BAE Systems has been awarded a £450 million contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence under a partnering arrangement that will see the Royal Air Force's Typhoon aircraft maintained and supported by BAE.
BAE Systems has received a contract from the U.S. Army to supply Tensylon composite armor panels for the Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) vehicles. HET vehicles transport, deploy, recover and evacuate combat-loaded main battle tanks and other heavy tracked and wheeled vehicles to and from the battlefield.
BAE Systems has been awarded an order to provide 5,685 Vehicle Emergency Escape Window kits from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command. The estimated total value of this contract is $45 million.
BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P. is being awarded a $22.3 million cost-plus-fixed-fee Navy contract for technical, engineering and management support services in support of the Assault Amphibious Vehicle family of vehicles. This contract contains options that if exercised will bring the contract value to $41.6 million.
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.