BAE Systems has won a five-year contract worth $120 million from the US Navy to provide critical system engineering, integration, and testing expertise for the Aegis Combat System on board surface ships.
“Our Aegis system engineering experts have been working side by side with sailors for more than 40 years to modernize and strengthen the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Aegis-equipped surface ships”, said DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector.
“Together, we are enhancing the U.S. Navy’s combat readiness”, he added. The Aegis Combat System uses state-of-the-art computers and radars to track and guide weapons to destroy enemy targets.
Under the Aegis Technical Representative Engineering Support Services contract, BAE Systems’ experts will provide system development, integration, engineering, and maintenance support to ensure the readiness of the system.
With shipyard operations across the country, the BAE Systems has performed every major type of ship-based Aegis platform modernization. The company also provides support and technology for the land-based portion of the program, Aegis Ashore.
BAE Systems has launched its 12-micron thermal imaging technology that improves the effectiveness of thermal weapon sights. The companys Universal Thermal Clip-On version XII (UTC® XII) is the first military-grade thermal weapon sight to include the new 12-micron technology, which reduces lens size, total system weight, and battery use, while delivering improved image quality
BAE Systems has appointed Deepak Parekh, Chairman of HDFC Ltd, as a non-executive Director and Chairman of its Indian subsidiary, BAE India. Parekh's association with BAE Systems began in 2010 when he was appointed as a member of the Company's Independent Advisory Board for India
BAE Systems is launching a new Corporate Security Analysis service to assist companies with social risk monitoring and regional security analysis. The analysis-on-demand service optimizes open source and social media feeds to detect malicious or inadvertent leaks of sensitive information and intellectual property, potential insider threats, social engineering attempts, smear campaigns, and other issues of concern
BAE Systems has won a contract worth $1.2 billion from the US Army for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) and Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV)
The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems a 12 month £1.5 million contract to design the engineering support solution for the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers
The UK MOD has awarded a £270 million contract to BAE Systems to upgrade the Royal Navys Spearfish heavyweight torpedoes. Earlier this year, BAE Systems was also awarded a £600 million contract to run Portsmouth Naval Base and a £70 million Type 45 destroyer support contract that combined sustains more than 2,000 jobs in the Portsmouth region, including skilled engineering roles
Lockheed Martin has won a US Navy contract worth $80 million to exercise options for Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent (CSEA) efforts. As per the terms of the contract, the Aegis CSEA will develop computer program baselines and associated technology insertion hardware design support for the next/future Advanced Capability Build (ACB), the US Department of Defense announced Monday
Aegis ship compatible Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 (SM-3), jointly developed by US and Japan, was test fired successfully on Saturday. The SM-3 IIA, a 21-inch variant of previous SM-3 missile, destroys incoming ballistic missile threats in space
BAE Systems has won an £859m ($1.3 billion) initial development contract to build the next generation of Type 26 Global Combat Ship for the British navy
BAE Systems will be debuting Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) rocket, S3000 and Mission Adaptable Crew Seats (MACS), Striker helmet-mounted display (HMD) and an array of equipment during the upcoming Aero India show, the company said in a statement. BAE will showcase commitment to a range of platforms and technologies eyeing Make In India program and will emphasize development of Hawks training, performance and operational capabilities
BAE Systems has won a nine-year contract worth $187.4 million from the US Navy to support radio and communications systems design and integration for 13 surface combatant ships
The US has approved sale of six BAE Systems M88A2 Hercules heavy recovery vehicles to Australia for $47 million on Wednesday. The vehicles are expected to enhance Australia's capability to conduct heavy-ground operations and support the country's deterrent capabilities against regional threats
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