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Cubic’s Stock Ticker Symbol Gets an ‘LF’ Added to It, for Now

Cubic Corp. said on Feb. 25 that the New York Stock Exchange is changing the company’s ticker symbol to indicate it will be late in filing its financial statement from the quarter ended Dec. 31.

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Pentagon Proposal Favors Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk Over U-2 Spy Aircraft

In a surprise twist, the Pentagon has proposed retiring the U-2 high altitude spy aircraft in favor of the unmanned Global Hawk, a San Diego product.

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GA-ASI Nabs $94M in Contract Modifications

The U.S. Army awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. two contract modifications worth $94.3 million.

Sentek Global Inc. Promotes Galetti to COO Position

Sentek Global Inc. said that it has promoted Jason Galetti to COO.

Sentek Global Names Galetti to COO Position

Sentek Global Inc. said that it has promoted Jason Galetti to COO.

Defense Contract Could Be Worth $35M for Leidos Inc.

Leidos Inc., one of the two companies created with the 2013 split of SAIC, said on Feb. 20 that it received software work from the U.S. Strategic Command that could be worth as much as $35 million if the government exercises all of its options.

2 Local Small Businesses to Compete for Navy Contracts for Cultural Evaluation Work

Though it can’t promise the intrigue of an “Indiana Jones” movie, the U.S. Navy can promise work in the archaeological space.

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Cubic Corp. Announces Dividend

Cubic Corp. said that it will pay out a semiannual dividend of 12 cents per share March 14.

Kratos Gets $5.2M Government Order

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. recently received a $5.2 million order for unspecified blast-resistant and hardened products.

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Kratos Receives $5.2M Order From Government

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. recently received a $5.2 million order for unspecified blast-resistant and hardened products.

Needs of Navy Addressed at 2014 Convention

DEFENSE: Wearable Computers, Cybersecurity Are on the Must-Have List

A U.S. Navy admiral told industry leaders that the military needs resilient, reliable and affordable technology from its suppliers. He also said that he sees a future in the military for wearable computer technology, such as glasses that place a computer monitor near a wearer’s eye.

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Kratos Defense Deal Could Be Worth $29.6 Million

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said on Feb. 11 that it will provide the U.S. Navy with certain systems and services for unmanned drones.

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Cubic Finds Errors, Will Restate Financial Results

Cubic Corp. said that it plans to restate its financial results from fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2013.

Helix-Hon Joint Venture Co. Gets Defense Contract Potentially Worth $30 Million

The U.S. Navy’s construction office awarded the Helix-Hon Joint Venture Co. an indefinite quantity contract that could be worth as much as $30 million.

Spawar Systems C.O. Relishes New Role

DEFENSE: Captain Eager to Reach out to Defense Industry

As a science enthusiast, U.S. Navy Capt. Kurt Rothenhaus must feel like a kid turned loose in the Wonka candy factory. Actually, his situation is even better. He’s in charge of the candy.