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US Govt Picks BAE’s Australian Arm to Oversee F-35 APAC Warehouse

The U.S. government has selected BAE Systems‘ Australia-based subsidiary to manage the Asia-Pacific regional warehouse of the F-35 Lightning II program. Australia’s defense department said Saturday it estimates the assignment could bring in approximately $237 million in operations and infrastructure investments for the Australian industry throughout the life of the global fighter program. Christopher …

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BAE Marks F-35 Component Production Milestone

BAE Systems has accomplished 10 percent of its global production requirement under the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft program. BAE said Wednesday the milestone was reached when the company delivered the 318th aft fuselage for an F-35 aircraft from its Samlesbury, Lancashire-based manufacturing facility to Lockheed Martin‘s final assembly and check out line in …

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Charles Woodburn: BAE to Maintain Macroenvironment-Backed Strategy Amid Rise in Half-Year Profits

BAE Systems CEO Charles Woodburn has said the company will continue to stick to its strategy that works to build up strengths and focuses on “evolution,” Reuters reported Wednesday. “It’s very much a case of evolution not revolution,” Woodburn told reporters Wednesday. “It’s a good strategy bolstered by the macro environment …

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BAE Unit to Repair USS Lassen Guided Missile Destroyer

A business unit of BAE Systems has received a potential $34.7 million contract for dry-dock selected restricted availability repair work on the 32nd guided missile destroyer of the U.S. Navy‘s Arleigh Burke class. BAE’s Southeast Shipyards Mayport business in Jacksonville, Florida, will repair USS Lassen (DDG 82) propulsion, structural, tank, ventilation and auxiliary systems, …

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BAE, UK Air Force Test Weapons & Software Updates on Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft

BAE Systems has assisted the U.K.’s air force with testing a new set of weapons, software and avionics updates for the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft. BAE said Friday the trials involved MBDA‘s Meteor air-to-air and Storm Shadow air-to-surface missile software systems and were conducted as part of Project Centurion, an initiative that aids the …

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BAE, Goriziane Group Enter Armored Vehicle Marketing Partnership

BAE Systems and Goriziane Group SpA have signed a partnership agreement to market and sell the BvS10 armored all-terrain vehicle platform. BvS10 vehicles are designed to provide full amphibious capacity for littoral operations in remote areas and currently in service with multiple European Union and NATO member countries, BAE said Monday. Italy-based Goriziane also provides …

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BAE Unit to Plan, Execute USS Comstock Phased Maintenance Under $50M Award

A business unit of BAE Systems has secured a potential $50 million contract modification for phased maintenance availability of the U.S. Navy‘s dock landing ship USS Comstock. BAE’s San Diego Ship Repair business will plan and execute depot-level maintenance, alteration and modification on LSD 45 to help update the ship’s military and technical systems, the …

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BAE Starts Type 26 Warship Production for UK Navy

BAE Systems has started construction of the first anti-submarine warfare ship of a new fleet designed to replace the U.K. navy’s Type 23 frigates. The company said Thursday British defense secretary Michael Fallon unveiled the name “Glasgow” for the first Type 26 Global Combat Ship during a ceremonial event at BAE shipyard in Scotland. …

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BAE to Continue Integration Support for Air Force’s Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent Tech

BAE Systems has landed a one-year, $45.2 million contract modification to continue integration work on a ground-based strategic deterrent system for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday work covers acquisition program documentation, business and financial management, data rights and management, logistics, quality assurance, risk management, strategic planning, schedule management and trade …

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