Tag Archives: Nigel Whitehead

BAE to Acquire Prismatic, Co-Developer of ‘PHASA-35’ Solar Electric UAV

BAE Systems has agreed to purchase U.K.-based aerospace technology developer Prismatic for an undisclosed sum in the British defense contractor's strategy to push the boundaries of air and space innovation. The deal comes 15 months after both companies unveiled a partnership on the PHASA-35 unmanned air vehicle, a high-altitude long endurance aircraft designed to operate using battery and solar cells, BAE said Tuesday.

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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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M&A Activity – BAE Systems Acquires BVT Surface Fleet Limited

BAE Systems announced that it has purchased VT Group’s 45% shareholding in BVT Surface Fleet Limited (BVT), making BVT a wholly-owned subsidiary of BAE Systems.  BVT will be renamed BAE Systems Surface Ships Limited. Nigel Whitehead, BAE Systems’ Group Managing Director, Programmes & Support, said of the acquisition, “Bringing BVT …

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