BAE Debuts Medium UUV Platform; Jeff Smith Quoted

BAE Debuts Medium UUV Platform; Jeff Smith Quoted
Riptide UUV-12

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has entered the medium-size unmanned undersea vehicle market with the introduction of its first UUV offering after the company acquired Riptide Autonomous Solutions in June last year.

UUV-12 can be tailored to accommodate different mission and payload requirement and support radio frequency signal collection, electronic warfare, friend or foe identification, navigation and communications. BAE said Tuesday.

“With this medium-size platform, we are strategically aligning our modular, open architecture-based UUV platform to meet rapidly expanding applications and requirements,” said Jeff Smith, chief scientist at BAE’s FAST Labs research and development unit.

The company designed the new vehicle for military and commercial applications.

You may also be interested in...

Cristal Rice VP-Readiness

PAE Names Cristal Rice as VP of Readiness, Sustainment; John Heller Quoted

PAE has appointed Cristal Rice as the vice president of its Readiness & Sustainment group. Rice is an aerospace industry executive with that has deep experience in team leadership and business development. “Cristal has a demonstrated track record for leading high-performing teams and standing up new business development organizations,” said PAE president and CEO, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, John Heller

Josh Schoeller CEO LexisNexis Health Care

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Names New Executives to Health Care Business; Josh Schoeller Quoted

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has appointed new executives to its Health Care Business leadership team. Dave Corbett will serve as head of Sales and Client Engagement and Jeff Diamond has been promoted to senior vice president of Commercial Operations. “[Corbett] brings tremendous experience in nurturing client relationships and leading high-performing sales teams that will help us deliver more value for our clients,” said Josh Schoeller, CEO of LexisNexis Risk Solutions' health care business.

Don Brown GM of Government Services Telesat

Don Brown: Telesat’s US Subsidiary to Help Lockheed, SDA Test Commercial-Gov’t Space Network Interoperability

A Telesat subsidiary will participate in a Lockheed Martin-led team that won a $187.5M contract from the Space Development Agency to provide 10 space vehicles with communication links to explore interoperability between commercial and government satellites.