BAE Systems will provide identification friend or foe (IFF) digital transponders, upgrade kits and spares to the U.S. Navy and Army under a $20 million contract. The IFF systems increase situational awareness and help to positively establish the identity of friendly forces, reducing the risk of fratricide, or "friendly fire."
BAE Systems National Security Solutions has been awarded a $7 million contract. The purpose of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Urban Reasoning and Geospatial Exploitation Technology (URGENT) Phase two program is to extend accuracy and productivity to human geospatial analysts by advancing the state of the art in automated scene analysis.
BAE Systems has been awarded a $33.6 million low-rate initial production contract for the ALE-55. The AN/ALE-55 is part of the U.S. Navy's Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures system that provides fighter aircraft with electronic defense against radar guided missiles.
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $19 million from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Virginia, to upgrade 1,800 Caiman Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles.