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BAE Receives $175M Navy Laser-Guided Rocket Order

BAE Systems has secured a $175 million order from the U.S. Navy to produce more than 7,000 laser-guided rockets designed to engage targets and minimize potential collateral damage. The order falls under a potential $600 Navy million contracting vehicle for the supply of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System rockets to the U.S. military and allied nations, …

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US Advances Super Tucano Aircraft Sale to Nigeria Through LOA

The U.S. government has moved to advance the sale of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft, weapons and related equipment to Nigeria, DefenceWeb reported Tuesday. Stuart Symington, U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, presented on Dec. 27 a letter of offer and acceptance to Sadique Abubakar, head of the Nigerian air force, in …

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BAE to Produce More Rocket Laser-Guidance Kits Under New Navy Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — BAE Systems will provide additional Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System guidance kits under a $59.5 million follow-on contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the APKWS guidance kits are designed to convert standard-size unguided rockets into laser-guided munitions in support of U.S. military and …

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BAE’s US Arm Gets $181M Navy Contract to Continue Laser-Guided Rocket Production

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has secured a $180.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to continue to produce laser-guided rockets for U.S. and international defense customers. The company said Monday the latest order for its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System is funded under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract the service branch awarded in October 2016. Rachel Guill, director …

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State Dept OKs Iraq’s $700M in Requests for BAE Weapons, General Dynamics Vehicle Parts

The State Department has approved a potential sale to Iraq of $97 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems built by BAE Systems and $600 million in vehicle parts made by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the proposed sale of 2, 000 APKWS includes spare and repair parts, documentation, personnel training and …

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