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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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BAE to Build Navy Missile Decoys; David Logan Comments

A BAE Systems division has been awarded a $28.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to develop decoys for guarding fighter-bomber jets from radar-guided missiles, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the electronic systems segment will build 262 AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys with 70 electronic frequency …

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BAE Awarded One-Year Option for Air Force Life Preservers

BAE Systems has been awarded a one-year, $11, 093, 991 contract modification by the Defense Logistics Agency to build life preservers and components for the U.S. Air Force. DLA exercised the first year of a potential five-year contract under this firm-fixed-price with economic-price award, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will …

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Chris Hughes: BAE Wins $34M for the Navy’s Guided Projectile Project

BAE Systems will work to develop and demonstrate a modular hypervelocity projectile under a $33.6 million contract awarded by the Office of Naval Research. The guided weapon will be designed to work with the Navy’s 127-inch and 155-mm gun systems and an electromagnetic railgun, BAE said Thursday. Chris Hughes, vice …

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BAE, Boeing, IBM to Help Air Force Develop Cooling Technology

BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are working with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to integrate electronic cooling systems into embedded computing devices and radio frequency power amplifiers, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the AFRL gave 30-month contracts to BAE and Boeing, …

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BAE Wins $688M to Build Army Howitzers; Mark Signorelli Comments

BAE Systems has won a potential $688 million contract to start production work on self-propelled howitzers for the U.S. Army. Low rate initial production for the base period is valued at $195 million and covers 19 Palidin howitzers with 18 carrier ammunition tracked vehicles, BAE said Thursday. The Army holds options to purchase …

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