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Cubic Corp. Subsidiary Receives $1.4 Million Contract

Cubic Corp. announced on March 21 its TeraLogics LLC subsidiary received a $1.4 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency.

U.S. Air Force Awards GA-ASI Three-Year, $53.8 Million Contract

The U.S. Air Force awarded Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a three-year, $53.8 million contract to give new capabilities to the Block 5 version of the MQ-9 unmanned aircraft, also known as the Reaper.

Three S.D. Shipyards Awarded Navy Contracts Potentially Worth $1.32B

The U.S. Navy has tapped three San Diego shipyards to conduct maintenance on its San Diego-based warships.

Navy Awards HDR Architecture Inc. 5-Year, $30 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded HDR Architecture Inc. a contract to provide architecture and engineering services that could be worth as much as $30 million over five years.

Kratos Defense Receives $10.5 Million Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on March 15 that its Modular Systems Division recently received $10.5 million in contract awards from an undisclosed client.

Kratos Awarded $11.2 Million From Unnamed U.S. Government Agency

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said that its RT Logic subsidiary received an $11.2 million task order from an unnamed U.S. government agency. The deal, announced March 8, calls for Kratos (Nasdaq: KTOS) to supply satellite and communication system products, hardware and equipment.

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Kratos Receives $5.49M Navy Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on March 11 that it received a U.S. Navy contract valued at $5.49 million.

Kratos Defense Reports Q4 Net Loss of $4M on Earnings of $177.5M

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., the defense holding company based in the University Towne Center neighborhood, reported a fourth quarter net loss of $4 million, or 7 cents per share, on revenue of $177.5 million.

S.D. Aerospace Sector Brings Home Business and Good Jobs

The number of aerospace workers in San Diego County has snowballed over the last decade to slightly more than 12,000, according to a new report.

Navy Awards BAE Systems $47.3 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair its second contract in a week.

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Receives $28.2M Navy Deal

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $28.2 million contract modification for work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Higgins.

Harper Construction Co. Gets $25.1 Million Navy Deal

Harper Construction Co. Inc. will travel to Ventura County to perform its latest building project for the U.S. Navy.

Pacific West Builders Awarded $9 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Pacific West Builders, a small business based in National City, a $9 million project at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. Under the deal, announced Feb. 29, the company will repair and rehabilitate Field Maintenance Facility Building 2000. Work is expected to last through the end of the year.

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Low-Tech Innovation Provides Soldiers With Proper Cover

HEALTH: Surfer Sunscreen Inspires Pair To Develop Camo Face Paint With SPF

While the military develops robotic pack animals and “super vision” contact lenses, it’s surprising to see untapped innovation in something as low-tech as camouflage face paint.

Navy Awards $156.6 Million Contract to General Dynamics NASSCO

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $156.6 million contract for shipyard work on the USS Essex, a large amphibious assault ship that joined the fleet in the 1990s.