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BAE Systems Connects Military Families through Books

BAE Systems Johnson City facility is teaming up with United Through Reading and First Book to connect military service members and their families through a summer reading program. For the entire month of June, the three companies will host a virtual book drive. BAE Systems employees will aim to raise …

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BAE Systems Presents New Proposal for Aviation Forum

BAE Systems will present three different programs to the Army Aviation team at the Army Aviation Association of America’s Annual Professional Forum and Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn. Each program will be showcased in press briefings. The first program presented will be the Boldstroke proposal for the U.S. Army’s CIRCM program. …

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BAE Systems Celebrates Production of 1 Million SAPI Plates

BAE Systems has produced more than 1 million hard armor inserts under Defense Department contracts primarily in support of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency. The defense firm yesterday commemorated the milestone with a ceremony in Phoenix, Ariz., where the inserts are manufactured. The …

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BAE Systems’ Tale of 1001 Howitzers

With the Defense Department’s recent order for 46 additional M777 howitzers, BAE Systems announced DoD and the U.K.-based defense industry giant’s other international customers had purchased a total of 1,001 guns from the firm. In terms of artillery pieces, M777 is rather dainty. That’s because it’s the first such weapon …

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BAE Systems Building Wins LEED Certification

BAE Systems announced this week the U.S. Green Building Council awarded its new Rockville, Md., facility a silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. A LEED certification recognizes eco-friendly buildings designed with energy-conserving measures such as energy savings, water efficiency and indoor air quality in mind. Designed and constructed …

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BAE Systems to Acquire Fairchild Imaging

BAE Systems announced today that it will acquire electronics and aviation systems company Fairchild Imaging for $86 million. BAE already owns 8.7 percent of the shares of the Milpitas, Calif.-based company. The 150 Fairchild employees will be integrated into BAE’s Electronic Solutions division. Linda Hudson, president and CEO of BAE …

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BAE Systems Invents Nonlethal Laser to Combat Piracy

Piracy is on the rise, according to reports from the ICC’s International Maritime Bureau, with 430 attacks reported in 2010. As pirates become increasingly dangerous, commercial shipping agents such as BAE Systems need to look for an effective deterrent against pirate attacks. To combat the growing piracy threat, BAE Systems …

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Brian Sheridan Joins BAE Systems Intelligence & Security Sector

Brian Sheridan joins BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector as vice president and deputy general manager of strategic initiatives and global business. Sheridan will report to John Gannon, president of BAE Systems’ I&S, for this newly created position. He has over two decades of experience in successfully managing complex, large-scale …

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BAE Systems Buys Danish Cyber Firm for $212M

British defense firm BAE Systems has inked a deal to buy ETI A/S, a Danish cybersecurity firm, for approximately $212 million. ETI employs nearly 260 people and is headquartered in Denmark with operations in the U.K, United States, and the Asia and Middle East regions. The acquisition of ETI supports …

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BAE Systems Taps Jordan Becker to Lead GEOINT Practice

BAE Systems selected recent hire Jordan Becker to head the firm’s  geospatial-intelligence and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (GEOINT-ISR) business, reporting to John Gannon, BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector cheif. According to the firm, “GEOINT-ISR develops and supports software systems for geospatial analysis, mission planning, precision targeting and command and …

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Jordan Becker to Lead BAE Systems Geospatial Business

BAE Systems has chosen Jordan Becker as head of its geospatial-intelligence, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance business, the company announced this week. In his new San Diego-based role, Becker will report to John Gannon, president of BAE’s Intelligence and Security division. Becker joined BAE as VP general manager in November, formerly …

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BAE Systems Announces New Service Center in Charlotte, N.C.

BAE Systems, Inc. is building a new human resources and financial service center in Charlotte, N.C., that should be operational by the second half of 2011. President and CEO of BAE Systems Linda Hudson said Charlotte was chosen after an extensive nationwide search for a location with suitable facilities, skilled …

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