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Kratos Subsidiary Working With Government of Oman

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said April 26 that its Kratos ISE subsidiary was working with the government of Oman on an advanced space radio monitoring system.

S.D. Defense Industry Prospers Under GOP Budget

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee unveiled a Pentagon budget proposal for fiscal 2017 that modifies the Obama administration’s.

‘Excess Infrastructure’ Report Prompts Concerns over Closures

The 2017 Pentagon budget will come into a little more focus later this month as the House Armed Services Committee looks over the National Defense Authorization Act. It’s a big deal because the Pentagon spends a lot in San Diego County: $24.8 billion in fiscal 2015. That’s according to analysis by SDMAC, the San Diego Military Advisory Council.

Kratos Awarded $5 Million Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on April 20 that it received a $5.0 million contract for hardened tactical facilities.

Coherent Technical Services Awarded 2-Year, $20.5 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy lab on Point Loma awarded Coherent Technical Services Inc. a two-year, $20.5 million contract modification to conduct research and development on emerging navigation technology.

Army Deals Worth $17.6 Million for GA-ASI

The U.S. Army recently awarded aerospace engineering work to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., which builds the Army’s Grey Eagle unmanned aircraft.

Navy Awards Contracts For Work on USS Theodore Roosevelt

The U.S. Navy recently awarded Virginia-based Huntington Ingalls Industries contracts covering an extended maintenance period for the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which arrived in its new San Diego homeport in November.

S.D. Firm Among Four Small Businesses to Receive Pentagon Contracts

Herman/JCG Co. JV of San Diego is among four small businesses that received multiple-award contracts for design and build construction services, the Pentagon announced on April 8. The Army Corps of Engineers in Little Rock, Ark. awarded the deals.

Three County Firms Awarded Navy Contracts Worth Up to $50 Million

Three San Diego County small businesses received contracts to remove and install nonskid surfaces to the decks of U.S. Navy ships in the San Diego area. Work could extend to 2021.

Cubic Awarded Four-Year, $3.6 Million Contract

Cubic Corp. said April 11 that it received a four-year, $3.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army Europe Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Hohenfels in Bavaria, Germany.

Gremlin Competition Could Benefit San Diego

Two companies with San Diego ties will compete to build small military aircraft that will travel in swarms and be reusable up to 20 times.

Northrop Grumman Awarded $30.3M Air Force Deal

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $30.3 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Lot 11 production of its Global Hawk aircraft.

Webcor Builders, Bethel Contracting Win $69 Million Project at Camp Pendleton

Webcor Builders, a contractor with a San Diego presence since 2000, was recently awarded a $69 million project at Camp Pendleton with its joint venture partner, Bethel Contracting LLC.

Solpac Construction Wins $18.5 Million Navy Contract

Solpac Construction Inc., doing business as Soltek Pacific Construction Co., received an $18.5 million task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract from the U.S. Navy.

Navy Awards LRAD Corp. Five-Year, $7.4 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Rancho Bernardo-based LRAD Corp. an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract that could be worth up to $7.4 million over five years.