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2008-06-19
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The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command awarded a $185 million contract modification to BAE Systems for the manufacture of 90 Army-configured M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicles, four U.S.
2008-06-19
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BAE Systems announced a five-year, $58.4 million facility expansion project to consolidate its current facilities and increase the company’s presence in the Sterling Heights, MI, area. BAE Systems will immediately begin hiring approximately 460 new engineering and high-technology personnel, and continue through the next five years.
2008-06-19
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Spartan Chassis Inc. received a subcontract order worth $133.8 million from BAE Systems to support the production of advanced tactical vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.
2008-01-18
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BAE Systems and General Dynamics Land Systems signed a memorandum of understanding to work collaboratively in support of the U.S. Army’s Heavy Brigade Combat Team modernization plan, which will upgrade, modernize, and achieve commonality on BAE Systems’ family of Bradley fighting vehicles and General Dynamics’ M1 Abrams tanks, the primary vehicles of the Army’s heavy brigades.
2012-01-17
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Takata Corp. recently entered an agreement for the purchase of the BAE Systems Safety Products Inc. and Schroth Safety Products GmbH businesses from BAE Systems for cash consideration of approximately $32 million.
2011-12-01
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BAE Systems and Visteon Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop in-vehicle electronics technology for the automotive and defense markets. The cooperation combines BAE Systems’ advanced scientific and engineering expertise with Visteon’s range of automotive electronics solutions and system-integration knowledge.
2011-12-16
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The use of “smart” special materials—in this initial case, tiles—has the potential to radically alter the way military platforms are defended, and used.
2012-04-11
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For fleets, going green is a high priority—but making green is an even higher one. Electrified work trucks must produce timely payback.
2012-11-27
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BAE Systems has awarded Saft $1.3 million in new funding to continue development of a lithium-ion (Li-ion) energy storage system (ESS) for the U.S. Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) program. The new funding for the GCV project is an addition to the initial 2010 contract.
2009-09-21
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BAE Systems and Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA) have jointly agreed to establish a manufacturing center in Rock Island, IL, designed to produce composite armor for a variety of customers in the public and private sector, including the U.S.
2009-10-22
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BAE Systems signed a teaming agreement with Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW), a Poland-based producer and builder of construction machines and artillery equipment, that will form the basis of collaboration that may ultimately see production of the RG31 mine-protected vehicle take place in Poland, should it be selected to protect members of the Polish armed forces involved in international peace-keeping and security operations.
2009-12-16
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BAE Systems, through its U.S. Combat Systems business line, and Navistar Defense, LLC have successfully completed the critical design review (CDR) for the U.S. multiservice Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.
2010-11-13
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Spartan Motors Chassis Inc. has been awarded a subcontract order from BAE Systems to support the production of 32 Armored Utility Vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) program. The Michigan-based custom chassis manufacturer will supply and integrate key chassis components for the U.S.
2010-11-13
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BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman have added iRobot Corp. to their Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) team in their bid for the U.S. Army’s GCV competition. iRobot will serve as the unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) integrator and enhance the capability to detect pedestrians and obstacles of interest, with growth toward autonomous driving capability for the GCV. iRobot also will be responsible for integration of the U.S.
2010-11-07
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Among the many trends discussed by industry leaders during the Global Executive Leadership Panel at the recent SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress was the challenge—and importance—of attracting young people to the engineering profession and, more specifically, to the military and defense businesses.
2009-03-17
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BAE Systems received a $45 million contract to provide 5685 Vehicle Emergency Escape (VEE) Window kits from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM). The kits enhance the safety and performance of the up-armored M1151 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV).
2009-05-21
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Hypertronics Corp. was awarded a contract by BAE Systems to supply customized electrical connectors for the Traction Drive System (TDS) for the U.S. Army’s Future Combat Systems (FCS) Manned Ground Vehicles (MGV) program.
2009-05-21
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The U.S. Army awarded BAE Systems an $81.4 million contract to produce 39 M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicles and spare parts. Work under the contract will be done by the existing workforce at BAE Systems and is expected to be completed by May 2012.
2008-09-10
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BAE Systems received a $43.5 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps for 40 RG33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles: 36 Special Operations Command variants, two RG33 MRAP Category II 6x6s, and two Category II Heavy Armored Ground Ambulances.
2010-05-13
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Spartan Motors Chassis Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors Inc., has been awarded a $6.8 million subcontract order from defense contractor BAE Systems to support the production of advanced tactical vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) program.
2010-07-28
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The transparent armor and specialty products group of PPG Industries' aerospace business has won a contract with BAE Systems Inc., for specialty transparencies that afford ballistics protection for gunners on U.S.
2010-01-11
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Ottawa, Ontario-based DEW Engineering and Development ULC has been awarded a CDN$29.4 million, four-year contract—with two one-year option periods—by Canada’s Department of National Defence for the long-term engineering and support services to the M113 fleet.
2009-01-20
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Mahindra & Mahindra and BAE Systems have agreed to set up a joint venture (JV) in India focused on land systems for the Indian market. Mahindra & Mahindra will own 74% of the JV, with BAE Systems owning the remaining 26%.
2009-02-20
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BAE Systems opened a new facility in Austin, TX, for the production of armor kits to protect U.S. Army ground vehicles. The 33,000-ft² (3065-m²) facility is expected to allow the company to build its L-ROD bar-armor kits faster and at lower cost.
2015-10-26
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Sophisticated digital power converters provide kilowatt-level power with configurability and remote communications that analog converters lack.
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