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Manson Construction Co. of Seattle received an $834,000 modification to a U.S. Navy contract for dredging and pier replacement at Naval Base San Diego, informally known as the 32nd St. naval station. The deal augments a $9.6 million contract modification from Feb. 10. The Pentagon announced both deals on June 13.
Indus Technology Inc. said recently that it won a U.S. Navy task order with a potential value of $43.5 million over five years, if the Navy exercises all of its options.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. said it has integrated a sophisticated sensor into its Predator C Avenger, a jet-powered aircraft in its Predator line.
The U.S. Army awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $24.8 million contract modification, covering an additional six months of logistics support for the Army’s Warrior A and Gray Eagle Block 0 unmanned aircraft systems. Warrior and Gray Eagle are versions of the Poway builder’s original aircraft, called the Predator.
Cobham PLC said in early June that it won $18 million in subcontracts to support an airborne electronic warfare program.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on June 13 that it received multiple product orders worth approximately $10 million.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. wants to sell its unmanned aircraft to Germany.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on June 10 that it received a defense contract that could be worth as much as $22.3 million if its client exercises all of its options.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a contract that could be worth up to $61.1 million for the fitting-out availability and post-shakedown availability of a new San Antonio-class amphibious landing platform dock, named after Rep. John P. Murtha. San Diego will be the ship’s home port.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on June 6 that it received $3.6 million in contract awards for specialized security systems for two unnamed major mass transit customers in the United States. The systems include access control, video surveillance, analytics and communications.
The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $62.4 million, one-year contract option to operate and maintain its Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstrator aircraft, which are seagoing versions of Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk spy aircraft.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair in Barrio Logan a $53.4 million contract for shipyard work on the destroyer USS Russell. The Pentagon announced the award on June 6.
The Defense Information Systems Agency awarded Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. a $33.1 million, one-year deal to provide senior leaders and their support staff with communications services over the ViaSat subscription service while traveling by aircraft. The government may continue the service for up to another year at its option.
San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said June 1 that its Modular Systems Division received $6.6 million in contracts.
Fallbrook-based Straub Construction Inc. received a $46.3 million U.S. Navy contract for hangar modernization and additions at Naval Air Station Lemoore in California’s San Joaquin Valley. The hangar work will accommodate the F-35C Lightning II aircraft, which the Navy plans to introduce to the fleet.