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Needs of Navy Addressed at 2014 Convention

DEFENSE: Wearable Computers, Cybersecurity Are on the Must-Have List

A U.S. Navy admiral told industry leaders that the military needs resilient, reliable and affordable technology from its suppliers. He also said that he sees a future in the military for wearable computer technology, such as glasses that place a computer monitor near a wearer’s eye.

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Kratos Defense Deal Could Be Worth $29.6 Million

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said on Feb. 11 that it will provide the U.S. Navy with certain systems and services for unmanned drones.

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Cubic Finds Errors, Will Restate Financial Results

Cubic Corp. said that it plans to restate its financial results from fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2013.

Helix-Hon Joint Venture Co. Gets Defense Contract Potentially Worth $30 Million

The U.S. Navy’s construction office awarded the Helix-Hon Joint Venture Co. an indefinite quantity contract that could be worth as much as $30 million.

Spawar Systems C.O. Relishes New Role

DEFENSE: Captain Eager to Reach out to Defense Industry

As a science enthusiast, U.S. Navy Capt. Kurt Rothenhaus must feel like a kid turned loose in the Wonka candy factory. Actually, his situation is even better. He’s in charge of the candy.

Helix-Hon Joint Venture Co. Awarded Contract Potentially Worth $30M

The U.S. Navy’s construction office awarded the Helix-Hon Joint Venture Co. an indefinite quantity contract that could be worth as much as $30 million.

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair Set for Feb. 13

A job fair for veterans and military spouses will be held Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University of Phoenix campus, 9665 Granite Ridge Road in San Diego.

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Air Force Contract Could Be Worth $117.3M for General Atomics ASI

The U.S. Air Force wants to give its Reaper aircraft more range.

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Kratos Stock Climbs After News of Big Military Contract

Shares in San Diego-based Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. rose dramatically on Feb. 3, on the same day that the company announced it won an indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $7.92 billion.

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General Dynamics NASSCO Christens USNS John Glenn

General Dynamics NASSCO recently christened the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, USNS John Glenn.

Training Deal to Be Worth More Than $35M to Kratos

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. received a five-year deal worth more than $35 million to provide training equipment for crews working aboard the MH-60R and MH-60S Seahawk helicopters, the company said.

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Confusion May Be Drones’ Latest Weapon

Defense: General Atomics Part of Marine Corps Exercises To Evaluate Jamming Capability

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is eyeing at least one new market for its Reaper aircraft, saying the military could use the unmanned flying machine as a battlefield signal jammer.

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Kratos Training Deal Will Top $35 Million

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. received a five-year deal worth more than $35 million to provide training equipment for crews working aboard the MH-60R and MH-60S Seahawk helicopters, the company said.

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General Atomics Moves 50 Electromagnetic Systems Jobs to Mississippi

San Diego-based General Atomics has transferred 50 jobs from Kearny Mesa to Mississippi.

Coast Citrus Gets Military Contract Potentially Worth $35.1M

The Defense Logistics Agency awarded San Diego-based Coast Citrus Distributors an indefinite-quantity contract to supply fresh fruit and vegetables to the military services.