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McAleese & Associates: BAE’s US Electronic Systems Sector Posted 14% Growth in 2018 Sales

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says BAE Systems’ U.S. electronic systems sector saw its 2018 sales rise 14 percent to $5.3B with 15.3 percent sector operating margin and operating profit of $809M. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote BAE’s U.S. arm attributed …

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BAE Unit to Supply Additional Laser Guided Rockets Under $224M Navy Delivery Order Modification

A BAE Systems business unit has received a $224.3 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy to provide additional laser-guided rockets to domestic and foreign military sales customers. BAE’s information and electronic systems integration will build 10,185 more Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems II under lot 7 full-rate production, the Defense …

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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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State Department OKs $300M sale of BAE-made rocket guidance sections to Qatar

The State Department has approved a potential sale to Qatar of $300 million in Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems II guidance sections from BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm. Qatar seeks 5,000 APKWS II guidance systems and 10,000 MK66-4 2.75-inch rocket motors and high-explosive warheads, as well as support equipment and services under …

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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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U.S. Army Places Order for BAE Laser Guided APKWS Rocket

BAE Systems received an initial order from the U.S. Army for their APKWS laser-guided rocket for deployment onboard its AH-64 Apache helicopters. The APKWS system was initially deployed as a U.S. Navy program and used by the Marines in combat since 2012. “With a long track record of success with …

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MBDA to Help Market BAE High-Precision Rockets in Europe

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 21, 2015 — European missile systems integrator MBDA will sell BAE Systems APKWS laser-guided systems in the region under a collaboration agreement with the company’s U.S. subsidiary, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. David Harrold, director of precision guidance solutions at BAE Systems Inc., said Wednesday the move is part …

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