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  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems announced Monday that it has signed a ten-and-a-half-year contract extension to provide combat systems integration services for Royal Navy’s in-service and future platforms. The contract includes, among others, Type 45 destroyers, the new Queen Elizabeth (QE) Class aircraft carriers, and the future Type 26 Global Combat Ships. According to BAE Systems, the contract is a […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Industry news

    Shipbuilder and defense contractor BAE Systems announced it has acquired key assets of Riptide Autonomous Solutions (Riptide), the maker of small unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technology and solutions. “Adding Riptide’s technological capabilities will position us to provide customers unmatched flexibility by offering a family of UUVs and integrated payload solutions capable of supporting a variety […]

  • 11 March 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems a two-year contract to support its Special Communications Mission Solutions Division with a range of technical services. Under the contract, valued at $34 million, BAE Systems will support and maintain the life cycle of vital communications and electronics. Mark Keeler, vice president and general […]

  • 17 July 2017
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    UK-based defense contractor BAE Systems announced it has been awarded £457,000 to design and deliver the UK’s first dedicated autonomous systems testing service. The grants were awarded by the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), a locally-owned partnership between businesses and authorities. Based around Portsmouth, Southampton and the South East of the Isle of Wight, BAE Systems together […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government announced on October 4 the signing of an interim contract with BAE Systems Australia for the Royal Australian Navy’s Hunter-class frigate program. The Advanced Work Arrangement (AWA) will cover ongoing work on the $35 billion program, ahead of agreeing the head contract. Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne said the AWA is an […]

  • 15 April 2016
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    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Parramatta (FFH 154) is to be undocked next week in Henderson, Western Australia, BAE Systems announced. Parramatta is the sixth Anzac-class frigate to undergo the anti-ship missile defense upgrade initiated by the Australian government in 2007. In total, eight frigates are planned to be upgraded. Saab Australia and BAE Systems […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a prime position on a USD 212 million contract to integrate and sustain its critical communication systems. The company will design, acquire, integrate, and test radio systems for newly constructed Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG) and other U.S. Navy and U.S. […]

  • 7 February 2018
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    The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract to provide equipment and support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR). As one of several companies involved, BAE Systems will pursue future orders as part of this five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The total value of all orders to be […]

  • 23 February 2017
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    UK defence company BAE Systems announced on February 23 that Ian King, chief executive, BAE Systems plc, will retire in June this year. The company board confirmed today that Charles Woodburn, currently chief operating officer, will be appointed as Chief Executive from 1 July 2017. Until that time, Ian and Charles will continue in their […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British multinational defence company BAE Systems in its preliminary full year report announced it would reduce workforce in Norfolk, Virginia as the U.S. Navy is redeploying ships to the west under its Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025. Under the rebalance which aims to reorient the U.S. foreign policy towards the Asia-Pacific region, many U.S. Navy ships are […]

  • 4 September 2016
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    The Australian government has awarded BAE Systems a contract to further refine its design of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) for the Royal Australian Navy under the SEA 5000 (Future Frigate) program. BAE Systems said that a team of the company’s Australian engineers would be deployed to the UK to join BAE’s design team […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a $4.6 million contract to work on enabling submarines to detect other submerged vessels at greater distances, while minimizing the risk of counter-detection. BAE will work under DARPA’s Mobile Offboard Clandestine Communications and Approach (MOCCA) program. “Advances in maritime technology are critical to […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Industry news

    British defense contractor and shipbuilder BAE Systems is cutting around 375 jobs across its Maritime Services division, the company announced on Tuesday. The cuts in Portsmouth and Solent are part of a wider, company-wide restructuring which will see BAE Systems reduce over 1900 positions. The moves are aimed at aligning workforce capacity with current and expected orders, BAE […]

  • 5 March 2020
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    BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year USD 188.2 million contract to provide the US Navy’s AEGIS Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) organization with critical large-scale system engineering, integration, and testing expertise for the AEGIS weapons and combat systems aboard US Navy surface combatant ships. As part of the deal, BAE Systems will provide the US […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    British defense company BAE Systems has introduced a new analytical tool designed to warn crews about potential ship faults in real time. Known as System Information Exploitation, or SIE, the tool is capable of processing ‘big data’ – tens of thousands of equipment data samples per second, according to BAE. The information is securely sent […]

