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Helix-Hon Joint Venture Co. Awarded Contract Potentially Worth $30M

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.

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair Set for Feb. 13

A job fair for veterans and military spouses will be held Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University of Phoenix campus, 9665 Granite Ridge Road in San Diego.

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Air Force Contract Could Be Worth $117.3M for General Atomics ASI

The U.S. Air Force wants to give its Reaper aircraft more range.

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Kratos Stock Climbs After News of Big Military Contract

Shares in San Diego-based Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. rose dramatically on Feb. 3, on the same day that the company announced it won an indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $7.92 billion.

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General Dynamics NASSCO Christens USNS John Glenn

General Dynamics NASSCO recently christened the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, USNS John Glenn.

Training Deal to Be Worth More Than $35M to Kratos

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. received a five-year deal worth more than $35 million to provide training equipment for crews working aboard the MH-60R and MH-60S Seahawk helicopters, the company said.

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Confusion May Be Drones’ Latest Weapon

Defense: General Atomics Part of Marine Corps Exercises To Evaluate Jamming Capability

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is eyeing at least one new market for its Reaper aircraft, saying the military could use the unmanned flying machine as a battlefield signal jammer.

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Kratos Training Deal Will Top $35 Million

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. received a five-year deal worth more than $35 million to provide training equipment for crews working aboard the MH-60R and MH-60S Seahawk helicopters, the company said.

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General Atomics Moves 50 Electromagnetic Systems Jobs to Mississippi

San Diego-based General Atomics has transferred 50 jobs from Kearny Mesa to Mississippi.

Coast Citrus Gets Military Contract Potentially Worth $35.1M

The Defense Logistics Agency awarded San Diego-based Coast Citrus Distributors an indefinite-quantity contract to supply fresh fruit and vegetables to the military services.

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Cubic Receives Army Task Order Worth $8.2M

Cubic Corp. received an $8.23 million task order from the U.S. Army, agreeing to provide five years’ worth of training services to

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Cubic Receives $12M in Training Contracts From Japan’s Military

Cubic Corp. received contracts worth more than $12 million to supply training equipment to the Japan Air Self Defense Forces, the company said.

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Defense Contractors, Maritime Military Leaders to Gather in San Diego

Defense contractors will get to hear what’s on their customers’ minds during West 2014, a national conference focusing on the military sea services and the contractors that support them, set for mid-February at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Receives $15.1M in Orders

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc.’s Electronic Products division recently received orders worth $15.1 million from an undisclosed customer.

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Receives $15.1M in Orders

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc.’s Electronic Products division recently received orders worth $15.1 million from an undisclosed customer.