BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year contract to provide engineering, maintenance and supply support to the Royal Australian Navy's four guided missile frigates. BAE Systems will assume the Integrated Materiel Support service delivery for the Adelaide Class frigates, HMAS Darwin, HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Newcastle and HMAS Sydney, beginning January 1.
BAE Systems Technologies is being awarded an $11 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to exercise an option for engineering and technical products and services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems.
BAE Systems has received a $6.6 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for approximately 30,000 Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH). BAE Systems' design offers high-level protection and flexibility and incorporates the latest technology in ballistic composite construction. ACH compatible technologies include the Headborne Energy Analysis and Diagnostic System, the Corona System, night vision goggles, communication devices, Global Positioning System sensors and more.
BAE Systems has been awarded a $1.6 billion contract from the U.S. Army to build another 10,000 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV). BAE Systems will manufacture the FMTVs in the long-term armor strategy configuration, which is designed to accept an adaptable armor system, allowing protection to be increased or decreased based on the threat.
The Boeing Company has selected BAE Systems' electronics, intelligence and support division to provide the next-generational digital electronic warfare suite (DEWS) for future international versions of the F-15 multirole fighter aircraft. During the initial phases of the program, BAE Systems will produce DEWS test units and support Boeing's efforts to integrate the system into the F-15 weapon platform.
BAE Systems has been awarded orders worth $66 million by the U.S. Army for continued production of thermal weapon sights. The thermal weapon sights allow soldiers to see deep into the battlefield in darkness and through smoke, fog and other obscurants, helping soldiers detect, identify and engage targets at increased ranges.
BAE Systems has received a U.S. Army contract worth $11.6 million to provide engineering changes to the Bradley Automated Fire Extinguishing Systems for up to 419 Bradley reset vehicles. The contract is managed by the Army's Tank-Automotive and Armament Command Life Cycle Management Command.
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Incorporated is receiving a $28.3 million, firm-fixed-priced contract for the production and delivery of Identification Friend or Foe, common digital transponder hardware and associated platform integration and testing consisting of three RT-1835 AN/APX-117(V) common digital transponders for the Government of Thailand; two cryptographic units for the Government of Japan; and other devices for the U.S. Navy, Army and Coast Guard under the Foreign Military Sales program.
BAE Systems has received a $742 million U.S. Army contract to remanufacture more than 300 Bradley vehicles with additional armor to protect soldiers. The award brings the total value of BAE Systems' 2008 Bradley remanufacturing contracts to $1.3 billion for 578 vehicles. Bradley Combat Systems provide survivability, mobility and lethality to U.S. soldiers in close-combat urban situations as well as in open combat.
BAE Systems has been awarded an $11 million contract from the U.S. Army to purchase and install improvised explosive device (IED) mine armor kits on 433 Bradley Combat Systems vehicles. This award also includes the installation work for 116 kits previously purchased under this contract. When combined with previous awards, this modification brings the total contract value to $96 million for Bradley IED Mine Armor Kits.