BAE Systems secures Future Maritime Support Program contracts worth over £1 billion

April 2, 2021 – BAE Systems will retain its key role supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base, with the Company securing two contracts as part of the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Future Maritime Support Program (FMSP) competition. The contracts, worth up to £1.3 billion over five years, will commence on 1 October 2021 following a transition period. BAE…

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BAE Systems Awarded $21 Million MOD Contract for Aircraft Survivability Equipment Support and Sustainment

March 31, 2021 – BAE Systems has received a $21 million contract from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to support the Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) over the next four-and-a-half years. This contract ensures the continued support and sustainment of CMWS systems on various UK aircraft platforms. The award includes annual repair and engineering services. “The UK Ministry of…

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BAE Systems wins $42.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy for Landing Systems Integration Support

March 30, 2021 – BAE Systems was awarded a four-year $42.5 million task order by the U.S. Navy to provide shore-based landing systems integration (LSI) support services for instrument carrier and instrument landing systems (ICLS/ILS). The new ILS provides U.S. Navy pilots with increased guidance capabilities by utilizing radio beam signals that aircraft computers translate, enabling pilots to correct their…

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New Nulka Contract Targets Future Development

March 16, 2021 – BAE Systems Australia has signed an AU$150 million contract for the continued development, procurement and sustainment of the Nulka system, which will strengthen Australia’s sovereign technical expertise and the skills base that supports it. A world leading sovereign defense capability, Nulka uses a rocket-propelled active missile decoy system to lure incoming missiles away from ships, to…

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Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria Part 1 – 1871 – 1911

The shipyard at Barrow-in-Furness was founded in 1871, and over the past 150 years it has produced some of the most significant marine vessels. However, in addition to all the sea-faring activities, Barrow also contributed to the world of ordnance and artillery and for the purposes of this website these activities are combined. 1876 – Barrow Shipbuilding Company    …

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BAE Systems Names Its Top Ship Repair Suppliers For 2020

February 24, 2021 – BAE Systems celebrated its best suppliers and subcontractors during its first ever ‘Partner2Win’ Supplier awards for its Ship Repair business. In a ceremony held virtually on February 23, BAE Systems Ship Repair recognized 112 suppliers that achieved outstanding results last year in key areas including overcoming COVID-19 challenges, exceeding quality metrics, and achieving the best cost-reward…

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BAE Systems Debuts Groundbreaking AI Products

February 8, 2021 – BAE Systems announced today it is offering a suite of groundbreaking artificial intelligence capabilities and a new data labeling service offering on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace for GovCloud (US) to support critical national security missions. As an innovator in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and data science services, the company is making available…

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BAE Systems Presenting at Aero India 2021

January 28, 2021 – BAE Systems will exhibit a number of its world-leading capabilities, alongside its commitment to Make in India, at next week’s Aero India, taking place from 3-5 February in Bengaluru. Under the theme of “Partnering in India to Make in India”, the Company will demonstrate how its products and services – across land, air and sea –…

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