SD DEFENSE

USO Opens New Headquarters

USO San Diego opened a new, 3,800-square-foot headquarters at Liberty Station on Aug. 29.

Navy Had Role in Nixing Acquisition of Qualcomm

A U.S. Navy office charged with investigating foreign investment in U.S. companies helped scuttle Broadcom Inc.’s hostile takeover of Qualcomm Inc. in March, a U.S. Navy admiral told a San Diego audience of military and civic leaders on Aug. 22.

NASSCO Tapped For Design Help With Logistics Ship

The Navy has asked General Dynamics NASSCO for some early help in designing a new class of logistics ship.

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Kratos in Line for Training Systems Work

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. is among 23 companies selected to compete for U.S. Navy work under a deal the Navy calls Training Systems Contract IV.

Navy Uncovered a Concerning 'Connection' in Proposed Qualcomm-Broadcom Deal

A U.S. Navy office charged with investigating foreign investment in U.S. companies helped scuttle Broadcom Corp.’s hostile takeover of Qualcomm Inc. in March, a U.S. Navy admiral said.

GA Pulls in $134M Missile Defense Contract

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems received a three-year, $134 million contract from the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency.

Canada Awards Cubic a $27M Deal

Cubic Corp. said Aug. 20 that it received a $27 million contract from the Canadian military.

NASSCO Gets Work on USS Cowpens

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $147.7 million contract to modernize the USS Cowpens, a Ticonderoga-class cruiser.

Cubic’s GATR Gets $522M Army Contract

GATR Technologies has a one-half billion dollar deal in hand.

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Kratos Reports Q2 Revenue of $151M

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. reported a net loss of $7.7 million on revenue of $151.2 million during the company’s second quarter, which ended on July 1.

LRAD Grows Revenue, Shrinks Loss

LRAD Corp. reported a net loss of $80,000 on revenue of $7.5 million in its third quarter, which ended June 30.

Flooding Incident Prompts Up to 1,493 NASSCO Layoffs

General Dynamics NASSCO said it plans to lay off part of its workforce because of a flooding incident in a dry dock in mid-July.

Merlin Teams Up to Expand Its UAV Services

DEFENSE: 3 Cos. Coming Together Will Handle Variety of Roles

“Bob, 51 & Brian, 49, will start a company to support Big Safari and make things happen, with planning starting in 2007 and operations in 2008.”

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GA Hones Carrier System’s Capabilities

One day shy of the first anniversary of a fighter jet launching off the USS Gerald R. Ford, the Naval Air Systems Command released a statement saying its General Atomics aircraft-handling machinery is progressing through a comprehensive test program.

Viasat Grows Revenue, Says More Expansion to Come

Viasat Inc. recorded a higher net loss — and higher revenues — in its latest quarter.