Pentagon’s Advanced Projects Office Awards Contract Worth $22M
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded General Atomics a $22.2 million contract for the initial phase of the DRACO program. The program’s goal is to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion (NPT) system above low Earth orbit in 2025.
DEFENSE: Certain Work Will Be Local; Kratos Defense Is Among the Subcontractors
Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has taken a first step toward building the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD).
Two Contractors Get Work on LCAC Vessels Based at Camp Pendleton
The U.S. Navy tapped two small businesses from San Diego to provide services for its fleet of LCAC landing craft.
U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle Passes The 1 Million Hour Mark
Gray Eagle, an unmanned aircraft flown by the U.S. Army, surpassed 1 million flight hours on March 16.
Contract Worth $13.2M Will Support Battle Simulator for 1 Year
The U.S. Army awarded Valiant Global Defense Services Inc. of San Diego a $13.2 million contract to provide personnel, equipment and other items for the Korea Battle Simulation Center.
TECH: Bidding War Drives Original Price Up
The acquisition of Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has turned into a bidding war which at the end of March steadily drove up the price of the San Diego electronics company.
DEFENSE: Local U.S. Navy Leaders Talk About Defense Contracting and Old Town Redevelopment
A changing landscape occupies Rear Adm. Douglas Small and John Pope.
Corporation Will Support MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft for 1 Year
Collins Aerospace in Chula Vista Works to Spark Interest in STEM
In the United States, engineering is a male-dominated field, with roughly 1 in 8 of the workforce women. Many in the business community are working to change that.
USS Russell Headed for Barrio Logan; Continental Gets $33M Contract
DEFENSE: Unmanned Aircraft Meant to Fire Air-to-Air Missiles
Cal State San Marcos Team Creates Way to Make Vehicles More Secure
NONPROFITS: Coming Together to Make More Inclusive Workplace Market
Work at Camp Pendleton Could Be Worth Up to $84M for Walashek