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BAE Wins $540M to Maintain USAF Space Radar System; Tom White Comments

BAE Systems will continue to maintain the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s space radar system for missile threat detection and surveillance operations under a contract extension worth nearly $540 million. The company will manage and operate the Solid State Phased Array Radar System, which works to monitor various objects in …

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Tom Arseneault Promoted to BAE US COO; Dave Herr to Retire

Tom Arseneault, formerly executive vice president of the product sectors at BAE Systems Inc. — the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary — has been promoted to chief operating officer. BAE also announced Wednesday that Dave Herr, product sectors EVP and a 27-year defense industry veteran, will retire from the company. “As …

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Report: Mitsubishi Heavy, BAE Discuss F-35 Parts Deal

Japan-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is negotiating with BAE Systems the terms of a potential contract, where Mitsubishi Heavy would supply components for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Tim Kelly writes the progress of that agreement depends on the decision of Japan’s government on whether to subsidize production of parts for …

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BAE to Maintain, Update USS Chung Hoon

BAE Systems will perform maintenance and repair wors on the U.S. Navy’s USS Chung Hoon (DDG 93) vessel under a $37.4 million contract, Navaltoday.com reported Friday. The company’s Hawaii Shipyards facility was chosen for the dry-docking selected restricted availability work on the Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer during fiscal year 2014. …

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Raytheon to Help BAE Refresh South Korea F-16 Radars; Jim Hvizd Comments

BAE Systems and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have signed a contract that calls for Raytheon to supply an integrated tactical radar and electronic warfare system to BAE, the prime contractor for the South Korea F-16 modernization program. Raytheon will provide its Advanced Combat Radar, ALR-69A digital warning receiver, weapon technology and …

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Jerry DeMuro to Succeed Linda Hudson as BAE’s US CEO

Jerry DeMuro, who previously led the information systems and technology group at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) from 2003 to February 2013, has been appointed president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary. DeMuro joins the subsidiary as it moves to diversify its portfolio for military, intelligence, government and …

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BAE to Continue Navy Missile Canister Production

BAE Systems has been awarded $19.2 million in contract options to produce additional shipborne missile canister launching systems for the U.S. Navy, Naval Today reported Friday. The options cover work through March 2016 on 89 Mk 21 MOD 3 canisters, coding plug assemblies, impulse cartridge assemblies and explosive bolts. BAE …

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BAE to Modernize F-16s for South Korea Through U.S. Foreign Military Sales Program; Erin Moseley Comments

BAE Systems will modernize more than 130 F-16 warplanes for South Korea after the U.S. government reached an agreement with the Republic of Korea. The company will start the design and development phase of the upgrade for KF-16C/D Block 52 planes immediately under the Defense Department’s Foreign Military Sales initiative, …

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Claire Divver Named BAE Group Comms Director; Ian King Comments

Claire Divver, formerly a general manager of group corporate affairs at Xstrata, will join BAE Systems in January to lead the company’s communications efforts, PR Week reported Thursday. Mark Banham writes Divver will be part of BAE’s executive committee and serve as group communications director, where she will report directly …

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BAE Wins $171M to Integrate Navy Ballistic Missiles; Kris Busch Comments

BAE Systems has been awarded a three-year, $171 million contract to continue helping the U.S. Navy engineer and integrate submarine-launched missiles. The company will work with the Navy on the Trident II D-5 missiles under the Fleet Ballistic Missile Program, BAE said Thursday. Kris Busch, vice president and general manager of …

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