diego defense contractor’s big project before it releases more money for it.

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Teledyne SeaBotix Earns Military Contract for Underwater Robots

San Diego-based Teledyne SeaBotix will supply 60 small unmanned underwater vehicles to U.S. military units specializing in explosive ordnance disposal, under a recently announced Pentagon contract.

Navy Awards Five-Year Contract to QED Systems Inc.

QED Systems Inc. received a five-year contract to provide services to the U.S. Navy, a contract that will bring tens of millions of dollars to the San Diego region.

Kratos Receives $17.5M Government Contract

San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced Dec. 29 that it received a $17.5 million contract for command, control and communications from a U.S. government agency.

Northrop to Do Some Satellite Link Work in San Diego

Northrop Grumman Corp. will continue work on a military satellite link under a U.S. Navy contract worth $16.9 million and lasting through September 2018.

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Navy Awards $325 Million Contract to General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO received a $325 million deal to help fund the fifth in a series of U.S. Navy support ships.

Northrop Grumman Corp. Awarded $17.1 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy said it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $17.1 million contract for system software and engineering services related to the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. Work will be done in San Diego.

Kratos Subsidiary Gets Foreign Sales Deal Worth $23.4M

A subsidiary of San Diego-based Kratos Defense plans to supply $23.4 million worth of missile components to Taiwan through 2019, the Pentagon announced on Dec. 9.

S.D. to Get Some Work From Andromeda Systems' Navy Contract

Andromeda Systems Inc. stands to make millions of dollars over five years by providing logistics and technical support services at Naval Air Station North Island.