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  • BAE Turns Over Patrol Vessel to UK MoD - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Turns Over Patrol Vessel to UK MoD

    The U.K. ministry of defense has formally accepted a BAE Systems-built River-class offshore patrol vessel designed to help protect the country’s territories and interests worldwide. HMS Forth will remain at the Scotstoun yard in Glasgow, Scotland for additional work before its commissioning at the Portsmouth Naval Base later this year, BAE said Thursday. The company also started […] More

  • BAE Eyes Shipbuilding Data Transfer Initiative for Australian Frigate Construction Bid - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Eyes Shipbuilding Data Transfer Initiative for Australian Frigate Construction Bid

    BAE Systems plans to collaborate with the U.K. government to transfer shipbuilding data worth approximately $1.1 billion to Australia if the company wins the latter country’s frigate construction project. The intellectual property transfer is meant to support the Australian industry’s efforts to build, modernize and support the fleet of nine future frigates under Australia’s SEA […] More

  • BAE Systems Picks 15 Suppliers for Type 26 Frigate Equipment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems Picks 15 Suppliers for Type 26 Frigate Equipment

    BAE Systems has awarded manufacturing contracts worth approximately $52.4 million to 15 international suppliers for diesel and gearbox filtration, pipework, fittings and vibration monitoring equipment that will support Type 26 frigates. The company said Thursday the globally deployable, multi-mission Type 26 warship, which features a modular design and open systems architecture, will support various operations including high […] More

  • BAE, Cammell Laird to Compete for UK Type 31e Frigate Construction Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Cammell Laird to Compete for UK Type 31e Frigate Construction Program

    BAE Systems has teamed up with shipbuilding company Cammell Laird to compete for the Type 31e frigate development program as part of the U.K. defense ministry's National Shipbuilding Strategy. The U.K. government launched the strategy in September in an effort to procure new general purpose frigates. Iain Stevenson, managing director of naval ships at BAE, […] More

  • BAE Starts Type 26 Warship Production for UK Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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. BAE will build three Type […] More

  • BAE to Begin UK Anti-Submarine Warfare Ship Production in 2017 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE to Begin UK Anti-Submarine Warfare Ship Production in 2017

    BAE Systems PLC plans to start manufacturing anti-submarine warfare ships for the U.K. navy in 2017 after the conclusion of final contract negotiations with Britain’s defense ministry. The company said Friday Britain hascommitted to eight Type 26 Global Combat Ships to replace Type 23 frigates in the “2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review” and the country has invested $2.4 billion in […] More

  • BAE Systems Seeks Australian SMEs to Support Type 26 Global Combat Ship Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems Seeks Australian SMEs to Support Type 26 Global Combat Ship Production

    An estimated 150 small and medium-size Australian enterprises will offer their products and services in a meeting with BAE Systems and 20 of its suppliers as the SMEs seek to participate in the Australian navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship maritime defense project. BAE said Monday it currently works to mature the design for the ships under the Type 26 program and […] More

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