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BAE to Open New Ammo Production Line at UK Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — BAE Systems plans to invest $13.3 million to launch a new production line for 12.7-millimeter ammunition at the firm’s Radway Green plant in Crewe, England, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The British defense contractor said Wednesday it is working with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center at the University of Sheffield to design a manufacturing process at the facility, where the company recently spent $110.2 million on modernization with the goal to manufacture more than one million 5.56mm and 7.62mm rounds daily.

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