BAE to Provide Navy Missile Launchers

BAE Systems’ U.S. combat systems business unit won a Navy contract modification to produce missile launcher modules for a destroyer ship and a combat system host nation.

The Defense Department said the MK41 Vertical Launching System mechanical modules, equipment and related services are for the DDG 116 ship.

Work will also support Aegis Ashore missile defense systems for the Missile Defense Agency’s host nation one program.

The Pentagon expects work to finish in September 2015.

The Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington is the contracting activity.

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