Tag Archives: BAE Systems

BAE Systems: Durability test airframe of the F-35A aircraft has successfully completed its third life testing in Brough, East Yorkshire

Farnborough, United Kingdom, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Successful completion of full scale durability test completed in structural test rig in our facility at Brough A full scale durability test airframe of the F-35A aircraft has successfully completed its third life testing, equivalent to 24,000 … Read the full press release

Gabrielle (Gabby) Costigan appointed as BAE Systems Australia’s next Chief Executive Officer

Farnborough, UK, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gabrielle (Gabby) Costigan, has been appointed as BAE Systems Australia’s next Chief Executive Officer, commencing with the Australian defence company on October 2, 2017 and assuming the role of CEO by March 2018 after … Read the full press release

BAE Systems announces new $3 billion contract with U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command

Farnborough, UK, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems has been chosen for a position on a new eight-year, $3 billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to continue supporting the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT). The … Read the full press release

BAE Systems signs major contract for technical support and sustainment of U.S. Army’s M88 recovery vehicles

Farnborough, UK, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The contract, awarded by the Army’s TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, is for ongoing service and improvements to BAE Systems-built M88A1 and M88A2 recovery vehicles over the next four years. “The M88 is critical to the … Read the full press release

BAE Systems awarded $42.9 million contract for the modernization of the USS Vicksburg missile cruiser

Farnborough, United Kingdom, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $42.9 million contract for the modernization of the USS Vicksburg (CG 69), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. The value of the competitively awarded contract could … Read the full press release

BAE Systems again takes part in nationwide schools engineering and science roadshow

New research shows perceptions of science, technology, engineering and maths is improving. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Combined efforts by teachers, industry, engineering organisations and the Government to change the perception of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), … Read the full press release

BAE Systems receives $542 million contract to supply 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army

LONDON, 13-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems has received a $542 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army through a Foreign Military Sale between the U.S. and Indian governments. … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system completes sea-based trials on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates

LONDON, 13-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system has successfully completed three years of sea-based trials on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates. Artisan 3D has also been fitted on the new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth … Read the full press release

BAE Systems lands $600 million multi-service contract for Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets from U.S. Navy

LONDON, 24-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New facility in New Hampshire is optimized for precision guidance solutions and designed to meet a significant increase in production. The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth as much as $600 million to … Read the full press release

BAE Systems welcomes Emirati interns at their Military Air and Information business in the North West of England

LONDON, 09-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — We have welcomed three Emirati students as they begin an 18 week internship at our Military Air and Information business in the North West of England. This is the second year of a five-year internship programme … Read the full press release

UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Awards $245M contract to BAE Systems for the Maritime Indirect Fires System (MIFS) for Type 26 Global Combat Ship

LONDON, 03-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems has received a $245 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide the gun system, known as the Maritime Indirect Fires System (MIFS), for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. This … Read the full press release

BAE Systems 1H2016: Despite economic and political uncertainties, governments in our major markets continue to prioritise national security

LONDON, 03-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Ian King, BAE Systems’ Chief Executive, said: “In the first half of 2016, BAE Systems performed well. Despite economic and political uncertainties, governments in our major markets continue to prioritise national security, with strong demand for … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to upgrade four Watchman radars for UK Ministry of Defence following the award of £7 million contract

Following the award of a £7 million contract, BAE Systems are on task to upgrade four Watchman radars, continuing the critical support provided to the UK Ministry of Defence for surveillance and Air Traffic Control (ATC). LONDON, 25-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to present at IDEX 2015 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, 22-26 February 2015

LONDON, 16-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — We will be showcasing a wide spectrum of products and high-end technologies for air, land, sea and cyber Our presence Our presence at IDEX will span a number of our businesses including a strong focus … Read the full press release

BAE Systems reveals powerful ‘smartphone’ like system to help Rosetta in its historic attempt to deploy a lander on comet ‘67P’

As the Rosetta space probe prepares for its historic attempt to deploy a lander on comet ‘67P’, BAE Systems reveals the cutting edge technology it pioneered which makes the €1.3 billion programme possible. LONDON, 3-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — At its … Read the full press release

BAE Systems: British children pick science careers over fame and celebrity

LONDON, 8-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ —  New research commissioned by BAE Systems and the Royal Air Force reveals that British parents of children aged 5-18 years believe that a quarter of their children (24 per cent) find physics a difficult subject to … Read the full press release

BAE Systems appointed Claire Divver as Group Communications Director

BAE Systems has appointed Claire Divver as Group Communications Director. She will join the group early in the new year and will be a member of the BAE Systems Executive Committee, reporting to Chief Executive Ian King. London, UK, 20-12-2013 — … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to supply 102 BvS10 all-terrain vehicles to Sweden

BAE Systems has signed a $120 million (SEK 800m) contract to supply an additional 102 BvS10 all-terrain vehicles to Sweden. London, UK, 20-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The new sale is the result of an extended contract option taken out when the … Read the full press release

32,169 visitors attended Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2013 surpassing all previous records

30-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — An impressive 32,169 visitors attended Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2013, a rise of 13 per cent on the previous record in 2011. The exhibition featured 1,489 exhibitors, representing 54 countries, and included 40 international pavilions. … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) system successfully completed 2,000 miles of mobility testing

BAE Systems’ Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) system successfully completed 2,000 miles of testing on a fully integrated “Hotbuck” mobility platform, a significant milestone for the U.S. Army’s GCV program. 30-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Hotbuck is a stationary, … Read the full press release

BAE Systems continues its support to Great Britain’s elite athletes as UK Sport’s Official Research and Innovation Partner on the ‘Road to Rio’

World class engineering will continue to support Great Britain’s elite athletes following the announcement yesterday that BAE Systems will continue to act as UK Sport’s Official Research and Innovation Partner on the ‘Road to Rio’.  30-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — An £800k agreement … Read the full press release

British 2012 defence exports grew by 62%, the largest increase for 5 years

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — New figures published today by UK Trade & Investment’s Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) show that UK defence exports totalled £8.8 billion over the past year, a rise of 62% from 2011 in a global market that grew by … Read the full press release

First upgraded Tornado ECR delivered to Italian Air Force

Turin, 17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alenia Aermacchi, in collaboration with BAE Systems and Cassidian, its Panavia consortium partners, has delivered the first upgraded Tornado ECR (Electronic Combat/ Reconnaissance) to the Italian Air Force. Alenia Aermacchi, as technical and program leader, is in … Read the full press release