BAE Systems has won a $79.8 million contract to overhaul and upgrade Mk 45 systems on US Navy Destroyer Class (DDG) ships.
The initial contract of approximately $80 million includes the upgrade of six guns to the Mod 4 configuration, with an option for four additional guns expected to be exercised in 2016, bringing the full value of the contract to $130 million, the company announced today.
The Mod 4 capability upgrades include a 62-caliber barrel, strengthened gun and mount subsystems, enhanced advanced control systems, a reduced signature, and low maintenance gun shield.
The Mk 45 Naval Gun System provides ships with an effective weapon for anti-surface, strike, fire support, and anti-air warfare combat.
Delivery of the first upgraded gun will take place in October 2017 with the last delivery scheduled for January 2020.
Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has selected BAE Systems to deliver operational maintenance for Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighter fleet. The company announced Friday that from 1 July 2016, 116 new employees will deliver all maintenance support on the flight line to the Hawk fleet at RAAF Bases Williamtown and Pearce, directly supporting the training of Australias next generation of combat aircrew This support includes aircraft launch and recovery; on-site management support; and deployment operations
BAE Systems has won a $54 million contract to upgrade 236 Brazilian M113 armored personnel carriers. The estimated completion date is Dec
The United State has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of up to thirteen (13) MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment worth $1.0210 billion
BAE Systems has won a $9.9 million contract from UK Ministry of defense to support and train personnel in using the Falcon secure communications system
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