The US Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion.
BAE Systems, along with Iveco Defence Vehicles, prevailed in the Marine Corps’ robust competition for the next generation of vehicles to get the Marines from ship to shore to engage in land combat operations, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The ACV provides mobility in all terrains, and blast mitigation protection for all three crew and 13 embarked Marines, along with other improvements over currently fielded systems. The new vehicle is an advanced 8x8 open ocean-capable vehicle that is equipped with a new 6-cylinder, 700HP engine, which provides a power increase over the Assault Amphibious Vehicle, which is currently in service and has been in operation for decades.
The BAE Systems team conducted its own extensive risk mitigation testing and evaluation for land mobility, survivability, and swim capabilities prior to delivering the first 16 prototypes to the Marine Corps in 2017.
BAE Systems was awarded a $348 million contract for production of up to 473 Bradley M2A4 and M7A4 vehicles. The contract also includes procurement of authorized stockage list spares, and additional packages for legacy component repair using M2A3, M7A3 and Operation Desert Storm-Situational Awareness vehicles as a baseline, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday
BAE is displaying the latest version of CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) integrated with iFighting concept at the 2018 Eurosatory trade show in Paris. The iFighting technology is designed to optimize vehicle and crew performance by harnessing data to enable faster decision-making in combat, the company said in a statement Monday
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BAE Systems has delivered its 150th OE-120 Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) antenna to the U.S
BAE Systems designed collaborative robots, ‘cobots will be tested on the Typhoon production line by the end of the year. The cobotic workstation – designed to support people with complex manufacturing of combat aircraft- is fitted with a range of digital technology and will be piloted at the companys Warton, Lancashire site to work alongside manufacturers building high-tech systems for cutting-edge combat aircraft, the company said in a statement Wednesday
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract for amphibious assault vehicles as part of a foreign military sale for Taiwan, the Department of Defense announced Friday. The contract valued at more than $83
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