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BAE Systems Hits £1 Million Donation Milestone to Royal Navy Charity

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has reached a significant milestone by donating £1 million to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) since its establishment in 2007. The RNRMC supports personnel from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and Royal Fleet … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Eaton Successfully Test Integrated Electric Drive System for Commercial Trucks

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Eaton have conducted successful testing of their integrated electric drive system for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks at Eaton’s proving grounds in Michigan. The system, tested on a Class 7 demonstration vehicle, met key performance … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to Equip U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornets with Cutting-Edge Dual Band Decoy

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems secures a contract with the U.S. Navy to develop the Dual Band Decoy (DBD), an advanced radio frequency (RF) countermeasure system designed to protect fighter jets from enemy threats. Building on the success of the AN/ALE-55 … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to Develop ACX Instrument for GeoXO Environmental Monitoring Mission

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has been chosen by NASA to develop the Atmospheric Composition instrument (ACX) for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) satellite constellation. ACX, a hyperspectral imager, will provide hourly air quality measurements … Read the full press release

NASA’s CloudSat Satellite Concludes 17-Year Mission Enhancing Weather Predictions

(IN BRIEF) After over 17 years in orbit, NASA’s CloudSat satellite, constructed by BAE Systems, has concluded its mission, providing crucial data on cloud profiles and properties to improve weather prediction models. Launched in 2006, CloudSat was part of a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Expands Intelligence Capabilities with Topaz Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has bolstered its Modeling & Simulation Solutions (M&SS) portfolio by integrating Topaz Intelligence, LLC, acquired as part of the Ball Aerospace acquisition earlier this year. This move enhances BAE Systems’ ability to provide intelligence-as-a-service, driving agile … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ WSF-M Satellite Launches, Enhancing Military Environmental Monitoring

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems’ Weather System Follow-on – Microwave (WSF-M) satellite has been successfully launched, aiming to bridge critical gaps in current space-based environmental monitoring capabilities and advance military operations. The satellite, launched by the U.S. Space Force’s Space Systems … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Awarded Contract to Maintain L119 Light Guns in Ukraine

(IN BRIEF) The UK Ministry of Defence has granted BAE Systems a contract to maintain and repair gifted L119 Light Guns in Ukraine, enhancing the efficiency of frontline operations. The L119 Light Gun, a favored system among Ukrainian forces for … Read the full press release

U.S. Air Force Completes EPAWSS IOT&E, Validates F-15’s Enhanced Electronic Warfare Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) The U.S. Air Force has successfully concluded the Initial Operational Test & Evaluation (IOT&E) of the Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System (EPAWSS), a critical milestone that confirms the transformative capabilities brought by BAE Systems’ advanced system to … Read the full press release

Danish Ministry of Defence Partners with BAE Systems for CV90 Fleet Maintenance

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has inked a 15-year framework agreement with the Danish Ministry of Defence to provide repair and maintenance services for the Danish Army’s CV90 fleet, valued at approximately $400 million. This agreement ensures sustained operational readiness for … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Applauds Commonwealth’s Surface Combatant Review for Australian Naval Fleet

(IN BRIEF) The Commonwealth of Australia’s Surface Combatant Review (SCR) announcement marks a significant milestone in the establishment of a next-generation naval surface fleet, with particular implications for BAE Systems Australia’s operations. The confirmation of the Hunter Class Frigate Program’s … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to Upgrade U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 with Advanced Vehicle Management System

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has been chosen by Boeing to enhance the vehicle management system computer (VMSC) for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling system. This upgrade will boost computing power, address obsolescence concerns, and streamline the aircraft’s performance, … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Expands Unmanned Aerial Capabilities with Acquisition of Malloy Aeronautics

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has completed the acquisition of Malloy Aeronautics, a prominent player in innovative heavy lift drone and aeronautical technologies. Malloy Aeronautics specializes in the design and supply of all-electric uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) for both civilian and … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Delivers New Amphibious Combat Vehicle ACV-30 Variant for U.S. Marine Corps Testing

