Tag Archives: Chris Hughes

BAE Systems to Supply Navy With More VLS Canisters for $53M

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary will provide the U.S. Navy with additional Mk 41 Vertical Launching System canisters under a $52.9 million modification to a five-year contract awarded in 2013. The company said Monday the VLS canisters are used as missile containers for shipping and storage needs and support the launch of missiles …

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Chris Hughes: BAE Wins $34M for the Navy’s Guided Projectile Project

BAE Systems will work to develop and demonstrate a modular hypervelocity projectile under a $33.6 million contract awarded by the Office of Naval Research. The guided weapon will be designed to work with the Navy’s 127-inch and 155-mm gun systems and an electromagnetic railgun, BAE said Thursday. Chris Hughes, vice …

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BAE Wins Potential $400M Navy Missile Canister Contract; Chris Hughes Comments

BAE Systems has won a potential $400 million contract to manufacture canisters for the U.S. Navy to store, transport and launch missiles. The Navy initially awarded $40 million to BAE and the contract will reach its full value if all options are exercised, BAE said Tuesday. Chris Hughes, BAE vice president …

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BAE to Develop Navy Electromagnetic Railguns

BAE Systems has won a $34.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop electromagnetic railguns for the U.S. Navy‘s long-range shooting operations. Under the Innovative Naval Prototype Phase 2 program, BAE will develop a launcher prototype of the EM railgun that has multishot, autoloading and thermal management capabilities, …

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