BAE Wins $40M Contract For Common Missile Warning System Hardware; Bill Staib Comments

Bae systems logo_ExecutiveBizBAE Systems has won several contracts totaling $40 million to supply the U.S. Army with the Common Missile Warning System‘s third-generation configuration as part of a larger $496 million order for 1, 300 Gen3 systems.

“As a result of these contracts, we’ll continue to deliver Gen3 systems in support of U.S. Army and foreign military sale requirements over the next two years, ” Bill Staib, BAE’s director of threat management solutions, said Wednesday.

The contracts cover CMWS hardware as well as logistics, software and systems engineering support for CMWS and the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasure system.

According to BAE, the Gen3 systems include data recording tools for post-mission analysis and hostile fire indication capabilities to protect Army aircraft from small arms fire.

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