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has delivered the first production representative test vehicle (PRTV) of the new Amphibious Combat Vehicle 30mm Cannon (ACV-30) variant to the U.S. Marine Corps for testing. The ACV-30 equips dismounted Marines with direct fire support and … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Signs U.S. Army Agreement for M777 Howitzer Structures, Eyeing Global Production Restart

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has inked a contract with the U.S. Army for M777 lightweight howitzer major structures under an Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA), with an initial limit of $50 million. This agreement permits BAE Systems to commence deliveries while … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and AMS Collaborate to Provide Artillery Systems Support in Ukraine

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and AMS Integrated Solutions Ltd have entered into an agreement to jointly offer specialized support for artillery systems used in Ukraine, particularly those produced by BAE Systems. This partnership aims to provide repair and support services … Read the full press release

Next-Generation Fighter Aircraft Takes Shape with Tri-National Partnership

(IN BRIEF) In a significant milestone, leaders from Italy’s Leonardo, Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and the UK’s BAE Systems, prominent players in the global defense industry, welcome the signing of the Convention on the Establishment of the “Global Combat Air … Read the full press release

BAE Systems, Babcock, and RBSL Collaborate to Offer ARCHER System to UK Ministry of Defence

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems, Babcock, and Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) have formed the ARCHER Artillery Alliance to offer the ARCHER wheeled mobile artillery system as a replacement for the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) legacy AS90. The ARCHER system, … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Receives $35 Million Investment to Strengthen Defense Semiconductor Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) The U.S. Department of Commerce has granted approximately $35 million in initial funding to BAE Systems for the modernization of its Microelectronics Center (MEC) in Nashua, New Hampshire. This funding is part of the CHIPS and Science Act, … Read the full press release

BAE Systems, PLEXSYS, and Red 6 Join Forces to Transform Military Training with Augmented Reality and Simulation Technology

(IN BRIEF) Three leading companies in military training, BAE Systems, PLEXSYS, and Red 6, have announced a collaborative effort to revolutionize military training for future forces. They plan to integrate Red 6’s augmented reality headset technology and PLEXSYS’ immersive simulation … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Continues Support for UK Defence with £20 Million Order

(IN BRIEF) The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has placed a £20 million order with BAE Systems for the supply of small arms munitions over the next two years. These munitions include 5.56mm and 7.62mm rounds, and they will be … Read the full press release

Saab Secures SEK 970 Million Order to Enhance CV90 Combat Vehicle’s Targeting Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Saab has secured an order worth SEK 970 million from BAE Systems Hägglunds to provide sight- and fire control capability for the CV90 combat vehicle. The contract, spanning from 2023 to 2029, involves supplying this capability for CV90s … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Malloy Aeronautics Showcase T-600 Heavy Lift Uncrewed Air System in NATO Maritime Exercise

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Malloy Aeronautics demonstrated the capabilities of the T-600 heavy lift uncrewed air system (UAS) during the NATO exercise REPMUS 2023 in Portugal. The T-600 is an electric-powered UAS with vertical take-off and landing capabilities, capable … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Enhances TWV640 Thermal Camera Core for Enhanced Imaging Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has introduced advanced features for its TWV640 thermal camera core, which is used in a wide range of applications, including security, surveillance, firefighting, and automotive cameras. The core now includes improvements such as contrast enhancement, a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ FalconWorks Partners with Hybrid Air Vehicles to Explore Advanced Intelligence Gathering Technologies

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems’ FalconWorks division has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hybrid Air Vehicles to explore innovative ways of gathering intelligence and communication. FalconWorks also announced a framework agreement with QinetiQ for collaborative work on autonomous Uncrewed … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Larsen & Toubro Partner to Introduce All-Terrain Vehicle ‘BvS10-Sindhu’ to Indian Armed Forces

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have entered into a licensing and manufacturing agreement to introduce the BvS10 all-terrain vehicle to the Indian market. The vehicle, named BvS10-Sindhu for the Indian Armed Forces, has been upgraded to … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Unveils Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) at DSEI 2023, Highlighting Its Role in U.S. Army Modernization

