BAE Systems is awarded $225 million contract to procure 9,999 additional Lot 7, full-rate production units of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) II.
The procurement of the additional APKWS II weapons will upgrade the current 2.75-inch rocket system to a semi-active laser guided precision weapon in support of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and the governments of Nigeria and the Netherlands, the United States Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday.
Work is expected to be completed in September 2020.
BAE Systems has won a $21 million contract to supply 155mm smoke and illuminating artillery rounds to the UK. Rheinmetalls existing Assegai Carrier design will be used which will deliver time and cost savings by removing the need for an entirely new round to be designed, the company said in a statement Tuesday
BAE Systems has won a $474 million contract for system support and maintenance for the United States Armys M109 Paladin Family of Vehicles. The contract includes system technical support, sustainment system technical support, depot maintenance support, field service representatives, systems engineering, program management, engineering management, quality management, configuration management, logistics support, and software management and maintenance for the M109 Family of Vehicles, the US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have signed an agreement to create a joint UK based military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business. In addition to managing and growing the existing combat vehicle support business, the intent is for the new Joint Venture to play a major role in the delivery of the British Armys new Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) and other strategic combat vehicles programmes, Rheinmetall said in a statement Monday
BAE Systems will assist the U.S
Nigeria entered into an agreement with Russia on the purchase of 12 Mi-35 helicopters, on Wednesday. “Russia and Nigeria have signed a deal for Moscow to supply twelve Mi-35s to Nigeria,” a senior official at Russias federal military-technical cooperation service, was quoted as saying by RIA news agency
Four frigates of the De Zeven Provinciën-class belonging to the Royal Netherlands Navy will get Thales SMART-L Multi Mission Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA)-type of radars. The lead ship of the class HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën has already been equipped with the radar that will provide the ship with air and missile defense capability
BAE Systems has won a $225 million contract to supply the United States (US) Navy with additional advanced precision kill weapon system (APKWS) precision guidance kits, the company announced Tuesday. APKWS kits have the ability to upgrade standard unguided 2
The United States (US) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded BAE Systems a Phase 3 contract worth $3.1 million to continue developing autonomy software to improve the resiliency of air mission planning for the military
BAE Systems along with Lockheed Martin and MBDA have started integrating next generation weapon systems on the United Kingdoms fleet of F-35 fighter aircraft. BAE Systems has received an initial funding award from Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor on the F-35 programme, to start integration efforts for MBDAs Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile and SPEAR precision surface attack missile, the company said in a statement Monday
The Dutch government has dropped German shipbuilder- ThyssenKrupp and Spanish Navantia in its bid to purchase new submarines for the Royal Netherlands navy. The government is expected to take a decision next Friday about the purchase
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