SD DEFENSE

Herman Construction Group Among Eight Cos. Tapped For $180M U.S. Army Orders

Escondido-based Herman Construction Group Inc. is among eight companies that will split as much as $180 million in U.S. Army construction task orders, the Pentagon announced.

Straub Construction Awarded $61.9M Army Contract

The U.S. Army awarded Fallbrook-based Straub Construction Inc. a $61.9 million contract for work on a maintenance hangar at Fort Carson, Colo.

NASSCO Awarded a $36.3M Navy Contract for Maintenance on Ships

The U.S. Navy announced on that it awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $36.3 million contract for maintenance on the Navy’s littoral combat ships, as

Five Local Small Businesses Get Part of $15M Navy Deal

Six small businesses will split $15 million in work on U.S. Navy boats measuring 50 feet long or longer, under a Navy contract modification announced on Sept. 7.

Kratos Subsidiary Will Compete for Up to $3B in Army Contracts as Part of Joint Venture

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 5 that it will do work for the U.S. Army under an award received by prime contractor QWK Integrated Solutions LLC. QWK is a joint venture between Kratos subsidiary Digital Fusion Solutions Inc. and Vencore Inc.

Cubic Corp. Receives $25M Contract for 3 Mobile Combat Training Centers

Cubic Corp. said on Sept. 6 that it received a $25 million contract to deliver three mobile combat training centers to an unnamed client in the Asia-Pacific region.

Carlsbad-Based Joint Venture Awarded $42.4M Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded a San Diego-based joint venture a $42.4 million contract to replace electrical systems on piers at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia.

Kratos to Issue 12.5 million Shares of Common Stock

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. announced plans early Sept. 5 to issue 12.5 million additional shares of common stock.

Some Good Numbers for GA-ASI

Summer saw General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. receive other Pentagon funding and set a record:

Northrop Sees Drone Role In Missile Defense

Northrop Grumman Corp. is looking into whether its unmanned Global Hawk aircraft could carry a potent laser able to destroy an enemy missile during its boost phase — the initial part of the missile’s flight.

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Kratos Receives $2.2M Contract for Unmanned Aircraft

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. recently received $2.2 million in contract awards for one of its newest jet-powered unmanned aircraft projects, the business said on Aug. 31.

Epsilon Systems Awarded One-Year, $17 Million Navy Contract

San Diego-based Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. received a one-year, $17 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy in an award set aside for small businesses.

Bill Bonwit to Succeed Carmela Keeney at SPAWAR

The U.S. Navy’s Point Loma lab has promoted Bill Bonwit to executive director.

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TrellisWare Technologies Awarded Five-Year, $40 Million Contract

The U.S. Special Operations Command awarded a five-year contract for specialized radios to Rancho Bernardo-based TrellisWare Technologies Inc.

UC San Diego Center for Peace and Security Receives $3.32M Grant from Charles Koch Foundation

The UC San Diego Center for Peace and Security Studies (cPASS), launched in 2016 by social scientist and foreign policy expert Erik Gartzke, has received a $3.32 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.