BAE Systems will equip U.S. Army Stryker combat vehicles and M-1 Abrams tanks with thermal cameras so combat crews can "see" outside the vehicles while remaining inside. The company received a $45 million contract from General Dynamics to produce the camera systems.
BAE Systems has been awarded a $21 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop an advanced Electromagnetic Railgun for the U.S. Navy. The 30-month contract is for the detailed design and delivery of an Innovative Naval Prototype Railgun.
BAE Systems has received 17 orders valued at $39.4 million from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for production of seven types of Modular Lightweight Load Carrying Equipment (MOLLE) system sets, which enable soldiers to carry equipment and supplies critical to their mission.
BAE Systems has received a $120 million contract to equip up to 400 U.S. Air Force ground vehicles with improved voice and data communications. Under the contract, which has a maximum potential value of $233 million, BAE Systems will design, produce and install the Air Force's Tactical Air Control Party Modernization's (TACP-M's) Vehicular Communications System (VCS).
BAE Systems has been awarded a $70 million contract to finalize the development of the Archer artillery system for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces. This order consists of final development of the self-propelled gun and development of ammunition handling system and modular charges.
BAE Systems has received six contracts worth $115 million from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for replacement parts, including complete engines, transmissions, axles and self-recovery winches, for Caiman Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles operating in Iraq.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services is being awarded an $82 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Navy to provide systems integration support for the TRIDENT II (D5) Fleet Ballistic Missile program and the SSGN Attack Weapon System Program.
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.