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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said July 15 that it received a U.S. Army contract that could be worth up to $34.8 million over five years.
The U.S. Army awarded Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $38.8 million, one-year contract modification to operate, sustain and integrate Highlighter sensors able to detect improvised explosive devices.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. used England’s Farnborough International Air Show to announce the first flight of its Predator aircraft built for markets in the developing world.
The San Diego ChallengeHER event on Wednesday July 16 from 9 a.m. to noon is aimed at educating female entrepreneurs about the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program, and to bring more women-owned businesses into the federal government’s supply chain, according to an announcement from the U.S. Small Business Administration, which is co-sponsoring the event.
Daylight Defense LLC of Rancho Bernardo said that it received a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Army to develop next-generation high-power ultraviolet laser capability to support future defense applications.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said that it recently received a $4.2 million contract for unmanned aerial systems from a longstanding customer.
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General Atomics may have been feeling more like a bridesmaid than a bride on a sunny July morning at Naval Base San Diego.
The U.S. Navy said July 9 that it awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $15.9 million contract modification to do dry dock work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Decatur.
The U.S. Air Force said on July 8 that it awarded a downtown San Diego company a contract for landing gear emergency response engineering services with a ceiling of $7.5 million.
The U.S. Navy announced on July 1 that it awarded a $9.1 million contract modification to San Diego-based Pacific Ship Repair and Fabrication Inc. for work on a destroyer in Everett, Wash.
USO San Diego named Judy Forrester president and CEO.
Bradley Feldmann took over as CEO of Cubic Corp. on July 1 in a planned management transition.
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.
Cubic Corp. has two new defense contracts in hand.
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.