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems is set to debut the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) at DSEI 2023, presenting its capabilities and future growth potential to U.S. allies and NATO partners. The AMPV, recently approved for full-rate production, serves as a foundational … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ Next-Gen Vehicle Management Computer Boosts F-35 Aircraft Mission Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has successfully flight tested its next-generation Vehicle Management Computer (VMC) on the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. This technology upgrade will enhance computer performance and address obsolescence issues across all three F-35 variants. The VMC’s advanced control … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Awarded $190 Million Contract to Produce Upgraded Bradley A4 Combat Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has secured a contract modification exceeding $190 million for the production of the Bradley A4, a crucial combat vehicle used by Armored Brigade Combat Teams. The contract includes over 70 M2A4 Infantry Fighting Vehicles and M7A4 … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to Acquire Ball Aerospace, Enhancing Multi-Domain Portfolio and Strengthening Defense Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has announced its intention to acquire Ball Aerospace from Ball Corporation for approximately $5.55 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. The acquisition aims to strengthen BAE Systems’ multi-domain portfolio by adding Ball Aerospace’s capabilities … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Secures $14M DARPA Contract to Revolutionize Military Signal Processing Technology

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has been awarded a $14 million contract by DARPA for the Massive Cross Correlation (MAX) program. The project aims to develop technology that enables advanced signal processing and computation for military platforms. BAE Systems will work … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Parsons Join Forces for Holston Army Ammunition Plant Modernization and National Security Enhancement

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. is collaborating with Parsons Corporation to undertake the modernization of the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, as they seek to become the operating contractor until 2035. BAE Systems will bring its expertise in program … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to Supply Advanced Electric Propulsion Systems for Toronto Transit Commission’s Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems, a leader in heavy-duty electric propulsion, will provide up to 541 Gen3 electric power and propulsion systems for the Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) new battery-electric bus fleet. The Gen3 technology builds on BAE Systems’ proven components … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ Ground Vehicle and Weapon Systems Network Contributes $1.9 Billion to U.S. Economy, Fosters Community Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems’ Combat Mission Systems (CMS) business released its 2022 Economic Impact Report, revealing a $1.9 billion contribution to the U.S. economy through its ground vehicle and weapon systems network. The company’s 12 sites and partnerships with over … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Secures £280m Orders for Munitions from UK Ministry of Defence, Creating 200 Jobs

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has received new orders worth £280 million from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the supply of munitions. The orders, with a potential value of over £400 million, will lead to the creation of over … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Awarded Contract for Next Generation Evolved SeaSparrow Missile Launch System

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has secured a $37 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC) to design the Next Generation Evolved SeaSparrow Missile Launch System (NGELS). The company will collaborate with the NATO SeaSparrow Program … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Awarded £870m Contract to Enhance Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Fighter Jets with New Radar

(IN BRIEF) The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has granted BAE Systems an £870m contract to develop and deliver a new radar system for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Typhoon fighter jet fleet. This radar will enhance the aircraft’s control … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Secures 10-Year Contract to Maintain and Upgrade Royal Navy’s Radar Systems

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has been awarded a 10-year, £270 million contract by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to support the Royal Navy’s radar systems. The contract covers maintenance and upgrades for the Artisan, Sampson, and Long Range Radar (LRR) … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Empowers HIVE Portsmouth Hub to Foster Collaboration Among Charitable Organizations

(IN BRIEF) HIVE Portsmouth Hub has been officially launched in the city center, providing a shared space for local charitable and voluntary organizations to collaborate. This initiative has been made possible through a generous donation of £250,000 from BAE Systems. … Read the full press release

Major Order: BAE Systems to Power Quebec’s Record-Breaking Battery-Electric Bus Fleet

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has secured a significant contract to power the largest battery-electric bus fleet in North America. The Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec (ATUQ), representing ten transit authorities in Quebec, has placed an order for up to … Read the full press release