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  • UK Navy's 4th BAE-Built Attack Submarine Completes Dive Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Navy’s 4th BAE-Built Attack Submarine Completes Dive Test

    BAE Systems has completed a dive test of the fourth attack submarine of the U.K. Navy’s Astute class. The company said Monday it tested Audacious‘ systems while under water for two days at Devonshire Dock in Barrow-in-Furness, England. Royal Navy Capt. Scott Bower, commanding officer of Audacious, along with the submarine’s crew worked with BAE personnel to […] More

  • BAE Rolls Out 4th Astute-Class Attack Submarine for British Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Rolls Out 4th Astute-Class Attack Submarine for British Navy

    BAE Systems has unveiled the fourth Astute-class attack submarine that the company built for the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy. The nuclear-powered submarine named Audacious was lowered into the dock water at BAE’s Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria site to undergo the next phase of test and commissioning ahead of sea trials in 2018, the company said Friday. Astute-class submarines are equipped […] More

  • UK Defense Ministry to Put $1.7B Toward BAE-Led Submarine Replacement Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Defense Ministry to Put $1.7B Toward BAE-Led Submarine Replacement Program

    The U.K. defense ministry has committed an estimated $1.7 billion in funds to support a BAE Systems-led effort to replace the British navy’s Vanguard-class submarines. BAE said Saturday the funds will cover initial manufacturing work on the first of four submarines under the Successor program as well as long lead item procurement and redevelopment of facilities and infrastructure at […] More

  • Pennine to Install Digital Radio System at BAE's Submarine Production Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 BAE over a three-year period. […] More

  • BAE Shipyard to Get $500M UK Gov't Investment; Tony Johns Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Shipyard to Get $500M UK Gov’t Investment; Tony Johns Comments

    BAE Systems plc has partnered with the U.K. government for an eight-year, $500 million project to upgrade a shipyard in northwest England that is home to construction of nuclear submarines, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Thomas Penny writes the project involves extending the Devonshire Dock Hall facility, construction two new buildings and refurbishing other buildings such as a […] More

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