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Cos. Go to Work in Supporting Troops

DEFENSE: Veterans Get Employment Guidance

As a Fortune 500 company serving a demanding market, Qualcomm Inc. has found that to get maximum impact, it has to fine-tune its products, or even release various generations of a product. It’s what engineering companies do.

Cubic Corp. Gets $5.5 Million Contract with Canadian Army

Cubic Corp. has announced a contract with the Canadian army valued at more than $5.5 million.

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Kratos Shareholders Re-Elect Board, Pass Advisory Measure on Executive Compensation

Shareholders of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. re-elected the company’s board and approved an advisory measure on executive compensation during the company’s annual meeting May 20.

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GA ASI Receives $23.1 Million Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a second contract in as many days, this time to help improve sensor systems on its Reaper unmanned aircraft.

Air Force Orders 8 More Reapers from General Atomics

The U.S. Air Force ordered eight additional Reaper aircraft from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the Pentagon announced on May 20.

KOAM Engineering Awarded $61.8 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded a San Diego small business a three-year, $61.8 million contract to provide technical expertise to its Network Integration Engineering Facility.

Cubic Corp. Reports Q2 Net Loss of $11 Million

Cubic Corp. reported a second quarter net loss of $11 million on net sales of $338.8 million during its second quarter, which ended March 31. The company reported net income of $16.1 million on net sales of $354.4 million in the quarter ending March 31, 2014.

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Gets $37 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $37 million deal to perform shipyard work on the Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Lake Champlain.

There’s Always Something to Grouse About in Spending Bills

What has more moving parts than all of the aircraft parked at Lindbergh Field? Probably the legislation that lets the Pentagon spend money.

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Kratos Is Exploring Strategic Alternatives

DEFENSE: Investment Bank Helping Co. Review Business

Directors at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. are mulling some major changes.

Cubic Corp. Receives $1.7 Million Contract

Cubic Corp. has a buyer for some of its next-generation military communications gear.

RQ Construction Awarded $45.1 Million Army Contract

Carlsbad-based RQ Construction LLC received a $45.1 million U.S. Army contract for a building project at a base south of Seattle.

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General Atomics ASI Awarded 2 Defense Contracts

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., a maker of unmanned aircraft and related electronics, recently received one contract each from its U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force customers.

Kratos Reports Q1 Net Loss of $16.3M on Revenues of $182.5M

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. reported a net loss of $16.3 million on revenues of $182.5 million during the first quarter that ended March 29. Publicly traded Kratos (Nasdaq: KTOS) made its announcement on May 7.