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MERRIMACK, New Hampshire. BAE Systems has won a $12 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop a multi-mode radar/infrared open architecture seeker for targeting surface vessels at sea from aircraft, the company announced in a statement.
HUDSON, N.H. BAE Systems completed additional ground-to-air test firings to demonstrate the feasibility of 70-mm rockets guided by APKWS [advanced precision kill weapon system] guidance kits against Class-2 unmanned aerial systems (UASs), reporting going "five for five" against the UASs in its test shots.
FALLS CHURCH, Virginia. The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded BAE Systems a $17 million contract to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) into a game environment as part of the "Fight Tonight" program to provide air operations planners the ability to more quickly plan complex air attack operations, the company announced in a statement.
FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom. BAE Systems has won another contract allowing the company to continue providing avionics support for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft for the air forces of Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy, the company announced in a statement.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Virginia. BAE Systems has won a five-year contract to provide management, engineering, maintenance, and IT support services to the Surface Combat Systems Center on behalf of Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, the company announced in a statement.
FORT WORTH, Texas. BAE Systems has released an updated version of a computer-related maintenance capability that will reduce vulnerability to cyberattacks for F-16 aircraft, and reports that two countries are fielding the Viper Memory Loader Verifier II (MLV II) via Foreign Military Sales for the F-16 Block 70/72 aircraft, ordering six systems with potential follow-on for 15 additional systems.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. BAE Systems reports a successful test of its Long-Range Precision Guidance Kit (LR-PGK) for 155 mm artillery projectiles from the U.S. Army’s Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, with the firing trial demonstrating airframe structural survivability under extreme firing conditions.