  • 23 January 2018
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    The US Navy has ordered four additional Mk 45 naval guns to be delivered by BAE Systems under a $46.8 million contract option. The contract modification calls for upgrading existing guns to the Mod 4 configuration to increase the firepower and extend the range of the weapons. According to BAE Systems, this modification to the […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Industry news

    BAE Systems has received a £6 million (about USD 9.94 million) contract to extend its support to the Royal Navy’s warships.   The BAE Systems teams for the Class Output Management and Design Services are in charge of providing a one-stop shop of support to the HMS Illustrious, the Hunt Class and the Type 23 […]

  • 24 February 2017
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    In an effort to accelerate progress on the electromagnetic railgun development, BAE Systems announced the acquisition of Ohio-based IAP Research. Prior to the acquisition, IAP Research was a major BAE Systems subcontractor on the U.S. Navy-led development of an electromagnetic (EM) railgun. The Dayton team, which is part of BAE’s weapons systems business, has more than 35 years […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems announced it has received a $79.8 million contract to assist the US Navy in maintaining and operating multiple electronic, communication, and computing platforms. The program, which supports the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station, Pacific, will enable BAE Systems to continue providing 24/7 operations and maintenance support for afloat and ashore command, control, […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Industry news

    BAE Systems, a British defense, security and aerospace company, has decided to close its ship repair business located at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The closure of the BAE Systems Hawaii Shipyard (HSY) site is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2021. It will affect all 290 employees […]

  • 31 January 2018
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    Finnish Navy’s Hamina-class missile boats will be receiving new Bofors 40 Mk4 naval guns delivered by BAE Systems under a contract with Finland’s Patria. Patria is the prime contractor selected by Finland’s defense ministry to coordinate the missile boat upgrades. “Finland is the third country to select our Bofors 40 Mk4, the result of growing interest […]

  • 29 June 2017
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    BAE Systems and Leonardo are teaming up for the development of new precision-guided munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems. The companies are expecting to offer new adaptations of Leonardo’s Vulcano — a family of gun-launched munitions that exceed the performance of currently available precision-guided projectiles — in a variety of gun systems, including the BAE Systems-built Advanced Gun […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a three-year contract to provide engineering and other services to modernize weapon launch platforms on U.S. and allied submarines. The initial award from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center is valued at $3.4 million, with the total value of the three-year contract estimated at $13.8 million. BAE Systems will […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Industry news

    BAE Systems announced Monday it sold its San Francisco Ship Repair business to Puglia Engineering, Inc. The Washington-based ship repair company Puglia Engineering currently operates two shipyards in Washington state. “We believe this divestiture is in the best interests of the San Francisco shipyard employees and both companies, as it will better position the San Francisco […]

  • 3 November 2017
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    Lockheed Martin, the main contractor on the US Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program, has awarded BAE Systems a $40 million to begin production of its sensor technology for the missile. BAE’s sensor suite enables the missile to seek and attack specific high-threat maritime targets within groups of ships, including those protected by sophisticated anti-aircraft systems. The […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has signed a $2.68 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the purchase of thousands of additional APKWS laser-guided rockets, BAE Systems said. This type of a contract enables the US Navy to purchase APKWS guidance kits over a five-year period, representing full-rate production lots 8-12. To meet growing demand, BAE Systems […]

  • 26 June 2019

    The US Navy has selected BAE Systems to provide engineering and integration support for critical communications and combat systems. BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year, $90 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to modernize and maintain C5ISR systems embedded within vehicles, watercraft, and specialized communications platforms. C5ISR includes command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Shipbuilder BAE Systems received a new floating dry dock at its San Diego shipyard on December 8. The 950-foot-long, 55,000-long-ton dry dock is part of the company’s $100 million investment in the yard to service the anticipated increase of U.S. Navy ships on the West Coast. “We have made the strategic investment to meet the […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor BAE Systems announced it would be providing essential mission system support to the Royal Navy’s two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers as part of an updated integration services agreement. Through an addition to the Naval Combat Systems Integration Support Services (NCSISS) contract, BAE Systems will ensure both aircraft carriers are kept ready for […]