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BAE Marks 150th Navy Friend-or-Foe Antenna Delivery; Dave Logan Comments

The U.S. Navy has received the 150th identification friend or foe antenna BAE Systems built to help increase situational awareness on naval fleets. The company said Wednesday sailors use the electronically scanned OE-120 IFF technology in efforts to identify friendly aircraft and vessels, as well as counter sophisticated airborne threats. Dave Logan, vice …

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L3-Air Tractor Partnership Offers ISR Aircraft Compatibility With BAE Sensor Tech

Air Tractor and L3 Technologies have updated a joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and light strike aircraft offering to support compatibility with a suite of BAE System-built sensors. The AT-802L Longsword platform can now accommodate BAE’s COBRA signals intelligence and electronic warfare sensor technologies on a wing station pod or in an inboard system, L3 …

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Eric Branyan: Lockheed Eyes Competition for F-35 Electronic Warfare, Comms Systems

Lockheed Martin has issued a request for information as it considers whether to recompete the F-35 aircraft’s communications, navigation and identification equipment and electronic warfare platform in order to reduce the systems’ lifecycle costs, Defense News reported July 10. “We’re evaluating right now the RFI responses and determining if it’s a …

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BAE, L3 Start Aircraft Migration of Air Force Electronic Warfare Tech

Under the U.S. Air Force Cross Deck initiative, BAE Systems  will transition its Compass Call electronic warfare system from the EC-130H to the EC-37B aircraft platform, the company said Monday. Pamela Potter, director of BAE’s electronic attack solutions unit, said the system provides for both offensive capabilities and critical mission protection, ensuring the Air Force maintains …

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BAE Plans UK Ammo Production Facility Expansion

BAE Systems plans to spend $13.3 million to establish a new production line for 12.7-millimeter ammunition at the British defense contractor’s Radway Green facility in Crewe, England. The company said Wednesday it has partnered with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center at University of Sheffield to design a manufacturing process. Phil …

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BAE to Use New Situational Awareness Platform With CV90 Vehicle; Tommy Gustafsson-Rask Comments

BAE Systems has announced it will feature a new situational awareness system in the latest iteration of the CV90 infantry fighting vehicle. The iFighting system is designed to augment a vehicle’s decision-making capacities via data harnessing, and will be installed in the CV90 MkIV vehicle that the Czech Republic will employ for infantry, the …

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BAE to Help DARPA Develop Conflict Modeling, Evaluation Software for Military Planners

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected BAE Systems to develop a software platform for U.S. military planners to understand and address the causes of a conflict in various missions. BAE said Monday it will create the Causal Modeling for Knowledge Transfer, Exploration and Temporal Simulation platform through a $4.2 million contract from the Air Force Research …

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BAE to Supply More Payload Tubes for Navy Virginia-Class Block V Submarines

BAE Systems has received a contract to produce eight payload tubes designed to help increase firepower on two of the U.S. Navy’s Block V Virginia-class attack submarines. The company said Tuesday it will supply Virginia Payload Module tubes for integration into the SSN 804 and SSN 805 underwater vessels under the contract from General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat …

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Leonardo DRS to Produce Sensor Tech for BAE-Developed Aircraft Missile Warning System

Leonardo DRS has been selected to provide sensors for an aircraft missile warning system BAE Systems is developing for the U.S. Army under a $97.9 million contract awarded in December. BAE will build the 2-Color Advanced Warning System to increase threat detection and protection capacities of Army rotary-wing aircraft through the Limited Interim Missile Warning System Quick Reaction Capability …

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BAE Advances Battle Management Software Development Project With DARPA, AFRL

BAE Systems has teamed up with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop a software platform that works to facilitate communications between manned and unmanned aerial systems in contested environments, C4ISRNet reported Friday. The Distributed Battle Management software is designed to provide pilots situational …

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