SD DEFENSE

GA-ASI to Build Aircraft for France

Remotely Piloted MQ-9 Is Called ‘Reaper’ by Other Militaries

The U.S. Air Force awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $79.4 million delivery order to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for the France MQ-9 Block 5 aircraft procurement program.

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Northrop Grumman Division Fine Tunes Advanced Radio

TECHNOLOGY: Goal Is to Help Military Connect ‘Any Sensor With Any Shooter’

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) stood up a new division in San Diego this year, with a focus on advanced military radio communications.

BAE Receives $90M in Shipyard Work

USS San Diego Pauses for Maintenance, Modernization and Repair

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $90.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for shipyard work on the USS San Diego.

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Northrop Grumman Nets $54M Deal

Contractor Will Provide Support for Unmanned BAMS-D Aircraft

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp.’s San Diego office a $53.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract supporting the RQ-4A Global Hawk Broad Area Maritime Surveillance - Demonstrator (BAMS-D) aircraft.

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NASSCO Gets $98.7M Ship Repair Deal

General Dynamics Unit to Modernize USS Pinckney Over Two Years

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO (NYSE: GD) a $98.7 million contract to modernize the USS Pinckney, an Arleigh Burke class destroyer.

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DoD Outlines 2022 Spending

DEFENSE: Funds Spur 25% of S.D. Economy

San Diego defense contractors as well as the broader regional economy stand to benefit under a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) budget proposal made public just before Memorial Day weekend.

GA-ASI Sells Aircraft Services to Department of the Navy

Contractor Will Operate MQ-9s for the U.S. Marine Corps Under $11 Million Deal

The U.S. government and Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. recently announced two deals related to its MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft.

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Citadel Defense Secures New Headquarters

Citadel Defense has secured a new headquarters in San Diego.

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Hologic Receives $179M Contract for SARS-CoV-2 Assays

U.S. Army Buys Gear to Test for COVID-19; Solute Gets Information Technology Work

The U.S. Army awarded Hologic Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) a three-year, $178.5 million contract for Panther Fusion SARS-CoV-2 assays, Aptima SARS-CoV-2 assays, multiplex test kits and associated reagents and consumables.

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NAVWAR Site Could Become Mini-City

REAL ESTATE: Preferred Development Plan Benefits Navy and Community

The sprawling 70.5-acre collection of World War II-era airplane hangars along Interstate 5 in Old Town would be transformed into a mini-city of sorts with a population of more than 14,000 under a preferred development plan advanced by the Navy.

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BAE to Support Missile Launch Systems

Contract Could Grow to $165M; Part of the Work Will Go to San Diego

The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems a contract for work as the design agent for the mechanical portion of the Mk 41 vertical launch system.

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GA Device to Support Carrier Operations

Contractor Will Supply Components for Advanced Arresting Gear

The U.S. Navy awarded General Atomics a $36.4 million contract that includes specialized components for an aircraft recovery system on the new, Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers.

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Cubic Moves to New Kearny Mesa Headquarters

CONSTRUCTION: $100M Project Consolidates Local Operations

Cubic Corp. has moved into new corporate headquarters in Kearny Mesa, a $100 million project developed by Cisterra Development and designed by Ware Malcomb.

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Kratos Q1 Revenue Grows $25 Million

Contractor Anticipates Meeting New Administration’s Needs

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) saw its revenue rise during the first quarter of 2021 on the strength of several businesses, including unmanned systems and space and satellite.

Northrop Grumman Has $99M Deal

Contract Modification Includes One Triton Unmanned Aircraft

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $98.9 million modification to a previously awarded contract that will provide for one additional low rate initial production MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system.

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