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BAE, DRS Win Contracts to Produce Weapon Sights Tech for US Army

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary and DRS Technologies have won separate multiyear contracts worth $384 million and $337.7 million, respectively, to provide crew-served weapon sights systems to the U.S. Army. The military branch received three bids for the procurement program and will provide funds and performance locations upon issuance of each order, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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BAE’s US Arm Lands $85M Navy Data Link System Development Contract

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has won a potential six-year, $84.7 million contract to design and develop Network Tactical Common Data Link systems for the U.S. Navy. The service branch awarded the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to BAE Systems Inc. through a competitive procurement process with four proposals received, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The …

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Reports: COO Charles Woodburn to Take Charge of BAE’s UK Defense, Cyber Businesses

BAE Systems Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn will assume responsibility for the British contractor’s defense operations and cybersecurity subsidiary in the U.K. ahead of CEO Ian King’s anticipated retirement in 2017, Reuters reported Wednesday. Sarah Young writes a BAE spokeswoman told Reuters the company has informed employees that Woodburn will manage the …

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BAE, UK Partners Hold Cyber Forensics Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2016 — BAE Systems has partnered with the Cyber Security Challenge UK organization and the U.K. government’s communications center to hold a cyber forensics competition that simulates a scenario in which a fictional payment application website gets attacked, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. BAE said Tuesday the competition called on participants to …

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BAE-Led Team to Compete for Australia Radar Network Modernization Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2016 —  BAE Systems will form a team with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN),  Daronmont Technologies and RCR Resolve FM to compete for a potential $765 million contract to modernize the radar network that supports the Australian army’s aerial and maritime surveillance efforts, ExecutiveBiz said Tuesday. BAE Systems Australia’s Chief …

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BAE to Update Design of Type 26 Combat Ship for Australia’s Future Frigate Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 2, 2016 — BAE Systems has entered into an agreement with the government of Australia for the company to update its Type 26 Global Combat Ship in response to requirements set in the Australian naval force’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE said Thursday its Australia-based engineer team …

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BAE Systems Subsidiary to Provide Internet Surveillance Tech to UAE Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2016 — A subsidiary of BAE Systems in Denmark has reached an agreement to provide the United Arab Emirates an internet surveillance technology that works to perform deep packet inspection, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Intercept reported Friday that the agreement between BAE Systems Applied Intelligence and the UAE …

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BAE, Raytheon Receive $228M in Australia Defense Services Contracts

BAE Systems and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have each received contracts worth nearly $228.3 million combined from Australia’s defense ministry for services in support of military projects there. Defense Minister Christopher Pyne announced the contract extensions for the two companies during a trip to Australia’s New South Wales state, the ministry said Wednesday. Pyne …

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Bloomberg: BAE COO Charles Woodburn to Start Preparations for CEO

BAE Systems PLC Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn will start a series of meetings with clients and suppliers sometime in October or November as part of preparations to succeed Ian King as CEO of the British defense contractor, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Benjamin Katz and David Hellier report that Woodburn will assume a bigger role with outside stakeholders while King will …

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BAE Systems Launches Cybersecurity Hub in Malaysia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2016 — BAE Systems has unveiled a cybersecurity and threat intelligence hub in Malaysia in support of cyber awareness and cyber technology adoption efforts in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the Malaysian Nerve Center in Kuala Lumpur will work alongside BAE’s Malaysian Engineering Center to help …

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