BAE Systems has submitted its bid to the Australian Government for the nation’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate program.
The bid is to partner with the Government to develop a long-term ship building strategy in Australia for complex warships and to offer a proposal to build nine Anti-Submarine Warfare Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy, the company said in a statement Friday.
BAE Systems is offering the Global Combat Ship-Australia, a variant of its Type 26 Global Combat Ship which commenced manufacture for the first of three ships for the UK’s Royal Navy 20 July.
The bid was put together by a joint UK and Australian team to ensure the learning and knowledge from the Type 26 program is fully complemented by the maritime skills and expertise of BAE Systems’ team in Australia.
The Type 26 benefits from a modern digital design approach that uses the latest engineering and design technologies. As a fully bow-to-stern digital design, BAE Systems has been able to substantially de-risk construction for the Royal Navy with Australia standing to benefit from all learning drawn from the UK construction program.
BAE Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Leonardo to offer the Italian companys Vulcano family of precision-guided munition to US land and maritime forces. The two companies anticipate offering new adaptations of Vulcano, including a variant that potentially could be fired from the US Navys DDG-1000 Zumwalt class of combat ships,
BAE Systems today introduced iMOTR, an innovative, mobile multiple-object tracking radar (MOTR), which provides military test and evaluation ranges a higher degree of accuracy in tracking time, space, and position information (TSPI) for objects in flight. BAE Systems developed the iMOTR solution over the past two years using the companys internal research and development funding
BAE Systems has won $72 million modification contract to exercise an option on the previously awarded contract for integration support for the Minuteman III Inter-continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. Contractor will provide systems engineering, technical assistance support, training and development in performing integration, sustaining engineering and program management support functions for the Minuteman III weapon system, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
BAE Systems and Tods Defence announced today the awarding of the Design and Manufacture contract of the Bow Sonar Dome for the Type 26 class Frigate being built for the UK Royal Navy. The contract award has been made following a rigorous design and assessment phase which was carried out in partnership between BAE Systems, Tods Defence and the Ministry of Defence (MOD), the companies said in a statement Thursday
BAE Systems has been awarded a $45 million modification to exercise an option on previously awarded contract for Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) integration support. Contractor will provide schedule management, acquisition program documentation, program risk management, strategic planning, quality assurance, logistics planning, business and financial management, data rights, data management, systems engineering, trade studies, technical studies, and integration needs for the GBSD, US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
BAE Systems has won a $4.6 million contract from US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to enable submarines to detect other submerged vessels at greater distances, while minimizing the risk of counter-detection
BAE Systems has unveiled Single and double-tracked Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) to carry out reconnaissance, combat and casualty evacuation roles. Ironclad is small enough to negotiate tight urban environments, but maintains the mobility needed to handle extreme cross-country terrain, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The British Army, along with BAE Systems, Airbus and General Dynamics have collaborated to develop a STRIKE Tactical Hotspot concept demonstrator for tactical mobility supported by high capacity communication solutions. Tactical Hotspot is a compact, mobile solution that can be securely deployed in an armoured vehicle
BAE Systems will demonstrate its 3D immersive technology including a digital periscope for Australia Collins Class submarines at the SimTecT event, being held in Sydney this week. The 3D immersive technology combines the ‘DNA from CAD and gaming software, BAE Systems Australia Chief Executive Glynn Phillips said, adding, “this technology provides for a ‘single point of truth for designers and engineers – as well as our customer – regardless of where they are located
BAE Systems introduces a new generation of its flagship space computer that combines fast performance and extreme resiliency to enable previously impossible missions in the harsh environment of space. The new RAD5545TM single-board computer (SBC) provides next-generation spacecraft with the high-performance onboard processing capacity needed to support future space missions — from weather and planetary exploration to communications, surveillance, tracking, and national security missions
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