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BAE COO Charles Woodburn to Become CEO in July

Charles Woodburn, chief operating officer at BAE Systems, will officially assume the chief executive role after Ian King retires from the British defense company at the end of June. “Since his appointment last year, Charles has made an important contribution to the company, bringing impeccable engineering credentials, broad international experience and fresh …

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BAE Unit to Design, Build Communication-Electronic Platforms for Navy

A business unit of BAE Systems has received a potential $41.3 million contract to help the U.S. Navy develop, integrate and maintain new or existing communication-electronic platforms, equipment and subsystems. Work also covers rapid design, customization, fabrication, test, evaluation, installation, certification, maintenance, logistic, upgrade, and life cycle support services, the Defense Department said Tuesday. BAE’s …

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BAE’s US Arm Acquires IAP Research to Support Weapon Systems Devt Programs

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has acquired Dayton, Ohio-based engineering company IAP Research to support programs focused on the development and production of weapon systems. IAP Research has supported BAE Systems Inc.’s work to build electromagnetic railguns for more than 10 years as a subcontractor, BAE said Tuesday. Erwin Bieber, president of platforms and …

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BAE Systems to Hire More Cyber Workers to Address Future Demand in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to hire 80 new cyber professionals in 2017 to add to its workforce in a push to meet potential increased demand for cyber skills in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will also work with CyLon to develop cyber …

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Report: BAE to Name COO Charles Woodburn as Chief Executive

BAE Systems plans to formally appoint Chief Operating Officer Charles Woodburn as CEO  of the British defense contractor before the year ends, Sky News reported Monday. Mark Kleinman writes BAE’s board of directors could announce their selection of Woodburn to succeed CEO Ian King before or in conjunction with the Feb. 23 release of the company’s …

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BAE-Commissioned Research Finds Disconnect Between C-Suite, IT Leaders on Cyber Responsibility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study by BAE Systems has found that C-suite executives and information technology leaders have different views on cybersecurity responsibilities when it comes to cyber threat response, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday 50 percent of IT leaders believe senior management should take …

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Army Awards 8 Spots on $3B Space, Missile Defense Tech R&D Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded eight companies positions on a potential nine-year, $3.04 billion contract to support research and development of space or high-altitude and missile defense technologies. Contractors will vie for task orders to help the Army design, build, integrate, demonstrate and provide domain-one services for hardware and software platforms under …

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Report Names Key Players in Growing Global UAV Flight Training & Simulation Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — A new Research and Markets report has stated that BAE Systems, CAE (NYSE: CAE), L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Thales are among the key players in the global unmanned aerial vehicle flight training and simulation market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Research and Markets said Monday the market …

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Reports: DoD Seals $8.5B Deal With Lockheed for 90 F-35s

The Defense Department and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have finalized an $8.5 billion contract for the manufacturer to supply 90 lot 10 F-35s, an order that is $728 million less than the cost of the previous batch of the fighter jets, Reuters reported Friday. Mike Stone writes the latest F-35 deal lowers the price of …

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Northrop-BAE Team Stops Air Force T-X Trainer Contract Pursuit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and BAE Systems have ended a joint pursuit of the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “The companies have decided not to submit a proposal for the T-X Trainer program, as it would not be in the best interest of the companies and their …

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