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Carlsbad-based Xenonics Holdings Inc. recently reported that it had a net loss of $2.19 million on revenue of $2.16 million during its most recent fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30.
ViaSat Inc., the Carlsbad-based maker of satellite communications equipment, said it obtained a one-year, $52 million contract to provide broadband satellite communications services to a U.S. government customer.
Cubic Corp., the San Diego defense contractor and provider of mass transit fare collection systems, said it acquired the operating assets of NEK Special Programs Group, a subsidiary of NEK Advanced Securities Group Inc. for $52 million in cash.
The California Center for Sustainable Energy recently announced the appointment of retired Rear Adm. Len Hering as executive director of the nonprofit organization.
DEFENSE: Pilot Is Optional In New Category of Aircraft
Northrop Grumman Corp. is carving a unique niche for itself, producing military aircraft where the pilot is — well, optional.
General Dynamics Nassco, the last surviving shipbuilder on the West Coast, recently laid the keel for its second mobile landing platform ship. The ship will be named the USS John Glenn, after the first U.S. citizen to orbit the Earth.
Harper Construction Co. Inc. of San Diego has been awarded a contract of approximately $54.3 million, to design and build student officer quarters at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia.
Qualcomm Inc. and Manpower San Diego have teamed up to serve military veterans of the post 9-11 era.
A Sorrento Valley industrial building housing a U.S. Army Reserves armory has been acquired by locally based Peckham Family Trust for approximately $7 million, according to CoStar Group.
SAIC said recently that it received a U.S. Navy contract that could be worth as much as $21 million over five years, provided that the Navy exercises all of its options.
The U.S. Defense Department announced recently that it exercised an option for Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems to do work on U.S. Navy ship electronics.
“Post-Election 2013: Defending Yourself From Reduced Defense Spending” is the title of a panel discussion set for 8 a.m. Nov. 29 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego.
The outlook for reduced defense spending and how businesses can deal with that prospect is the topic of a panel discussion set for Nov. 29 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego.
The U.S. Department of Defense said recently that the Air Force has awarded a $17.5 million contract to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc.
MILITARY: Contractors, Forces Brace for Change As Fiscal Forces Play Out
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