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BAE Unit to Demo Seeker System for Munitions Under DARPA Program’s 2nd Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2018 — BAE Systems will conduct a demonstration of its target seeker technology for the second phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program as part of a $13.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday BAE’s New Hampshire-based information and …

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BAE Lands Army Contract to Equip Munitions With Precision Guidance Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — BAE Systems will provide updated precision guidance kits to the U.S. Army under an $8 million contract in efforts to increase the accuracy of 155-millimeter artillery munitions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract from the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium covers the delivery of …

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BAE Unit Receives $149M Army Contract Modification for Howitzer, Carrier Vehicle Production Material

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments unit in the U.S. will support the production of howitzers and ammunition carrier vehicles under a potential $148.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army. The modification award to BAE Systems Land and Armaments covers early procurement material for M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 Carrier Ammunition Tracked …

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BAE Systems Delivers UK Offshore Patrol Vessel Ahead of Commissioning

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — BAE Systems has delivered the River-class HMS Forth offshore patrol vessel to the U.K. defense ministry in preparation for its commissioning into naval service later this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday U.K. Defense Procurement Minister Guto Bebb formally accepted HMS Forth, which will …

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Raytheon Awarded $95M Army Excalibur Projectile Engineering Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential five-year, $95 million contract to provide engineering services the military branch’s extended-range guided artillery rounds. Raytheon’s missile systems business will engineer 155mm Excalibur projectiles under the  cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will occur through Jan. 25, 2023 and the Army Contracting Command will determine …

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BAE Systems Presents CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — BAE Systems has unveiled an updated version of its CV90 infantry fighting vehicle that the company plans to offer for the Czech Republic’s armored vehicle procurement effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the CV90 MkIV, which it introduced during the International Armored Vehicles Conference in the U.K., features …

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Vince Stammetti Named Alion Systems Solutions SVP

Vince Stammetti, formerly a vice president of Alion Science and Technology, has been named senior VP of the company’s systems solutions business unit. The 37-year industry and military veteran has served as capture and technical lead for combat and C4ISR systems on Alion’s surface combat ship offering to Canada over the …

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BAE Systems Unveils Microwave Close-In Weapon for Naval Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 22, 2018 — BAE Systems has developed a microwave close-in weapon system that it hopes to install on U.S. Navy vessels to supplement the Mk38 defense platform and counter threats such as aircraft, drones, missiles and other ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Drive reported Thursday the technology is comprised of planar …

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BAE, General Dynamics, HII Subsidiaries Awarded $238M to Continue Navy Surface Combatant Modernization Support

Subsidiaries of BAE Systems, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) have received contract modifications worth a combined $237.7 million to maintain, repair and update surface combatants that are visiting or stationed at a U.S. Navy base in San Diego. The Defense Department said Friday the modifications exercise …

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BAE Systems Eyes Potential Qatar Order for 9 Hawk Trainers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — BAE Systems could see a new international order for nine Hawk trainer aircraft after Qatari Defense Minister Khalid Bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah indicated government plans to increase its procurement from six trainers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dow Jones Newswires reported Wednesday that Al-Attiyah declared the new total …

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