Recent and archived news stories on: Arms, Contractors, Government, Military, Research, Development, Systems, Veterans...

Northrop Signal Jamming Work Could Top $500M

Northrop Grumman Corp. stands to receive more than $500 million in orders for devices that jam the signals to radio-controlled roadside bombs and enemy unmanned aircraft.

S.D. will get most work done as part of $18.8M U.S. Navy contract

The U.S. Navy awarded the Aircraft Readiness Alliance LLC of Anchorage, Alaska, an $18.8 million contract for depot level maintenance support services. Most work will be in San Diego.

Kratos Supported Test of a U.S. Navy Anti-Missile System

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said it supported a Sept. 7 test of a U.S. Navy anti-missile system by helping supply the stand-in for the enemy missile.

General Atomics Gets Military Contracts Worth Nearly $40M

The Pentagon announced two contract awards for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. on Sept. 20.

Orbital Acquisition Would Be a Big Addition to Northrop's S.D. Assets

Northrop Grumman Corp. stands to gain an even higher profile in San Diego if the Virginia-based company completes its $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK.

GA Gets $30.3M Contract for Missile Defense

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a sole-source, $30.3 million contract for unmanned aircraft used in tests of a missile defense system. The Pentagon announced the award on Sept. 12.

Tease photo

Herman Construction Group Among Eight Cos. Tapped For $180M U.S. Army Orders

Escondido-based Herman Construction Group Inc. is among eight companies that will split as much as $180 million in U.S. Army construction task orders, the Pentagon announced.

Straub Construction Awarded $61.9M Army Contract

The U.S. Army awarded Fallbrook-based Straub Construction Inc. a $61.9 million contract for work on a maintenance hangar at Fort Carson, Colo.

NASSCO Awarded a $36.3M Navy Contract for Maintenance on Ships

The U.S. Navy announced on that it awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $36.3 million contract for maintenance on the Navy’s littoral combat ships, as

Five Local Small Businesses Get Part of $15M Navy Deal

Six small businesses will split $15 million in work on U.S. Navy boats measuring 50 feet long or longer, under a Navy contract modification announced on Sept. 7.

Kratos Subsidiary Will Compete for Up to $3B in Army Contracts as Part of Joint Venture

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 5 that it will do work for the U.S. Army under an award received by prime contractor QWK Integrated Solutions LLC. QWK is a joint venture between Kratos subsidiary Digital Fusion Solutions Inc. and Vencore Inc.

Cubic Corp. Receives $25M Contract for 3 Mobile Combat Training Centers

Cubic Corp. said on Sept. 6 that it received a $25 million contract to deliver three mobile combat training centers to an unnamed client in the Asia-Pacific region.

Carlsbad-Based Joint Venture Awarded $42.4M Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded a San Diego-based joint venture a $42.4 million contract to replace electrical systems on piers at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia.

Kratos to Issue 12.5 million Shares of Common Stock

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. announced plans early Sept. 5 to issue 12.5 million additional shares of common stock.

Some Good Numbers for GA-ASI

Summer saw General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. receive other Pentagon funding and set a record: