BAE Systems Announces Modern Aerospace and Defense Facility Development Project in Cedar Rapids

November 5, 2020 – BAE Systems is investing more than $100 million to build a state-of-the-art facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The facility will support the company’s newly acquired Navigation & Sensor Systems business, which makes mission-critical military GPS products. The new building will bring the company’s local design and production employees from multiple locations into a single center of…

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BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of Military GPS Business

July 31, 2020 – BAE Systems has completed its acquisition of the Collins Aerospace Military Global Positioning System (GPS) business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation, bringing decades of experience, innovative technology, and an extensive installed base of products to the company. As announced in January, this asset purchase is a unique opportunity to acquire a high-quality, technology-based business that augments the…

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U.S. Navy Selects Data Link Solutions for MIDS On-Ship Modernization Cabinet Production

May 19, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has awarded a $3.2 million production contract to Data Link Solutions (DLS), a joint venture between BAE Systems and Collins Aerospace, for new Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) cabinet terminals. The MIDS On-Ship Modernization System (MOS MOD) receives and transmits text and imagery to and from military air, ground, and maritime forces to…

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