U.S. Navy buying more BAE Systems APKWS rockets As a result of its continued success in theater, the U.S. Navy is buying more BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System rockets. The company recently signed a $28M full-rate production contract with options to produce more APKWS rockets for the Navy. The latest award increases the total full-rate production contract value to $69M and extends production through 2014.
GE receives order from BAE Systems for 3U VPX rugged systems GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (GE) announced at AUSA that it had received a $2.6M order from BAE Systems Platforms and Services (BAESY) for a quantity of its latest generation 3U VPX COTS Rugged Systems that deliver an advanced HPEC capability. The COTS Rugged Systems will be deployed as part of the US Army’s CETU which sees in-vehicle training and simulation incorporated into the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.