Category: BAE Systems

BAE Systems to develop advanced military GPS receivers and chips

BAE Systems received a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and next-generation semiconductor. The technology will provide positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) capabilities to warfighters so they can execute missions in challenging electromagnetic environments. The Military GPS User Equipment […]

U.S. Navy awards contract to BAE Systems for Air Traffic Control systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded the BAE Systems a contract to sustain Air Traffic Control systems that provides air traffic control services at expeditionary airfields and landing sites. According to a company news release, BAE Systems will provide lifecycle, engineering, and sustainment support to ensure precision approaches and further enhance the safety of America’s warfighters. […]

U.S. Marine Corps to extend the service life of AV-8B Harrier to 2029

BAE Systems, a global leader in electronic warfare, has announced that the U.S. Navy awarded Vertex Aerospace LLC the $123 million Contracted Maintenance, Modification, Aircrew, and Related Services (CMMARS) task order in July 2020 to provide aircraft maintenance and Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) services for the U.S. Marine Corps’ AV-8B Harrier fleet.  As noted by […]

U.S. Army ramps up M109A7 Paladin production

The U.S. Army is ramping up production of its new M109A7 Paladin self-propelled howitzer while providing increased commonality within the U.S. Army Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT). The M109A7 is the latest howitzer in the BAE Systems M109 family of vehicles, the primary indirect fire support system for the ABCTs. According to a tweet from […]

BAE Systems awarded $184 million for ACV full-rate production

The U.S. Department of Defense and BAE Systems announced on Thursday an agreement worth about $184 million for full-rate production of long-awaited Amphibious Combat Vehicles. Per the contract, the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) family of vehicles program has achieved its most significant milestone to date with the Marine Corps’ decision to move into full-rate production […]

U.S. Army to receive more M109A7 Paladin howitzers

The U.S. Army has released a request for a proposal to add three additional option years (FY21-FY23) to contract for the M109A7 Paladin artillery systems and M992A3 ammunition carriers. The Army Contracting Command at Detroit Arsenal posted a notice on the U.S. government’s main contracting website, asking for information from contractors about their ability to […]