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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. wants to sell its unmanned aircraft to Germany.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on June 10 that it received a defense contract that could be worth as much as $22.3 million if its client exercises all of its options.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a contract that could be worth up to $61.1 million for the fitting-out availability and post-shakedown availability of a new San Antonio-class amphibious landing platform dock, named after Rep. John P. Murtha. San Diego will be the ship’s home port.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on June 6 that it received $3.6 million in contract awards for specialized security systems for two unnamed major mass transit customers in the United States. The systems include access control, video surveillance, analytics and communications.
The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $62.4 million, one-year contract option to operate and maintain its Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstrator aircraft, which are seagoing versions of Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk spy aircraft.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair in Barrio Logan a $53.4 million contract for shipyard work on the destroyer USS Russell. The Pentagon announced the award on June 6.
The Defense Information Systems Agency awarded Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. a $33.1 million, one-year deal to provide senior leaders and their support staff with communications services over the ViaSat subscription service while traveling by aircraft. The government may continue the service for up to another year at its option.
San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said June 1 that its Modular Systems Division received $6.6 million in contracts.
Fallbrook-based Straub Construction Inc. received a $46.3 million U.S. Navy contract for hangar modernization and additions at Naval Air Station Lemoore in California’s San Joaquin Valley. The hangar work will accommodate the F-35C Lightning II aircraft, which the Navy plans to introduce to the fleet.
The U.S. Navy has indicated it wants a fifth expeditionary warfare ship from General Dynamics NASSCO.
The U.S. Navy awarded Sygnos Inc., a San Diego-based small business, an $8.4 million contract to repair and restore a bachelor enlisted quarters building at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $40.7 million contract for dry dock work on the guided missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton. The work, which the Navy calls an extended dry-docking selected restricted availability, will include maintenance, modernization and repair.
A few years ago, the U.S. Navy chose BAE Systems as the prime contractor to build its electromagnetic railgun — a turn of events that probably stung at General Atomics, since the local company wanted that distinction.
Cubic Corp. said May 25 that it promoted David Buss to president of its Cubic Global Defense business unit. He replaces Bill Toti, who is leaving the company to pursue other career opportunities.
The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a one-year contract extension for littoral combat ship sustainment. The deal could be worth up as much as $83.5 million.