BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to produce 32 BvS10 military vehicles for Austria under a government-to-government arrangement with Sweden.
The BvS10 is a highly maneuverable armored vehicle with superior performance for operating in challenging terrain to deliver personnel or cargo in combat and disaster relief scenarios. It is designed with great flexibility to accommodate changing mission requirements and is prepared for advanced battle management and command and control solutions. The contract is for the Armored Personnel Carrier variant of the BvS10 with deliveries beginning in the second half of 2017 and concluding in 2019.
“This investment provides the Austrian Army with a very capable and robust vehicle, and enhances our global position as a leading supplier of military vehicles,” said Tommy Gustafsson-Rask, managing director for BAE Systems Hägglunds, which manufactures the BvS10 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. “Further, this contract is a result of a close and unique cooperation between the Swedish and Austrian governments and BAE Systems.
The BvS10 will also play a role in Austria’s mission in the European Union Mountain Training Warfare Initiative (EU MTI), and BAE Systems is fully committed to providing all required support. Austria will be hosting schools, training and support services. The EU MTI was created to enhance military effectiveness in mountainous terrains, an environment where the BvS10 excels.
The BvS10s feature enhanced crew ergonomics, greater internal volume and advanced protection, building on BAE Systems’ legacy BV206 vehicles, of which more than 10,000 have been sold to more than 40 countries. The BvS10 has been deployed to Afghanistan, Central Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East.
With the contract Austria is joining France, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom as operators of the BvS10.
BAE Systems has received a contract from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for supply of an additional 102 BvS10 armoured all-terrain vehicles to the Swedish Armed Forces. The $120 million contract is the exercise of an option in a contract awarded by the FMV for an initial 48 vehicles from BAE Systems Hägglunds, in January 2012
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BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for an improved version of its go-anywhere BvS10 Viking armoured vehicle. The company will deliver 24 of the vehicles, known as the BvS10 Viking Mark II, to the MoD in early 2010 so that they can be deployed to Afghanistan in the spring of 2010
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BAE Systems has received a $245 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide the gun system, the Maritime Indirect Fires System (MIFS), for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. Under the contract, the Company will manufacture three MIFS Integrated Gunnery Systems (IGS) and one trainer system for the UK Royal Navy
The UK Maritime Indirect Fire System (MIFS) will be integrated onto the Type 26 Global Combat Ships, currently being designed by BAE Systems. MIFS includes the 5-inch, 62-calibre Mark 45 Naval Gun System, which is already in service with other NATO nations, including the US and Spanish navies, the UK department of defense said in a statement Thursday
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