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BAE Plans to Employ 235 Graduates for UK Business Arm in 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2016 — BAE Systems looks to employ a total of 235 graduates in 2017 across various units of its U.K. operations, including sectors focused on maritime naval ships and submarines, electronic systems, military air and information and land systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said …

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BAE Partners With 2 Universities to Support R&D for Australian Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2016 — BAE Systems‘ Australian business has partnered with the University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide as part of a potential 10-year, $10 million investment in technology development efforts for the Australian military, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the team will work …

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BAE Invests $508M to Revive UAV Airspace Integration Project in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2016 — BAE Systems plans to spend $508 million to revive an industry-led project that seeks to establish regulations and technologies for the integration of unmanned air vehicles into the U.K.’s national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FlightGlobal reported Tuesday the company will use the Jetstream 31 as a test platform for the …

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Jeremiah Madigan, Robert Peabody Take VP Roles at Cubic’s Mission Solutions Division

Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) mission solutions division has appointed Jeremiah Madigan, a former group executive director at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), as vice president of secure communications and Robert Peabody, formerly a technical fellow of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), as systems strategy VP. Cubic said Monday Mandigan will oversee the division’s portfolio of C4ISR …

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BAE Picks Six Companies for UK Global Combat Ship Equipment Manufacturing Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — BAE Systems has awarded additional equipment manufacturing contracts to six companies to support the supply chain for the U.K. navy’s first three Global Combat Ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Rolls-Royce, Johnsons Controls, Marine Systems Technology,  Salt Separation Services, Detegasa and MEP-Pellegrini Marine Equipments will produce …

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BAE Lands $361M Contract to Build 2 More Offshore Patrol Vessels for UK Navy

The U.K. defense ministry has awarded BAE Systems a potential $361 million contract to build and deliver an additional two offshore patrol vessels to the country’s naval force. The construction of HMS Tamar and HMS Spey brings the total number of the Royal Navy’s River-class OPVs to five ships that are …

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State Dept OKs $156M Sale of F/A-18 Joint Tactical Radio Systems, Support to Finland

The State Department has approved Finland’s request to buy F/A-18 aircraft equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $156 million foreign military sales agreement. Finland asked to procure 90 Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, test and training equipment, spares, and repair parts in support of …

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India to Acquire $737M in BAE-Made Artillery Guns in US FMS Transaction

India has signed $737 million contract to procure 145 BAE Systems Inc.-developed artillery guns through a foreign military sales transaction with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary will supply the M777A2 LW155 ultralight howitzers and set up an assembly integration and test …

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BAE Awarded $384M Army Thermal Weapon Sight Production Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a potential seven-year, $384 million contract to produce a thermal weapon sight technology that will work to help soldiers identify and engage targets in the battlefield. BAE said Wednesday the military branch ordered the company’s Family of Weapon Sights–Crew Served system comprised of high-resolution sensors with a laser …

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BAE Systems to Build Circuit Analysis Tool Under Air Force Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — A business unit of BAE Systems will help develop a tool that will work to analyze small circuit features on a silicon integrated circuit chip under a $9.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday BAE’s information and electronic systems integrated …

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