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The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $35.3 million contract modification to cover dry-dock work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckney.
The U.S. Air Force said on Sept. 23 that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a four-year, $78 million delivery order for spare parts for the Block 40 version of the Global Hawk unmanned spy aircraft.
A new, comprehensive look at the U.S. Department of Defense’s local presence predicts that the military spending that San Diego County enjoys will decline one percent in the new fiscal year, which begins on Oct. 1.
Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. said that it received a U.S. Navy contract to support the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, which repairs and modernizes ships in the port of San Diego.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. doesn’t exactly shout it from the rooftops, but electronics built by one of the San Diego company’s subsidiaries play a role in Iron Dome, Israel’s missile defense system which has been much in the news with the conflict in Gaza.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 16 that its Micro Systems subsidiary received a $4.8 million delivery order from the U.S. Navy for unmanned aerial drone system command-and-control systems and services.
The U.S. Navy said on Sept. 16 that it awarded Carlsbad-based RQ Construction LLC a $6.7 million task order to renovate the sterile processing department at Naval Medical Center San Diego in Balboa Park.
The U.S. Navy said on Sept. 12 that it awarded the San Diego office of Tetra Tech EC a $7.9 million deal to conduct munitions clearance at the former Adak Naval Air Facility in Adak, Alaska.
The Pentagon announced that it awarded several military construction contracts to San Diego County companies between Sept. 9 and Sept. 11.
The U.S. Navy said that it awarded General Dynamics Nassco $7 million to cover additional maintenance work on the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer.
The U.S. Air Force said on Sept. 10 that it awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $40.9 million order to develop requirements description documents for two versions of the Reaper unmanned aircraft system.
How is an unmanned aircraft like a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model? Both are good at getting attention.
The U.S. Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. a $24.2 million contract modification to cover maintenance, alterations and modifications to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.
The U.S. Navy said that it awarded General Dynamics Nassco a $140 million contract modification to cover dry-dock work on the USS Pearl Harbor.
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Military leaders praise characteristics such as honor, sacrifice and love of country. Relatively new ideals of conservation and sustainability also seem to be taking hold at San Diego military bases.