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BAE Systems Awarded One-Year Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems a one-year logistics contract that could bring millions of dollars worth of work to San Diego.

By Brad Graves January 24, 2017 5:05 p.m. share »

Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman Contract Worth $140 Million

On the heels of a similar award in December, the U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a modification to its contract covering Northrop’s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload, operations and support. The award is not to exceed $140 million and work runs through January 2018.

By Brad Graves January 19, 2017 3:19 p.m. share »
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Steve Fendley Named President of Kratos Drone Division

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. named Steve Fendley president of its unmanned systems division, announcing the change on Jan. 17.

By Brad Graves January 17, 2017 3:54 p.m. share »

GA ASI Receives $24 Million Foreign Military Sale Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the maker of unmanned military aircraft, received a $24 million delivery order for logistics support to company customers in France.

By Brad Graves January 15, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

GA ASI Receives $24M Foreign Military Sale

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the maker of unmanned military aircraft, received a $24 million delivery order for logistics support to company customers in France.

By Brad Graves January 13, 2017 2:28 p.m. share »
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BAE’s New Dry Dock Readies for Big Role in S.D. Ship Repair

A photograph can’t convey how big the new BAE Systems dry dock really is.

By Brad Graves January 12, 2017 4:20 p.m. share »

General Atomics Wins $56.7M Contract to Build Unmanned Aircraft for Spain

Spain wants it own unmanned Predator B aircraft and has placed a $56.7 million order for them through its partner, the U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon announced Jan. 4.

By Brad Graves January 5, 2017 3:57 p.m. share »
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Costs Could Snag GA’s New Arresting Gear

Congress wants more information on a San Diego defense contractor’s big project before it releases more money for it.

By Brad Graves January 5, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »
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Teledyne SeaBotix Earns Military Contract for Underwater Robots

San Diego-based Teledyne SeaBotix will supply 60 small unmanned underwater vehicles to U.S. military units specializing in explosive ordnance disposal, under a recently announced Pentagon contract.

By Brad Graves January 3, 2017 4:27 p.m. share »

Navy Awards Five-Year Contract to QED Systems Inc.

QED Systems Inc. received a five-year contract to provide services to the U.S. Navy, a contract that will bring tens of millions of dollars to the San Diego region.

By Brad Graves January 3, 2017 11:19 a.m. share »

Kratos Receives $17.5M Government Contract

San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced Dec. 29 that it received a $17.5 million contract for command, control and communications from a U.S. government agency.

By Brad Graves January 2, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Northrop to Do Some Satellite Link Work in San Diego

Northrop Grumman Corp. will continue work on a military satellite link under a U.S. Navy contract worth $16.9 million and lasting through September 2018.

By Brad Graves January 2, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »
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Navy Awards $325 Million Contract to General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO received a $325 million deal to help fund the fifth in a series of U.S. Navy support ships.

By Brad Graves December 29, 2016 3:58 p.m. share »

Northrop Grumman Corp. Awarded $17.1 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy said it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $17.1 million contract for system software and engineering services related to the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. Work will be done in San Diego.

By Brad Graves December 29, 2016 10:30 a.m. share »

Kratos Subsidiary Gets Foreign Sales Deal Worth $23.4M

A subsidiary of San Diego-based Kratos Defense plans to supply $23.4 million worth of missile components to Taiwan through 2019, the Pentagon announced on Dec. 9.

By Brad Graves December 27, 2016 12:04 p.m. share »