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General Dynamics Nassco has gotten back into the habit of hiring and training workers, as its new construction backlog has grown.
RQ Construction LLC of Carlsbad was recently awarded a contract and a task order, with values totaling more than $36 million, for work being done for the U.S. Navy, according to the U.S. Defense Department.
MILITARY: Sequestration Pause Allows for Stability
Military spending — a foundation of the San Diego economy — is expected to wane only slightly for the next year with jobs attributed to such spending facing a 2 percent decrease in fiscal year 2015, according to a new study from SDMAC, the San Diego Military Advisory Council.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 24 that it received a $3.6 million task order from an undisclosed customer.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $35.3 million contract modification to cover dry-dock work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckney.
The U.S. Air Force said on Sept. 23 that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a four-year, $78 million delivery order for spare parts for the Block 40 version of the Global Hawk unmanned spy aircraft.
A new, comprehensive look at the U.S. Department of Defense’s local presence predicts that the military spending that San Diego County enjoys will decline one percent in the new fiscal year, which begins on Oct. 1.
Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. said that it received a U.S. Navy contract to support the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, which repairs and modernizes ships in the port of San Diego.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. doesn’t exactly shout it from the rooftops, but electronics built by one of the San Diego company’s subsidiaries play a role in Iron Dome, Israel’s missile defense system which has been much in the news with the conflict in Gaza.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Sept. 16 that its Micro Systems subsidiary received a $4.8 million delivery order from the U.S. Navy for unmanned aerial drone system command-and-control systems and services.
The U.S. Navy said on Sept. 16 that it awarded Carlsbad-based RQ Construction LLC a $6.7 million task order to renovate the sterile processing department at Naval Medical Center San Diego in Balboa Park.
The U.S. Navy said on Sept. 12 that it awarded the San Diego office of Tetra Tech EC a $7.9 million deal to conduct munitions clearance at the former Adak Naval Air Facility in Adak, Alaska.
The Pentagon announced that it awarded several military construction contracts to San Diego County companies between Sept. 9 and Sept. 11.
The U.S. Navy said that it awarded General Dynamics Nassco $7 million to cover additional maintenance work on the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer.
The U.S. Air Force said on Sept. 10 that it awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $40.9 million order to develop requirements description documents for two versions of the Reaper unmanned aircraft system.