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San Diego-based Indus Technology Inc. received a U.S. Navy contract that could be worth as much as $4.5 million.
San Diego’s unique location and talents have given rise to many defense and commercial companies including L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., Qualcomm Inc. (the world’s largest wireless chip manufacturer), ViaSat Inc., Synthetic Genomics Inc. and General Atomics bringing forth hundreds of new high technology products and services.
The split of defense contractor SAIC into two companies early this week meant that overnight a new company appeared in San Diego, with 1,300 employees.
San Diego-based Trex Enterprises Corp. recently received a contract to produce mirrors for the Missile Defense Agency.
Halbert Construction Co. Inc. of El Cajon has been awarded a contract of approximately $18.5 million, for work on military dining and administration buildings at Presidio of Monterey.
RQ Construction Co. Inc. of Carlsbad has received a task order of approximately $13.9 million to renovate three barracks at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said it received a contract from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. valued at more than $8.5 million.
The U.S. government has exercised an option to extend a contract with San Diego-based Pfenex Inc., increasing an earlier agreement $8 million to award $23.9 million all told to support the development of its anthrax vaccine.
The U.S. Navy said it awarded BAE Systems Inc. San Diego Ship Repair a $7.8 million contract modification for work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Higgins.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has received a contract to provide its Reaper remotely piloted unmanned aircraft to France.
The U.S. Air Force said it has awarded Northrop Grumman a $114.2 million contract for Global Hawk high-altitude spy aircraft.
San Diego-based Zogenix Inc. recently received a Pentagon contract that could be worth as much as $20.7 million.
Could San Diego’s drone-building defense contractors be under a hack attack?
DEFENSE: Report Sees Amount Dipping Slightly in 2014
Civilian taxpayers got a rare look from the bridge of the USS Ronald Reagan during a recent Fleet Week open house.
News and notes from communities around San Diego County
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation of its 329 guest rooms and its casual dining restaurant, California Bistro. Operators did not disclose the cost of the refurbishing.