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The Defense Department announced recently that it has awarded Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $125.5 million contract for 10 upgraded versions of the Reaper unmanned aircraft.
Cubic Defense Applications, the defense business of San Diego-based Cubic Corp., said it opened a new office in Beavercreek, Ohio, to pursue new training and tactical communications business at nearby Wright Paterson Air Force Base.
DEFENSE: Maintaining Programs’ Big Local Role Requires New Cooperation
A new report examining the effect of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry on San Diego’s defense economy painted a high-flying picture — in terms of manufacturing, future demand and job creation — but not one without challenges.
DEFENSE: Sailors’, Marines’ Salaries Help Support Local Business
With 20 years of retail experience on Mission Avenue, Rick Wright knows the lay of the land in Oceanside.
George Brown is the executive director for the Armed Services YMCA, at Camp Pendleton, a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide programs and services to active duty military and their families with a focus toward the junior enlisted ranks to increase their quality of life, reduce stress, and strengthen families.
The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce released the results of a study on the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle industry’s impact on the San Diego region at the 6th Annual Unmanned Systems Interoperability Conference Oct. 31.
DRT Strategies Inc., an Arlington, Va.-based management consulting firm, was awarded a $99 million Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Business and Force Support (BFS) 8(a) Set-Aside contract.
ViaSat Inc., the Carlsbad maker of satellite equipment, said it recently received orders of more than $11 million for joint IP Modem Network control centers, and other equipment.
The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce will host an assessment of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle industry’s impact on the San Diego economy as a part of the 6th Annual Unmanned Systems Interoperability Conference on Oct. 31.
Miro Technologies, a San Diego software firm specializing in maintenance and supply management for the aerospace industry, was sold to the Boeing Co. by its owner, Solis Capital Partners, a Newport Beach equity firm, for an undisclosed price.
ViaSat Inc., the Carlsbad maker of satellite equipment, said it received “a multimillion dollar award” from the U.S. government for broadband satellite service to support military aircraft.
Cubic Corp., the San Diego based defense contractor and maker of mass transit fare collection systems, said it was awarded a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon’s research and development unit.
A federal court has ruled against a challenge by environmentalists seeking to block the $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Navy Broadway complex in downtown San Diego, known as Pacific Gateway.
Accenture, the global consulting firm based in Dublin, Ireland and with an office in San Diego, was awarded a $25 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide support services to the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, the company said.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group said recently that it has delivered its prototype electromagnetic rail gun to the U.S. Navy, and that the Navy has successfully fired it.