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  • 17 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    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 […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Sonar and waterside security systems company Klein Marine Systems teamed with Israel-based international defense electronics company Elbit Systems to conduct mine countermeasure exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. The exercises were used by the companies to test their recent products. Klein put its 5900 mine hunting side scan sonar to the test while Elbit tested its new Unmanned […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $53 million to provide and integrate intelligence suites onboard vessels of a “navy of a country in Southeast Asia”.

  • 5 March 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A cutting-edge 3D radar system, capable of detecting objects as small as a tennis ball and travelling at three times the speed of sound more than 25km away, has been successfully installed to the Royal Navy’s future aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Known as Artisan 3D the radar system will be used for the first […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Servowatch has completed BAE System’s Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of the fully integrated platform management system it has built for the Royal Navy’s offshore patrol vessels. Servowatch is a supplier of advanced integrated ship control systems and will now integrate the IPMS package at BAE Systems’ shipyard on the River Clyde, Glasgow, Scotland, where the next-generation OPVs are currently […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Industry news, UUV/UAV

    Germany’s defense company and builder of conventional submarines thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has developed a new modular underwater vehicle aiming to set a new standard for unmanned underwater operations.

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems announced it has been contracted to deliver naval remote-controlled weapon stations (RCWS) for navy and coast guard ships of an unidentified Asia-Pacific country. The contract is worth approximately $173 million and will be performed over a five-year period, according to the company. Elbit Systems will provide lightweight, fully stabilized dual-axis […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    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 […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    UK defense contractor BAE Systems has announced a £10 million (approx. $14.2m) investment into upgrades of the Maritime Integration & Support Centre (MISC) aimed at improving research into artificial intelligence, information and electronic warfare, unmanned vehicles and new weapons. Located in Portsmouth, the MISC is a specialist facility providing vital support for Royal Navy warships whilst […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian minister for defense industry announced on Monday that the final Nulka anti-ship missile decoy to be produced under a contract with BAE Systems Australia has been delivered. Christopher Pyne said the Nulka, a joint Australian/United States development program, began from an original concept developed in Australia by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation in […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a nine-year contract to support radio and communications systems design and integration for 13 surface combatant ships. The initial award is valued at $28.4 million with the total value of the nine-year contract estimated at $187.4 million. Under the DDG VI Radio Communications Systems (RCS) contract, BAE Systems’ […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Israel-based defense and homeland security company, Elbit Systems, has introduced a new unmanned vessel platform. The Seagull is a 12-meter modular, multi-mission Unmanned Surface Vessel(USV) system with replaceable mission modules and two vessels capable of being operated and controlled in concert using a single Mission Control System (MCS), from manned ships or from the shore. The system provides unmanned end-to-end mine […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract to overhaul and upgrade Mk 45 systems on U.S. Navy Destroyer Class (DDG) ships. The initial contract of approximately $80 million includes the upgrade of six guns to the Mod 4 configuration, with an option for four additional guns expected to be exercised in 2016, bringing […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    UK defense company BAE Systems announced it is investing £20 million into the development of augmented reality and artificial intelligence which will improve the capability of future combat systems. As explained by the company, the innovations will help naval personnel improve their decision making in the future battlespace, allowing them to respond more readily to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities

    The BAE Systems’ Barrow-in-Furness shipyard was evacuated on April 10 after a bomb was reported to have been found on one of the Royal Navy nuclear submarines under construction at the yard. An estimated 1,700 staff are believed to have been evacuated in the process. “Following an extensive sweep of the Devonshire Dock Complex (DDC), […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth up to $86 million to provide management, engineering, maintenance, and IT support services for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) at Wallops Island, Virginia. Under the contract, BAE Systems will integrate various mission equipment, combat systems, and computer programs to help NAVSEA’s surface combat […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israeli unmanned systems specialist Elbit Systems has teamed up with Italy’s Leonardo to equip the Seagull unmanned surface vessel (USV) with mini torpedoes. The agreement, announced at the Exponaval exhibition in Chile, will see the two companies develop the USV’ capability of mounting and launching light weight, mini torpedoes. As explained by Elbit, the solution will […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems, the UK-based shipbuilder, was awarded a £13.5m ($20.4m) contract for 60 new Pacific 24 Rigid Inflatable Boats. The announcement was made by the UK’s Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Michael Fallon during his visit to Portsmouth Naval Base on December 14. This Pacific 24 Mark-4 will be deployed on Royal Navy ships […]