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Air Force Deploys First GA-ASI Extended-Range Reaper

The U.S. Air Force put its first extended-range Reaper unmanned aircraft into service in August, the military and its contractor, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., announced on Sept. 15.

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Cole Named President of Cubic Transportation Unit

Cubic Corp. has named Matthew J. Cole president of its transportation business, effective Oct. 1.

Air Force Awards General Atomics $51.5 Million Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $51.5 million modification to a basic ordering agreement with the company.

LRAD Corp. Receives $1.2 Million Order From Asian Client

LRAD Corp. said on Sept. 9 that it received a $1.2 million order for sound systems and accessories from an unnamed customer in Asia.

Kratos Receives Task Order Worth $32 Million

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 8 that its Digital Fusion Solutions business received a task order under a U.S. Army contract.

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Cubic Corp. Appoints Amy Kruse VP/CTO of Defense Unit

Cubic Corp. named Amy Kruse as vice president and chief technical officer for its Cubic Global Defense unit, the business announced on Sept. 8.

Dutch Company Wins Bid for Work on Miramar Fuel Pipeline

A Dutch corporation will take the lead in a $25 million project to improve 5 miles of the Miramar fuel pipeline between Marine Corps Base Miramar and Naval Base Point Loma.

Co. Provides Crews for Drones Flying Intelligence Missions

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is getting a new source of revenue: It plans to provide contract pilots for unmanned U.S. government-owned Predator aircraft.

Kratos Subsidiary Receives $3.8 Million Raytheon Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 2 that its Micro Systems Inc. subsidiary received a three-year, $3.8 million contract award from Raytheon Missile Systems to provide radar tracking transponders for the AMRAAM missile.

Cubic Corp. Updates Contract Status For Defense, Transportation Units

Cubic Corp. reported it received a contract for its transportation unit and made a delivery on a contract for its defense unit.

Kratos Gets Five-Year, $50 Million Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 1 that its satellite electronics and cybersecurity business recently received a $50 million, five-year contract from an unnamed international customer.

Kratos Receives $6.38 Million Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Aug. 31 that a subsidiary recently received a $6.38 million task order related to ballistic missile defense and scientific research.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Hiring Hundreds as it Expands San Diego Presence

TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced the company is hiring 240 employees in San Diego at its new Operations Center, which is scheduled to open on Sept. 8.

GA-ASI Pays Workers $945,000 in Back Wages to Comply With Prevailing Wage Edicts

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has paid $945,000 in back wages to 901 of its employees nationwide following a Department of Labor investigation, the federal agency said on Aug. 27.

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Northrop Drone Being Used to Monitor Tropical Storm Erika

The U.S. government reported Aug. 26 that an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft owned by NASA is making a 24-hour flight over Tropical Storm Erika in the Atlantic Ocean to conduct storm research.