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BAE to Help Navy Design, Build Airborne Reconnaissance Tech for Buried Threats Detection

A BAE Systems subsidiary has secured a potential $12.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a soil-penetrating airborne reconnaissance prototype for threat assessment and neutralization. The Defense Department said Wednesday the cost-reimbursement contract has a base value of $9.5 million over two years and work could extend through December 28, 2020 if all …

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Defense News: UK Agency Teams With BAE, Northrop for F-35 Support Hub Bid

A British defense support organization has partnered with BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman to compete for the rights to be Europe’s F-35 avionics sustainment hub, Defense News reported Wednesday. Andrew Chuter writes the U.K.’s Defense Electronics and Components Agency, BAE and Northrop aim to propose a joint framework for maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services provision to the F-35 …

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Reuters: India’s Defense Agency OKs Proposed $750M Buy of BAE Howitzers

India’s defense procurement officials have approved a proposal to acquire $750 million in BAE Systems-built M777 Howitzer artillery guns through a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government, Reuters reported Saturday. Aditya Kalra writes that approximately 120 of the 145 Howitzers that India plans to buy will be assembled in the country. The report said …

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BAE, IBC Sign Beryllium-Aluminum Components Development Pact

BAE Systems and IBC Advanced Alloys have signed a joint development agreement to produce components based on the latter company’s beryllium-aluminum alloys. IBC said Wednesday it will initially develop prototype components to demonstrate the characteristics of Beralcast casted products for specific applications at BAE under the deal. David Heinz, IBC president and CEO, said the …

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BAE Unveils Small Arms Ammo Offering to Non-UK Military Customers; Jennifer Osbaldestin Comments

BAE Systems will sell its 7.62-millimeter high performance small arms ammunition developed for U.K.’s armed forces to other approved military customers outside of Britain. BAE said Monday the ammunition was developed to help the British military meet requirements and defeat protected targets such as lightly-protected vehicles and aircraft at longer ranges compared with standard NATO rounds. Jennifer …

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BAE-Led Contractor Team to Compete Under UK’s Challenger 2 Tank Update

BAE Systems will lead a team comprising General Dynamics‘ U.K. land systems and international mission systems subsidiaries, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Moog, QinetiQ and Safran Electronics to bid under the U.K. defense ministry’s project to update the Challenger 2 main battle tank fleet. The team will pursue a contract to update the tanks to the Challenger 2 …

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BAE Secures $69M in Navy Ship Maintenance, Repair Contracts

BAE Systems has received two contracts worth up to $68.6 million to help the U.S. Navy repair and maintain the USS Farragut destroyer and the USS Fort McHenry dock landing ship The company said Thursday it will drydock USS Farragut this summer and perform tank, propulsion system, ventilation and auxiliary systems repairs as well as crew habitability systems and spaces …

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Pennine to Install Digital Radio System at BAE’s Submarine Production Facility

BAE Systems has awarded Pennine Telecom a contract of an undisclosed value to install a Motorola-built trunked radio system at the British defense contractor’s submarine production facility in Barrow-in-Furness, England. Pennine said Wednesday the Mototrbo Capacity Max system will work to facilitate digital two-way communications across BAE’s submarine manufacturing site. Pennine will also maintain the radio system for …

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BAE, CSC Sign $600M IT Outsourcing Pact

Computer Sciences Corp. will provide a range of information technology services for BAE Systems‘ U.K. and Saudi Arabia operations under a $600 million agreement between the two companies. CSC said Tuesday the IT outsourcing deal will run through November 2021 and covers contact center, end user compute, mainframe, physical/virtual servers, storage, networking, project services and application …

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BAE, Emirates Defense Technology Team to Explore UAE Artillery Market Opportunities

BAE Systems and Emirates Defense Technology have formed a partnership with the intent to offer BAE-built M777 howitzers in the United Arab Emirates’ defense market and develop their self-propelled artillery concept further. The companies aim to develop a self-propelled artillery system that would integrate the British contractor’s 155mm towed howitzer technology with EDT’s Enigma 8×8 armored fighting …

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BAE Secures Navy Contract to Provide SCA Common Data Link Services & Supplies

A BAE Systems business unit has received a $9.5 million U.S. Navy contract to provide services and supplies for the service branch’s Software Communications Architecture Common Data Link family of products. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract requires assessment, repair, rework, maintenance, replacement, spares and replenishment of units and components as needed. DoD added …

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