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Cobham Defense, Electronic Systems Corporation: The $1.4 Billion Contractor You May Have Never Heard Of

Last year, Cobham purchased the Surveillance and Attack business unit of BAE Systems in Lansdale and M/A-COM, as well as SPARTA Strategic Business Unit to form Cobham Defense Electronic Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of British defense contractor Cobham plc. led by Jeremy Wensinger with combined revenues of $1.4bn and more …

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BAE Systems names Cheston new executive VP

This morning, BAE Systems announced that has named Sheila C. Cheston its new executive vice president. Cheston transitions to this position from her post as senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary, a position she had held since 2002. Cheston will now be responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of …

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Royal Navy places first-ever order of BAE Systems’ Q-Sight System

There was cause for celebration at BAE Systems on Wednesday, as two years after starting development, the company announced the first order of its new Q-Sight helmet-mounted displays. The order came from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense, which ordered 12 of them for the Royal Navy’s Lynx Mk8 helicopters. …

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Lockheed Martin Completes Design Review for FBI Biometric ID System

Lockheed Martin Corp. has completed a design review for a fingerprint identification system for the FBI.  Lockheed Martin said completion of the design review by its Next Generation Identification team, including BAE Systems Information Technology Inc. and IBM Corp., can incorporate future biometric ID systems for law enforcement and expands fingerprint processing.

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BAE Wins $89 Million Contract for Humvee Emergency Escape Windows

BAE Systems has won an $89 million contract to make vehicle emergency escape windows for Humvees.  BAE will manufacture 29, 000 emergency escape window kits under the contract.  Work on the order will be performed in Minneapolis and Butler, Pennsylvania.  Windows will be installed in the M1151 Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, better …

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BAE Wins $2 Billion in Electronic Warfare Contracts

BAE announced today that it has been awarded two new contracts from the Department of Defense worth nearly $2 Billion. The first of these projects is allotted $1.94 Billion and aims to create an all-weather driver vision enhancers in order to assist in operating military vehicles during all weather and …

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BAE Wins Contract to Provide Treasury Department IT Services

BAE Systems has won a contract to provide managed information technology services for the U.S. Department of Treasury. If all options are exercised, the contract is expected to be worth $325 million over seven years. The new contract follows the Treasury Seat Management contract that BAE has held for 10 …

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BAE Wins $42M U.S. Army Contract for Window Kits

BAE Systems has received a contract from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command to supply Vehicle Emergency Escape (VEE) Window Kits. The contract, worth an estimated $42 million, will have BAE providing 5, 325 of the VEE kits to the U.S. Army. The VEE window technology is designed to …

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DoD Orders $117M Worth of BAE’s M777 Guns

BAE Systems has been awarded a $177 million U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) deal to provide 62 more M777 Howitzers. The DoD also recently bought 63 M777 guns from BAE’s Hattiesburg facility.    “The purchase of additional howitzers is further endorsement of the M777 and its performance in support of …

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BAE Receives $12M Defense Contract

BAE Systems has been awarded a $12 million contract to create 62 ALR-56M radar warning receivers for the Defense Supply Center Warner Robbins, at the Robbins Air Force Base. BAE’s Information and Electronics group will provide the C-130J, with their ALR-56M which is a radar warning receiver that identifies incoming …

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