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BAE Systems Launches Cloud-Based Cyber Security in Canada

TORONTOÂ- — BAE Systems today announces that it is bringing cloud-based cyber security to commercial organizations in Canada for the first time. The company is introducing a suite of security products designed to defend against targeted attacks, including so-called Zero Day attacks." The new offerings come largely as a result of BAE Systems' acquisition of SilverSky, a leader in The...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

All-Electric Tube Bender Provides Production Versatility for Submarine Builder

Barrow-in-Furness, UK - A second state-of-the-art tube bending machine has been ordered by BAE Systems Submarine Solutions to support the construction of the UK's Astute class nuclear-powered submarines. The new tube bending machine is an all-electric model with precision software-controlled servomotor movement, for bending tube diameters up to 76 mm. It also features an advanced laser...

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Transportation Industry Products

Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer Flies at Fort Worth Alliance Air Show

FT. WORTH, Texas,- Fort Worth Alliance Air Show - BAE Systems debuted the first U.S. flight demonstration of the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) aircraft at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show today. The performance showcased the capabilities of the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer that delivers the 5th generation sensor and information management skills needed by future U.S. fighter pilots. The Hawk AJT...

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Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems and Red River Army Depot Sign Memorandum of Intent for Partnership to Support MRAP Program

WASHINGTON - BAE Systems and Red River Army Depot (RRAD) signed a Memorandum of Intent for a partnership to support production of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles on October 9 during the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Symposium and Exhibition in Washington, D.C. The memorandum, which was signed by Col. Douglas J. Evans, Commander, RRAD and Matthew Riddle, Vice President of...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

BAE Systems Wins Department of Defense 2007 Top 5 Award for Systems Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems announced today it had been selected as a 2007 Top 5 Department of Defense Program Award winner for systems engineering for the company's work on the DDG 1000, MK57 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The award was presented by the Department of Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). The presentation took place at the NDIA 10th Annual Systems...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

The Power of Three - Work Starts on Carrier Variant of F-35 Lightning II

F-35 Carrier Variant Concept Demonstrator aircraft SAMLESBURY, England - BAE Systems has started manufacture of the F-35 Lightning II Carrier Variant (CV). The CV aircraft is the final F-35 variant to start production and means that all three variants of the world's most advanced fighter aircraft are now being produced concurrently by BAE Systems. The initial manufacturing on the CV variant is of...

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Services

BAE Systems and Malaysian Ministry of Defence Sign Hawk Agreement

Langkawi, Malaysia - BAE Systems and the Malaysian Ministry of Defence have today signed a contract that will see BAE Systems continue to provide support to the Royal Malaysian Air Force's (RMAF) Hawk fleet. The contract, a Direct Purchase Agreement (DPA), enables the RMAF to buy goods and services from BAE Systems, within an identified budget and under a set of agreed terms and conditions. This...

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Services

Typhoon Guaranteed Repair Contract Signed

RAF Coningsby, Lincoln - BAE Systems has been awarded a contract worth Â-£11.6m to provide a guaranteed repair service for key Typhoon aircraft components. This contract, awarded by the UK MoD, will enable better equipment planning and utilisation and improved availability of key aircraft components, while improving manpower usage and the supply chain process. This will bring overall savings...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

BAE Systems Receives U.S. Army Contract for M326 120-mm Mortar Stowage System

10 Oct 2007 MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems has received a $13.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to procure 588 of the M326 120mm Mortar Stowage Systems. The contract calls for BAE Systems to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) immediately and deliver the first 52 M326 systems to the Army by October 2008. Time is critical when our light maneuver forces are in combat, and the Mortar Stowage...

