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General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, said it delivered the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, the USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) on June 12.
Kiel, Germany and San Diego are two towns with a history of navy ships and smart people. In recent years, the two cities became linked by the legacy of Hermann Anschütz, an inventor and explorer from more than 100 years ago.
The U.S. Navy awarded a San Diego firm at least $14.5 million worth of hangar construction work at Naval Air Station Lemoore in the San Joaquin Valley.
The U.S. Army said on June 3 that it awarded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. a five-year, $12.1 million contract for research and development that is apparently related to rocketry.
The U.S. Navy said on recently that it awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $36.6 million deal for maintenance and upgrade work to an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, the USS Kidd.
Northrop Grumman Corp. recently said that it promoted Mick Jaggers to vice president and program manager for its Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system programs.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. said on May 29 that it delivered its third unmanned Reaper aircraft to the French Ministry of Defense, less than two months after the contract award. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The U.S. Navy awarded San Diego-based KOAM Engineering Systems Inc. a contract for marine design and engineering services that could be worth as much as $76.1 million through January 2020 — provided that the Navy exercises all of its options and issues orders up to the contract’s maximum amount.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Cubic Corp. an additional $9.9 million to provide solutions to enhance the Air Force’s chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear counter proliferation and survivability missions program.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on June 2 that it received a two-year, $4.5 million contract to support U.S. government programs in directed energy.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. has agreed to sell one of its businesses to a London defense and electronics contractor for $265 million, the two companies announced June 1.
The U.S. Navy awarded Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. an electronics contract that could be worth as much as $478.6 million over five years, the Pentagon announced on May 28.
General Dynamics NASSCO unveiled one of the largest controlled exterior lighting systems for a manufacturing site on May 29 at its Barrio Logan shipyard.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on May 29 that one of its divisions is part of Saalex Solutions Inc.’s $13.4 million U.S. Navy contract to provide services at the Pacific Missile Range Facility.
He came, he saw, he networked. The hot ticket in defense contracting circles in late May was the invitation-only reception for Sean Stackley, the assistant U.S. Navy secretary overseeing procurement and new technology (Stackley’s actual title is assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition). SDMAC, the San Diego Military Advisory Council, coordinated the reception.