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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.

Defense Deals Could Be Worth Millions of Dollars for 2 Local Small Businesses

Two local small businesses are in line to produce information-system hardware for the U.S. Navy, the Pentagon announced.

Replacement Aircraft Carrier for Region Waiting in the Wings

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan will leave its home port in Coronado for a new home port in Japan, the U.S. Navy announced on Jan. 14.

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Kratos Receives $4 Million Contract

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said that one of its business units received a $4 million contract from an undisclosed customer.

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Cubic Receives $18.3M Contract for Fighter Combat Training System

Cubic Defense Systems was awarded an $18.3 million contract from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to design and integrate its latest-generation air combat training system for the F-35 Lightning II, also known as the “Joint Strike Fighter,” Cubic announced.

Corrpro Cos. Receives Army Contract

Two companies — Corrpro Cos. Inc. of San Diego as well as Pond & Co. of Norcross, Ga. — received a U.S. Army contract for cathodic protection and corrosion controls.

Navy Secretary Stays Out of Barrio Logan Zoning Dispute, Praises New Budget Deal

Though aware of a controversy over Barrio Logan industries, the secretary of the Navy refused to be carried into the debate over the neighborhood’s future during a pair of public appearances in San Diego on Jan. 9.

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Cubic Corp. Receives $25M Military Training Contract

Cubic Corp.'s defense systems subsidiary received a $25 million contract to provide combat training systems to the U.S. Air Force and unspecified U.S. allies in the Middle East.

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Kratos Receives $11.7 Million for Missile Work

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. received a missile electronics contract worth $11.7 million, the company said.

Defense Act Keeps The Funds Flowing

DEFENSE: Deal Should Help Many Local Contractors

Eleven months ago, San Diego shipyards and their suppliers were using the L-word — as in layoffs.

Local Small Businesses Given Chance to Bid for Defense Work

The Pentagon recently offered several San Diego small businesses chances to bid on U.S. Navy command and control electronics projects.

T.B. Penick & Sons Awarded $18.7M Navy Construction Project

T.B. Penick & Sons Inc. is being awarded $18.7 million firm-fixed-price task order multiple award construction contract for renovation of the medical clinic at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms.

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General Atomics ASI Gets $31.9M Foreign Military Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has been awarded a $31.9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract for unmanned aerial vehicle work for the United Kingdom.