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Bradley Feldmann took over as CEO of Cubic Corp. on July 1 in a planned management transition.
The war supplement to the 2015 Pentagon budget contains funds to replace an unspecified number of Reaper unmanned aircraft lost in combat, Politico is reporting.
Cubic Corp. has two new defense contracts in hand.
The experimental, carrier-based drones that Northrop Grumman Corp. built for the U.S. Navy are getting an extension of what was to be short service lives.
The Defense Department said June 20 that it awarded Syzygy Technologies Inc. a $7.1 million, one-year deal to provide information technology services to the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command. Services include shipboard electronic support and communication security support.
The U.S. Air Force said that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. an $89.7 million contract modification for operation and support of its BACN electronics.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems a three-year deal for pier side maintenance and repair services for its 1-inch machine gun systems. One third of the work under the $7.8 million contract will be done in National City.
San Diego-based Cubic Corp. announced the receipt of two defense contracts early this week.
The U.S. Navy said on June 16 that it awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $20.5 million contract for dry-dock work to the USS Decatur, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer.
L-3 Unidyne Inc. has been tapped for work extending the service life of four air-cushioned landing craft based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
The work is related to the Triton aircraft -- Navy version of Global Hawk.
The shipbuilder is also doing design work for new Navy amphibious ship.
The work will involve computer equipment on at least one aircraft carrier.
The local defense contractor will do command-and-control work for an unnamed national security customer.
The shipbuilder has been given the go-ahead to buy materials for the next landing platform ship.