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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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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

BAE Systems to Supply Thermal Sights for U.S. Army Weapon Program

23 Oct 2007 | Ref. 333/2007 LEXINGTON, Massachusetts - BAE Systems has received a $15 million contract to provide thermal imaging sights for the U.S. Army's Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station II (CROWS) program. Under the five-year contract, which has a potential value of up to $200 million, BAE Systems will manufacture and deliver up to 6,500 TIM1500 thermal sights to Kongsberg Defence and...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

BAE Systems to Upgrade Situational Awareness on A-10A Aircraft

JOHNSON CITY, New York - The Air National Guard and Air Force Reserves have selected BAE Systems to upgrade the A-10A Thunderbolt II for increased situational awareness and targeting control. During 2008, BAE Systems will modify more than 100 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve A-10A aircraft stationed around the country. The upgrade will improve pilot awareness of the position of friendly...

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Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems' HERTI A Success In Frontline Trials

HERTI on deployment in Afghanistan The deployment of the BAE Systems HERTI UAV system into an operational environment has been hailed a success by both the RAF and BAE Systems - partners in the unique Project Morrigan. The RAF deployed a HERTI system, one of the world's first fully autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAV), in Afghanistan this summer as part of Project Morrigan, a joint initiative...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

BAE Systems Radiation-Hardened Computers Aboard Worldview-1 Satellite

17 Oct 2007 MANASSAS, Virginia - Two BAE Systems RAD750(TM) radiation-hardened single-board computers are managing the command and control functions onboard the WorldView-1 satellite, launched Sept. 18 aboard a Delta II rocket. WorldView-1 was built by Ball Aerospace and owned and operated by DigitalGlobe in Colorado. It is part of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's NextView program,...

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Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems Extends Avro RJ85 Leases with Finnish Carrier Blue 1

Hatfield, UK - Finnish regional carrier, Blue 1, which is a member of the SAS Group, has signed long-term lease extensions with BAE Systems Regional Aircraft on four Avro RJ85s (msn E2388, E2389, E2393, E2394) that will see the aircraft operating well into the next decade with the airline. The transaction was announced at the European Regions Airlines Association Annual General Assembly in Athens...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

BAE Systems First Responder Communications Technology Installed on Emergency Vehicles in Maine

30 Nov 2007 RUMFORD, Maine - Local fire departments in Maine have acquired new technology, built by BAE Systems in New Hampshire, that enables first responders to communicate more effectively using their existing radios and frequencies. BAE Systems' First InterComm(TM) system links all of the radios at an incident scene without the need for costly towers or other infrastructure. The...

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BAE Systems HERTI Makes Far East Debut at LIMA 2007

03 Dec 2007 HERTI Far East debut at LIMA 2007 Langkawi, Malaysia - Fresh from an RAF deployment to Afghanistan, one of the world's first fully developed autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAV) will makes its Far East debut at LIMA 2007. Developed by BAE Systems, the unmanned air system, known as HERTI, is one of a new generation of UAVs suitable for both military and civil operations. The RAF...

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Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems Receives New Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Orders Worth $322 Million from U.S. Marine Corps

06 Nov 2007 YORK, Pennsylvania - BAE Systems has received two new delivery orders from the U.S. Marine Corps totaling $322 million for 600 RG33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. BAE Systems is currently contracted to build three of the five MRAP variants, and now under contract to deliver 1,462 Category I vehicles and 1,176 Category II vehicles. Under the first delivery order,...

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