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BAE Systems Awarded $709.4 Million Contract to Reset Bradley Fighting Vehicles

YORK, Pennsylvania - BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification totalling $709.4 million from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for the reset of Bradley Fighting Vehicles and associated components. This modification is the largest national level reset award for Bradley Combat Systems to date. When combined with an earlier award of $234 million for long lead materials and...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

BAE Systems Awarded Vertical Launching System Contract for DDG 1000 Destroyers Potentially Worth $64 Million

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems was awarded an $8 million contract - which has the potential to increase up to $64 million - from Raytheon Company for the first two shipsets of MK57 Vertical Launching System (VLS) for the U.S. Navy's DDG 1000 Zumwalt class of destroyers. The contract covers the continuation of design, integration, requirements verification, and the initial purchase of materials for the...

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Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems Completes First Test of Autonomous Landing System

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California - BAE Systems completed the first test of an autonomous landing system intended for large mobility and transport aircraft. The test demonstrated the system's ability to enhance pilot vision in a simulated zero-visibility landing scenario. The demonstration of the Autonomous Approach and Landing Capability (AALC) system took place at the Air Force Flight Test...

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Transportation Industry Products

50,000 Hours and Counting

03 Dec 2007 Langkawi, Malaysia - The BAE Systems Hawk fleet based at the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) programme, has reached a major milestone with the completion of the 50,000th flying hour. This significant milestone has been reached in record time and with a relatively small fleet of aircraft, the hours being accrued in only seven years, with an initial fleet of 22 aircraft. During...

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Safety & Security Equipment

BAE Systems Awarded $18 Million Darpa Contract to Lead Imaging System Program

WASHINGTON - BAE Systems has received an $18.5 million, 30-month contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a new class of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems and capabilities. BAE Systems will lead DARPA's Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System (ARGUS-IS) program. The company will develop, integrate, and...

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Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems Announces UK Industry Team for FRES

FRES will enter service from 2012 Leicester, United Kingdom - A team led by BAE Systems has been assembled to deliver a battle-winning fleet of medium-weight armoured fighting vehicles for the British Army. The team includes Cranfield University, GE Aviation, QinetiQ, SAIC and Selex Sensors & Airborne Systems. It will compete for the role of Vehicle Integrator for the 'Utility' family of FRES...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

BAE Systems Awarded $36 Million U.S. Navy Contract for 25mm Gun Systems to Protect Ships

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems received a $36.3 million contract from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center for the production and delivery of 62 MK 38 MOD 2 Machine Gun Systems (MGS). The gun systems will be delivered between July 2008 and June 2009. The MK 38 fulfills the critical role of ship self-protection by providing naval vessels with a highly lethal, last layer of defense. The MK 38 is a...

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Controls & Controllers

Single-Chip SpaceWire Interface is radiation-hardened.

Measuring less than 1E-9 upsets/bit-day SEU, Radiation-Hardened Single-Chip SpaceWire Interface is radiation-hardened to 200 krad (Si) total dose, and is latch-up immune. Chip consists of 4 SpaceWire ports and 2 peripheral component interconnect buses connected by 6-port router, multi-GB memory interface supported by direct memory access controller, and embedded microcontroller for packet...

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Controls & Controllers

BAE Systems Showcases Facilities Protection System at LIMA

BAE Systems showcases a system designed to detect, deter and delay hostile activity at LIMA, strengthening its capability in land border and coastal solutions in homeland security. The Key Facilities Protection Solution delivers effective command and control (C2), addressing the security needs of four key areas: air base, port and harbour, secure compound and industrial infrastructure. It gives...

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