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BAE Systems-Led Team to Support Challenger 2 Life Extension Project Assessment Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — A team of companies led by BAE Systems will support the assessment phase of the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project that seeks to modernize the main battle tanks of the British Army under an agreement with the U.K. defense ministry, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The company said Thursday the coalition will help develop options for package deliveries and old system replacement under the agreement.

“We are delighted to win this contract. Our proposal offers the British Army major capability and performance enhancements designed specifically for its soldiers’ needs. Ours is an innovative, low-risk solution that future-proofs Challenger 2, giving it the performance to command the battlefield through to 2035, ” said Jennifer Osbaldestin, managing director of BAE Systems Land (UK).

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