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The U.S. Air Force awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a one-year, $349.1 million contract covering support and services for the Air Force’s fleet of Predator and Reaper unmanned aircraft.
The U.S. Air Force recently awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $55.3 million, one-year contract modification to operate what one can simplistically call an internet server on a business jet that flies over a battlefield. Work will be split between San Diego and international locations.
It looks like a little missile, complete with fins, and its job is to keep an aircraft out of trouble.
DEFENSE: Approval Would Allow Contractors To Start New Projects
A lame-duck Congress approved a final 2017 defense budget in early December and sent it to President Obama for his signature.
The U.S. Navy awarded Metron Inc. a contract for a project called advanced autonomy for undersea vehicles.
The U.S. Navy awarded Indiana-based Energy Systems Group LLC a $187.7 million task order to make improvements at Naval Base Coronado.
Cubic Mission Solutions named two executives to vice president posts, announcing the moves on Dec. 12. Mission Solutions is a business division of Kearny Mesa-based Cubic Corp (NYSE: CUB).
TopOwl — a high-tech helmet display worn by U.S. Marine Corps aviators — is getting some support under a recently awarded defense contract.
Four small businesses from San Diego County and one from Alaska were selected to bid on U.S. Navy construction projects and may have up to five years of work ahead of them.
Tugboats hired by BAE Systems towed the company’s new, 950-foot floating dry dock to the company’s Barrio Logan shipyard on Dec. 8, following a transpacific journey from its builders in China.
The U.S. Navy said Dec. 5 that it placed a $9.6 million software order with Northrop Grumman Corp.
The Defense Department buys big-ticket items, but sometimes it concentrates on the very small.
A $1 billion British order for Predator unmanned aircraft is winding its bureaucratic way toward General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. GA-ASI said it expects to start deliveries to the U.K. Royal Air Force in late 2018.
The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Co. a five-year deal to provide engineering technical services and field services for specialty radar systems that go on small aircraft such as F/A-18 Hornets, EA-18G Growlers and Harrier jump jets.
Kevin Graney will take over as president of General Dynamics NASSCO on Jan. 1, following the retirement of the shipyard’s longtime president, Fred Harris.