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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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State Dept OKs Saudi Arabia’s Request for $500M in Missile System Support Services

The State Department has given Saudi Arabia the green light to continue to purchase missile system services from the U.S. government under a potential $500 million foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal that seeks to …

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BAE Systems, AMMROC to Continue Hawk Trainer Aircraft Support for UAE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — BAE Systems has entered into an agreement to continue its partnership with the Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center in the United Arab Emirates to provide support for that country’s Hawk trainer aircraft fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The teaming arrangement with the UAE-based joint venture …

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BAE Announces Reorganization Plan, Names New CTO in Series of Exec Moves

BAE Systems has announced plans to eliminate its U.K. and international platforms and services operating groups as part of a reorganization effort that will take effect on Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday it will consolidate its military air and information business, its interest in the MBDA joint venture as …

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BAE, CAE, Cubic Help Update Hawk Trainer Jet for Australian Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — BAE Systems has rolled out the first updated Hawk trainer aircraft for Australia’s air force featuring replacements and installations completed in partnership with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense applications unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The updates include three CAE-built full-mission simulators as well …

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BAE Systems Delivers 1st of 12 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft for Oman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2017 — BAE Systems has delivered the first of Oman’s 12-unit Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft order during a ceremony held Wednesday at the Adam Airbase in Oman, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it rolled out the Eurofighter alongside the first of eight Hawk trainer aircraft that …

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UK-Based BAE Business Presents Eurofighter Typhoon, Hawk Trainer to Oman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2017 — BAE Systems‘ military air and information business in the U.K. has showcased a Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft and a Hawk trainer jet that the company built for Oman as part of a rollout event, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Monday Oman’s Defense Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud …

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BAE Systems Picks AMI Metals to Supply Aluminum Aircraft Components

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — BAE Systems has selected AMI Metals, a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE: RS), to provide aluminum plates in support of the F-35, Hawk and Typhoon programs under a $100 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Reliance said Tuesday the contract includes cut-to-size and cut-to-shape aluminum products and runs …

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Northrop Switches With BAE for Prime Contractor Role in AF T-X Trainer Bid

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has taken the prime contractor role in its joint bid with BAE Systems for the potential $11 billion U.S. Air Force T-X trainer contract, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Colin Clark writes Northrop will now lead its partnership BAE, L-3 Link Simulation & Training and Rolls-Royce as they offer BAE’s Hawk trainer jet for the Air …

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BAE Wins $4B Typhoon, Hawk Aircraft Sale

BAE Systems has won an estimated $3.9 billion contract to provide 20 fighter and trainer jets, as well as in-service operational support to Oman’s air force. The contract is for 12 Typhoon fighter jets and eight Hawk advanced jet trainer aircraft with deliveries set to start in 2017, the Hindu …

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