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PHOTOS: Local defense firm unveils drone for $37 million Navy contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., a defense firm with two Sacramento locations, revealed an aerial drone that came out of a $37 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The drone was unveiled Wednesday at McClellan Conference Center. It is part of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

AeroVironment gets $3.2M defense deal for unmanned aircraft systems

AeroVironment Inc. has received a $3.2 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide RQ-20B Puma AE II small unmanned aircraft systems. Monrovia, California-based AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) said it received the firm-fixed-price .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Northrop Grumman wins $697 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Northrop Grumman Corp has been awarded a $697 million U.S. defense contract for upgrades to the EA-18G Growler and EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the government of Australia, the Pentagon said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Local construction firm lands half-million-dollar contract for school project

A Birmingham construction company has won a half-million-dollar bid for work on a school building. According to the Shelby County Reporter, the Alabaster Board of Education awarded Williford-Orman Construction LLC a $563,855 contract to replace t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Boeing Wins $63M Navy Deal for F/A & E/A-18 Aircraft Support

The recently approved fiscal 2019 defense budget includes an investment plan of $2 billion for procuring Boeing's (BA) F/A-18E/F aircraft. The Boeing Company BA recently won a $62.7-million contract for.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 4th, 2018

Hawaii firms win 5 military contracts worth $107M in 5 days

Hawaii-based defense contractors have received five military contracts worth more than $106.8 million in the last five days as the current federal fiscal year draws to a close at the end of this week, including a Navy contract worth up to $15 mill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

Boeing wins $805 million contract to build Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray drone

The Navy announced Thursday that it has turned to Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing to develop its MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft. Lockheed Martin and General Atomics had also been vying for the opportunity......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 30th, 2018

Boeing wins $805 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Boeing Co has been awarded a $805 million contract for design, delivery and support of four MQ-25A unmanned air vehicles for the U.S. Navy, the Pentagon said in a statement on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 30th, 2018

Beavercreek defense firm expands business to U.S. Navy with $15M contract

The award marks the first time the company has landed a deal with the Navy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

Fairborn defense firm wins second Air Force deal in three weeks

The Design Knowledge Co. has been awarded a $45.6 million research and development contract, marking the second multi-million-dollar award it has secured over the last three weeks......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018

Beavercreek defense contractor wins $46M deal with AFRL

A Beavercreek defense firm has received a $45.6 million research and development contract with the U.S. Air Force. Defense Research Associates Inc. will conduct research into advanced assessment and evaluation methodologies to "improve more effecti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

F-35 double-down: Lockheed Martin snags another fighter jet deal with work in Orlando

This global defense firm won a $38.5M contract from the U.S. Navy to do work in Central Florida......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Brazil"s Embraer sells jets worth $705 million to American Airlines: statement

Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Monday American Airlines has placed a firm order for 15 E175 jets, a contract valued at $705 million, according to a securities filing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Arizona defense contractors secure $362M in combined Army contracts

Two Arizona defense contractors recently were awarded big contracts with the U.S. Army. The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) secured two contracts this month worth more than $288 million combined for work at its operations in Mesa. One contract is for $242 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2018

Housing snapshot: What type of home $1.5M will buy in the Charlotte area— and current trends at play in the luxury market (PHOTOS)

This Charlotte Business Journal series is giving readers insight into the local housing market at various price points to see just how far homebuyers' dollars will go. This week, CBJ is focusing on homes listed for sale at $1.5 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Raytheon to lay off 52 local workers after loss of $3.5B military deal

The defense giant originally had the contract for 10 years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

WSP-HKS JV signs deal for U.S. Navy construction work

Last spring, the U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) awarded a five-year, $50 million architect-engineering services contract to a joint venture between WSP USA and HKS for the Command’s medical facilities projects around the world. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 22nd, 2018

Dayton-area defense firm named to $28B contract

KBRwyle, which has an office in Beavercreek, was recently named to a $28 billion research and development contract with the U.S. Department of Defense......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2018

Cockpit simulators and Boeing tech: A peek at Lord Corporation"s new hub (Photos)

A stealthy Triangle manufacturing giant has unveiled its new hub in France – a $12 million project that, according to its CEO, will serve as the “epicenter” of the company’s aerospace and defense business as it works to develop new technol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

FIRST LOOK: Appriss unveils new HQ after $2.4 million renovation (PHOTOS)

The company started the renovations on its new building earlier this year. It included $1 million in technology upgrades......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

Virtual reality tech firm lays off 50 workers

A local military defense contractor that specializes in virtual-reality equipment has laid off dozens of technology workers. Port Orange-based Raydon Corp. told the state that it cut 50 jobs on Oct. 1. "Raydon has experienced an unforeseen business cir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018