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 •  December 10

BAE Systems and the Government of the State of Qatar have entered into a contract, valued at approximately £5bn, for the supply of Typhoon aircraft to the Qatar Emiri Air Force along with a bespoke support and training package. The contract is subject to financing conditions and receipt by the Company of first payment, which are expected to be...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  November 9

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 hours of 'flying', in our unique testing facility at BAE Systems’ site in Brough, East Yorkshire. The...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  November 1

Production has started on sensor technology for next-generation, precision-guided stealth missiles BAE Systems has begun production of its sensor technology for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) following a $40 million order from prime contractor Lockheed Martin. The sensor enables the missile to seek and attack specific high-threat maritime...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  October 20

HMS MEDWAY, the second of five new River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels, was officially named today during a ceremony at BAE Systems’ site at Scotstoun, Glasgow. Guests watched as Lady Wendy Fallon, HMS MEDWAY’s sponsor and wife of Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon named the 2,000 tonne, 90-metre-long vessel. In keeping with Royal Navy tradition...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  October 18

In response to the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) evolving requirements as outlined in the National Shipbuilding Strategy, BAE Systems will bring together its warship design and engineering capability and combat systems expertise with Cammell Laird, the commercial shipbuilder, in a Teaming Agreement to bid for the manufacture of the Type 31e, an...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  October 11

BAE Systems Australia has launched a for the nation’s university students to consider a future career in the defence industry. There are a number of major defence projects on the horizon that will create thousands of opportunities for graduates with a wide range of skills and experience, in particular SEA 5000 which includes building nine Future...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  September 29

Within the next few decades, armed forces could be using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with adaptable aircraft technologies that alternate between fixed-wing flight and rotary-wing flight. Engineers from BAE Systems together with students from Cranfield University, have revealed a new technology concept – named Adaptable UAVs – which can...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  September 12

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BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  September 12

In a partnership announced at DSEI, our new Modular Bridging System bridge panels will be manufactured by General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) before being shipped to us for assembly and testing. The new bridges, designed to carry heavier vehicles over longer spans, are in the final stages of test and evaluation. The new Modular Bridging...

BAE Land & Armaments Group

 •  September 12

Nine months into the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Assessment Phase, Team Challenger 2 has set out some of the improvements it will provide British Army tank crews. Simon Jackson, BAE Systems’ campaign lead explained: “We will be giving the Royal Armoured Corps a Challenger 2 Mark 2, customised for the British soldier with the latest...