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BAE Adds 2 Suppliers to UK Type 26 Shipbuilding Program

BAE Systems has selected Liferaft Systems Australia and Mackay Consolidated Industries to respectively produce a marine evacuation system and pipe hanger inserts for the U.K. navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Pyne witnessed the signing of contracts between BAE and the two Australia-based companies at the British defense contractor’s …

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BAE, Cranfield University Collaborate to Develop Hybrid UAV Tech Concept

A team of BAE Systems engineers and Cranfield University students has unveiled a new concept of unmanned aerial vehicle technology designed to alternate between fixed- and rotary-wing flight modes. BAE said Friday it envisions the Adaptable UAV as a hybrid platform with a capacity to be launched and recovered in battlefield environments with the use …

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Nigel Whitehead: BAE Sees Near-Future Fighter Aircraft Deployment of Directed Energy Weapons

Nigel Whitehead, BAE Systems chief technologist, has said he believes that directed energy weapons can be deployed aboard fighter aircraft in the not-too distant future, FlightGlobal reported Wednesday. Whitehead told reporters during his visit to Singapore that directed energy weapons should be able to beam energy precisely on one spot to …

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Digital Reasoning Names BAE Vet Uday Kamath as Chief Analytics Officer

Uday Kamath, former chief data scientist of BAE Systems‘ applied intelligence business, has joined Digital Reasoning as chief analytics officer at the Nashville, Tennessee-based cognitive computing company. Digital Reasoning said Tuesday the more than 20-year architecture and building analytics professional will lead a team that aims to drive innovation in artificial intelligence and data analytics. …

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BAE Offers to Build Digital Shipyard Under Australia’s Future Frigate Program

BAE Systems plans to build a digital shipyard in Adelaide, Australia if it wins the SEA 5000 Future Frigate contract to construct nine anti-submarine warfare ships for the Australian navy. The British defense contractor said Thursday its Australia-based subsidiary will transfer intellectual property, technical data and naval shipbuilding processes to the Australian government …

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BAE to Develop Adaptive Decision-Making Tool for Air Force

BAE Systems Inc. has won a $9.2 million contract to develop iterative reasoning, association and learning software for the U.S. Air Force‘s adaptive decision-making efforts. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will develop the software to help automate indications, warning and situational awareness data processing for battle management command control and communication. Work will …

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BAE Selects Konstrukta to Produce Barrels for Swedish Combat Vehicle Mortar System

Slovakia-based company Konstrukta Defense has received a contract of an undisclosed value from BAE Systems to manufacture barrels for Sweden’s Mjolner mortar system. Konstrukta will deliver 84 120mm barrels to the Swedish armed forces from December 2017 through July 2020, BAE said Wednesday. Sweden’s defense materiel administration awarded a $68 million contract …

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