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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.

Army Awards Cubic Corp. 3-Year, $2.3 Million Contract

Cubic Corp. announced on March 29 that it received a three-year, $2.3 million task order from the U.S. Army.

S.D. Military Advisory Council Establishes Nonprofit, to Offer $15K Scholarship

The San Diego Military Advisory Council announced March 29 that it has established a charitable nonprofit arm and plans to continue offering a $15,000 academic scholarship.

Trabus Technologies Receives 3-Year Navy Contract Potentially Worth $7.4 Million

Trabus Technologies Inc., a small business based in Mission Valley, received an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy that could be worth as much as $7.4 million over three years.

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Sequestration’s Budget Ax Could Fall on San Diego in 2018

Defense Secretary Ash Carter warned against the possible return of sequestration in 2018, saying the program of federal budget cuts would cause uncertainty for the Pentagon. He made his remarks March 22 during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee.

Cubic Corp. Subsidiary Receives $1.4 Million Contract

Cubic Corp. announced on March 21 its TeraLogics LLC subsidiary received a $1.4 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency.

U.S. Air Force Awards GA-ASI Three-Year, $53.8 Million Contract

The U.S. Air Force awarded Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a three-year, $53.8 million contract to give new capabilities to the Block 5 version of the MQ-9 unmanned aircraft, also known as the Reaper.

Three S.D. Shipyards Awarded Navy Contracts Potentially Worth $1.32B

The U.S. Navy has tapped three San Diego shipyards to conduct maintenance on its San Diego-based warships.

Navy Awards HDR Architecture Inc. 5-Year, $30 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded HDR Architecture Inc. a contract to provide architecture and engineering services that could be worth as much as $30 million over five years.

Kratos Defense Receives $10.5 Million Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on March 15 that its Modular Systems Division recently received $10.5 million in contract awards from an undisclosed client.