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Safety & Security Equipment

BAE Systems Successfully Completes In-Country Commissioning of Airborne Reconnaissance System in Oman

27 Nov 2007 | Ref. 371/2007 Airborne Reconnaissance System BAE Systems' airborne reconnaissance system is featured in flight. GREENLAWN, New York - BAE Systems has completed in-country commissioning in Oman for a long-range, electro-optical reconnaissance system as part of the F-16 Oman Peace A'sama A'safiya program. The commissioning marks the first fielding and sale of BAE Systems' Airborne...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

BAE Systems Launches Cloud-Based Cyber Security in Canada

TORONTOÂ- — BAE Systems today announces that it is bringing cloud-based cyber security to commercial organizations in Canada for the first time. The company is introducing a suite of security products designed to defend against targeted attacks, including so-called Zero Day attacks." The new offerings come largely as a result of BAE Systems' acquisition of SilverSky, a leader in The...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

All-Electric Tube Bender Provides Production Versatility for Submarine Builder

Barrow-in-Furness, UK - A second state-of-the-art tube bending machine has been ordered by BAE Systems Submarine Solutions to support the construction of the UK's Astute class nuclear-powered submarines. The new tube bending machine is an all-electric model with precision software-controlled servomotor movement, for bending tube diameters up to 76 mm. It also features an advanced laser...

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Transportation Industry Products

Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer Flies at Fort Worth Alliance Air Show

FT. WORTH, Texas,- Fort Worth Alliance Air Show - BAE Systems debuted the first U.S. flight demonstration of the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) aircraft at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show today. The performance showcased the capabilities of the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer that delivers the 5th generation sensor and information management skills needed by future U.S. fighter pilots. The Hawk AJT...

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People in the News

Ian King Appointed Chief Executive, BAE Systems PLC

BAE Systems today announces the appointment of Ian King, currently Chief Operating Officer UK and Rest of World, as Chief Executive with effect from 1 September 2008. This follows the conclusion of an international benchmarking succession process and the Company's announcement on 16 October 2007 that Mike Turner would step down as Chief Executive and retire from the Company at the end of August...

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Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems and Red River Army Depot Sign Memorandum of Intent for Partnership to Support MRAP Program

WASHINGTON - BAE Systems and Red River Army Depot (RRAD) signed a Memorandum of Intent for a partnership to support production of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles on October 9 during the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Symposium and Exhibition in Washington, D.C. The memorandum, which was signed by Col. Douglas J. Evans, Commander, RRAD and Matthew Riddle, Vice President of...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

BAE Systems Wins Department of Defense 2007 Top 5 Award for Systems Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems announced today it had been selected as a 2007 Top 5 Department of Defense Program Award winner for systems engineering for the company's work on the DDG 1000, MK57 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The award was presented by the Department of Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). The presentation took place at the NDIA 10th Annual Systems...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

The Power of Three - Work Starts on Carrier Variant of F-35 Lightning II

F-35 Carrier Variant Concept Demonstrator aircraft SAMLESBURY, England - BAE Systems has started manufacture of the F-35 Lightning II Carrier Variant (CV). The CV aircraft is the final F-35 variant to start production and means that all three variants of the world's most advanced fighter aircraft are now being produced concurrently by BAE Systems. The initial manufacturing on the CV variant is of...

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Company News

BAE Systems Dedicates New Facility for F-22 and F-35 Production

NASHUA, New Hampshire - BAE Systems opened a new 30,000-square-foot facility at its South Nashua, New Hampshire, location for production work on the F-22A Raptor and F-35 Lightning II electronic warfare programs. The site will support more than 1,400 of BAE Systems' 4,500 employees who work in New Hampshire and who contribute to the F-22 and F-35 programs. The new facility is capable of...

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Services

BAE Systems and Malaysian Ministry of Defence Sign Hawk Agreement

Langkawi, Malaysia - BAE Systems and the Malaysian Ministry of Defence have today signed a contract that will see BAE Systems continue to provide support to the Royal Malaysian Air Force's (RMAF) Hawk fleet. The contract, a Direct Purchase Agreement (DPA), enables the RMAF to buy goods and services from BAE Systems, within an identified budget and under a set of agreed terms and conditions. This...

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Services

Typhoon Guaranteed Repair Contract Signed

RAF Coningsby, Lincoln - BAE Systems has been awarded a contract worth Â-£11.6m to provide a guaranteed repair service for key Typhoon aircraft components. This contract, awarded by the UK MoD, will enable better equipment planning and utilisation and improved availability of key aircraft components, while improving manpower usage and the supply chain process. This will bring overall savings...

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