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BAE Systems to sustain critical carrier landing systems with $68.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy

BAE Systems, Inc. will continue providing lifecycle sustainment, integration, and engineering services to support U.S. aircraft carriers after being selected for a five-year, $68.5 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.   Under the Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATC&LS) Engineering Products & Technical Services (EPTS) contract awarded earlier this year, BAE Systems will leverage decades of program history to develop, produce, equip, test, evaluate,...

BAE Systems begins delivery of new programme to support the Royal Navy in Portsmouth

Today, BAE Systems marks its first day as part of the team that will deliver the five-year Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP) alongside the Ministry of Defense (MOD) for the Royal Navy.   In March, BAE Systems was selected by the MOD to deliver the Ship Engineering Delivery & Management contract at Portsmouth Naval Base. A joint venture between BAE Systems and KBR, named KBS Maritime, was awarded the Hard Facilities Management (FM) & Alongside Services contract at Portsmou...

BAE Systems successfully completes planned overseas support of Carrier Strike Group

BAE Systems. has successfully completed the management and delivery of planned overseas support for the UK’s Carrier Strike Group 21 (CSG21). The carrier group sailed from the UK in May and has been supported by BAE Systems throughout its deployment. BAE Systems engineers and technicians have overseen the maintenance of aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elisabeth, Type 45 destroyers HMS Defender and HMS Diamond, and Type 23 frigates HMS Kent and HMS Richmond, in a number of countries a...

BAE Systems welcomes £85m future submarine program contract

The Ministry of Defense (MOD) has awarded BAE Systems a £85m contract to support early design and concept work on the Royal Navy's next generation of submarines. The contract will enable the Company's Submarines business to progress the early stages of a program to deliver a replacement for the Astute class, helping to sustain the UK's future underwater military capability and support 250 highly-skilled jobs in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. Ben Wallace, the Secretary of State for Defense,...

BAE Systems and Dell Technologies innovate for UK Naval Defense

BAE Systems is working with Dell Technologies on delivering innovative digital capability for the new City Class Type 26 frigates. The first three frigates in this class include HMS Glasgow, a cutting-edge UK-designed ship currently being built on the Clyde in Glasgow.    The collaboration will deliver a Shared Infrastructure to host the ship’s essential systems, including a number provided by third parties, on a single, reliable digital platform. It will take full a...

BAE Systems expands its clean energy footprint with two new projects for maritime sector

BAE Systems, in collaboration with other maritime industry leaders, has secured funding from the UK Department of Transport to design, develop, and demonstrate exciting new power and propulsion technologies for London, with the potential to reduce emissions across global waterways.  Working across two separate projects in the city with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, a ferry operator, and Cory, a waste to energy management company, BAE Systems will use its expertise in providing inte...

BAE Systems named one of America’s best employers for women by Forbes

Forbes has recognised BAE Systems, Inc. as one of “America’s Best Employers for Women” for 2021, one of only 300 companies selected. Forbes and its partner, statistics portal and industry ranking provider Statista, evaluated the companies through an independent survey of 50,000 employees across two dozen industries, including more than 30,000 women. Out of the 14 current members of the BAE Systems, Inc.’s Senior Leadership Team, eight are women. Foster gender parity &...

BAE Systems San Diego Shipyard to modernise USS San Diego

BAE Systems has received a $90.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and modernisation of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $104.8 million if all options are exercised. Under the docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) contract awarded, BAE Systems will dry-dock the 684-foot-long ship, perform work on the underwater hull, repair its system of ballast tanks, preserve its amphibious w...

BAE Systems provides data management solution to improve ship availability for Royal Navy

The Ministry of Defense (MOD) has awarded a five year contract to BAE Systems to provide a data management system to multiple ships in the Royal Navy fleet including the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 destroyers and the new Type 26 frigates. Improving ship availability The BAE Systems tool, known as Support Information Knowledge Management (S-IKM), allows secure and efficient management of the vast quantity of data that is required to provide on-shore support and m...

HRH Prince William starts construction on the UK’s third Type 26 frigate for the Royal Navy at BAE Systems

In a steel-cut ceremony at BAE Systems shipyard in Glasgow, His Royal Highness, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, set the plasma cutting machine to work on the first plate of steel for the third Type 26 frigate, HMS BELFAST.   Minister of State for Defense Baroness Goldie, together with employees and representatives from the Scottish Government, Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defense, joined the celebrations.  Delivering anti-submarine warfare capability The event marks an i...

BAE Systems challenges Scottish apprentices to innovate for carbon net zero drive

The Company has joined with Fuel Change, a unique platform for the next generation to create a low carbon future, to challenge young people from across Scotland to use their skills and ingenuity to help lower the carbon footprint of its shipyards in Glasgow.   The Naval ship's business has a long and proud history of shipbuilding in Glasgow, and as a result, some of the buildings at the Govan and Scotstoun sites are now over 100 years old.   That’s why, as part of Fuel Chan...

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