BAE Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Leonardo to offer the Italian company’s 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 Navy’s DDG-1000 Zumwalt class of combat ships, IHS Jane's reported Tuesday.
BAE Systems built the Advanced Gun System (AGS) for the DDG-1000, as well as the MK 45 guns found on board naval surface combatants worldwide.
The 5-inch and 155 mm projectiles share a common canard actuation subsystem. The companies will offer guided and unguided versions of the Vulcano 155 mm.
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
The Portuguese Council of Ministers on July 27 authorized the defense ministry to open negotiations to buy five Embaer KC-390 twinjet tanker-transports with an option for a sixth aircraft. Along with five aircraft purchase, The Cabinet resolution, now published in the Portuguese government gazette, Diário da República, also mentions logistics support and a Category-D full-flight simulator to be installed and operated in Portugal,
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 the Gorizioni Group SpA have signed an agreement to jointly provide engineering and maintenance support to the BvS10 armoured all-terrain vehicle. The agreement would increase cooperation on marketing and sales of the BvS10 along with engineering and maintenance support
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
Leonardo has signed a framework contract with European Space Agency (ESA) to provide subject matter experts ahead of participation at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference in London this week. Under the €11M/year framework contract, Leonardos Telespazio VEGA UK subsidiary will provide subject matter experts to the ESA covering areas such as earth observation, satellite communications and navigation, science operations and training support for astronauts, the company said in a statement Tuesday
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
BAE Systems has submitted its bid to the Australian Government for the nations 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
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