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Italian Government Signs $11.8 Million Deal with General Atomics

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received an $11.8 million, 18-month logistics deal with the government of Italy for Italy’s fleet of Predator B unmanned aircraft.

By Brad Graves January 26, 2017 4:43 p.m. share »
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Israeli Veterans Find U.S. Backing for Cybersecurity Project

Some technically minded veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces have started new lives bringing cybersecurity startups into being. Their project is called Team8.

By Brad Graves January 26, 2017 4:07 p.m. share »

BAE Systems Awarded One-Year Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems a one-year logistics contract that could bring millions of dollars worth of work to San Diego.

By Brad Graves January 24, 2017 5:05 p.m. share »

Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman Contract Worth $140 Million

On the heels of a similar award in December, the U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a modification to its contract covering Northrop’s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload, operations and support. The award is not to exceed $140 million and work runs through January 2018.

By Brad Graves January 19, 2017 3:19 p.m. share »
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Steve Fendley Named President of Kratos Drone Division

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. named Steve Fendley president of its unmanned systems division, announcing the change on Jan. 17.

By Brad Graves January 17, 2017 3:54 p.m. share »

GA ASI Receives $24 Million Foreign Military Sale Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the maker of unmanned military aircraft, received a $24 million delivery order for logistics support to company customers in France.

By Brad Graves January 15, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

GA ASI Receives $24M Foreign Military Sale

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., the maker of unmanned military aircraft, received a $24 million delivery order for logistics support to company customers in France.

By Brad Graves January 13, 2017 2:28 p.m. share »
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BAE’s New Dry Dock Readies for Big Role in S.D. Ship Repair

A photograph can’t convey how big the new BAE Systems dry dock really is.

By Brad Graves January 12, 2017 4:20 p.m. share »

General Atomics Wins $56.7M Contract to Build Unmanned Aircraft for Spain

Spain wants it own unmanned Predator B aircraft and has placed a $56.7 million order for them through its partner, the U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon announced Jan. 4.

By Brad Graves January 5, 2017 3:57 p.m. share »
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Costs Could Snag GA’s New Arresting Gear

Congress wants more information on a San Diego defense contractor’s big project before it releases more money for it.

By Brad Graves January 5, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »
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Teledyne SeaBotix Earns Military Contract for Underwater Robots

San Diego-based Teledyne SeaBotix will supply 60 small unmanned underwater vehicles to U.S. military units specializing in explosive ordnance disposal, under a recently announced Pentagon contract.

By Brad Graves January 3, 2017 4:27 p.m. share »

Navy Awards Five-Year Contract to QED Systems Inc.

QED Systems Inc. received a five-year contract to provide services to the U.S. Navy, a contract that will bring tens of millions of dollars to the San Diego region.

By Brad Graves January 3, 2017 11:19 a.m. share »

Kratos Receives $17.5M Government Contract

San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced Dec. 29 that it received a $17.5 million contract for command, control and communications from a U.S. government agency.

By Brad Graves January 2, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Northrop to Do Some Satellite Link Work in San Diego

Northrop Grumman Corp. will continue work on a military satellite link under a U.S. Navy contract worth $16.9 million and lasting through September 2018.

By Brad Graves January 2, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »
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Navy Awards $325 Million Contract to General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO received a $325 million deal to help fund the fifth in a series of U.S. Navy support ships.

By Brad Graves December 29, 2016 3:58 p.m. share »