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BAE to Provide V-22 Defensive Weapon System

December 29, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Controls Incorporated, Johnson City, New York, is being awarded a $14 million contract for the procurement of Interim Defensive Weapons System mission kits for the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft. The system provides a mission-configurable, crew-served, night vision device-compatible defensive weapon system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

BAE to Provide Thermal Imagers for Remotely Operated Weapon Station

December 6, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems has received multiple contracts totaling $38 million to provide thermal imagers for the U.S. Army's Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) II and Stryker programs. The TIM1500 thermal imagers used on remote weapon stations allow soldiers to detect and identify enemy targets while remaining protected inside their vehicles through remotely controlled, vehicle-mounted platforms for light- and medium-caliber weapons. The TIM1500 provides extended viewing range capability to detect vehicle targets at a significant range for target acquisition, long-rang surveillance and situational awareness. BAE Systems will provide the TIM1500 to Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace AS. The company recently shipped its 10,000th TIM1500 imager, and increased its production rate in support of Army requirements, including deployment of the units on mine-resistant, ambush protected combat vehicles.

BAE Receives $250 Million Contract for Situational Awareness Kits

November 10, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, York, Pennsylvania, was recently awarded a $250 million cost reimbursement - no fee contract. This requirement will procure Operation Desert Storm Situational Awareness (ODS-SA) long lead material for a total of 247 ODS-SA conversion kits, 202 of which will be used under the contract to convert vehicles from ODS to ODS-SA configurations in support of the Bradley fighting vehicle. U.S. Army, Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Contracting Center, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

BAE Wins Two Geospatial Intelligence Contracts

August 9, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems National Security Solutions Inc., San Diego, California, recently received a contract valued at more than  $12 million for Global Geospatial Intelligence date products in support of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The company was also awarded an $8 million contract for subject matter expert services for National Ground Intelligence Center NGA Support Team, the Office of Counter Proliferation, the Office of Counterterrorism, and the Office of Asia Pacific. Both contracts were awarded by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

BAE Names Gannon President of Info Solutions

July 30, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

John Gannon has been named president, information solutions business, BAE Systems, Reston, Virginia.

BAE Systems Wins Infrared System Award

June 29, 2010
By George Seffers

BAE Systems, Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a $49 million contract to develop an infrared system that provides a real-time, high-resolution, wide-area video persistent surveillance capability that allows joint forces to keep critical areas of interest under constant surveillance with a high degree of target location accuracy. The Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy Contracting Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Army Taps BAE for Automated Base Entry Systems

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

BAE Systems has been awarded a U.S. Army contract valued at up to $95 million to provide controlled access technology to Army bases and other installations. Under the contract, BAE will install and maintain automated security systems that use hardware and software to verify statistics on individuals and then match that information to data on registered vehicles.

DIA Awards SITE Contracts

May 19, 2010

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded 11 contracts totaling $6.6 billion as part of its Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise, or SITE. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts will last five years and extend across the defense intelligence enterprise and the intelligence community.

BAE Systems to Provide Target Location System to Army

August 12, 2009
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has received a contract worth up to $347 million to provide U.S. Army soldiers with handheld laser target locators.

BAE Receives Army Contract for Thermal Weapon Sights

May 13, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

BAE Systems will provide thermal weapon sights to the U.S. Army under a $137 million contract that continues production of the widely used infrared sensors. These second-generation thermal sights are lighter, quieter, and use less power than the first generation sights, reducing the load on soldiers and decreasing requirements for battery power.


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