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Royal Air Force Now Flying Their Most Advanced Fighter Jets Ever

Royal Air Force Now Flying Their Most Advanced Fighter Jets Ever

The Royal Air Force’s (RAF) most advanced fighters ever are now in operational service following the largest ever fighter upgrade programme delivered by BAE Systems. Known as Phase 1 Enhancements (P1E), the upgrade package delivers a range of enhancements to […]


Laser-Guided Rocket Demos Precision Strike Capability for Australian Forces

Laser-Guided Rocket Demos Precision Strike Capability for Australian Forces

The Australian Defence Forces recently concluded a highly successful trial of BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket for use on its Army and Navy helicopters. The ground trial marks the first time the APKWS technology, which […]


Engineers Develop Smart Skins for Aircraft

Engineers Develop Smart Skins for Aircraft

Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to ‘feel’ the world around them. Engineers at our Advanced Technology Centre are investigating a ‘smart skin’ concept which […]


First Australian LHD On Final Builder’s Trials

First Australian LHD On Final Builder’s Trials

NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, has sailed on her final contractor sea trials before delivery to the Australian Government. The ship departed Williamstown shipyard on 12 August […]


US Army Orders BAE’s Missile Warning System

US Army Orders BAE’s Missile Warning System

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a series of contracts, worth approximately $40 million, for the third-generation (Gen3) configuration of its Common Missile Warning System (CMWS), which provides an enhanced capability for aircrews to locate and protect against infrared […]


Taranis UCAV Demos Stealth Capabilities In Second Phase of Flight Trials

Taranis UCAV Demos Stealth Capabilities In Second Phase of Flight Trials

Together with the UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) we have today revealed that Taranis, the Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle demonstrator, has successfully completed a second phase of flight testing Taranis – the most advanced aircraft ever built by British […]


BAE Unveil Aircraft Technologies of the Future

BAE Unveil Aircraft Technologies of the Future

Scientists and engineers at BAE Systems have lifted the lid on some futuristic technologies that could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 or even earlier The four technologies unveiled are: 3D printers so advanced they could print […]


New Corvette Handed Over to the Royal Navy of Oman

New Corvette Handed Over to the Royal Navy of Oman

HM Naval Base in Portsmouth was lit up red, white and green this morning as BAE Systems handed over the third of three new warships to the Royal Navy of Oman. AL RASIKH is a 99 meter corvette designed, built […]


£300M Facilities Investment Will Transform UK Submarine Industry

£300M Facilities Investment Will Transform UK Submarine Industry

More than £300M will be invested in the BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness site, in a major redevelopment that will transform its submarine building capabilities. The eight-year program, which will employ approximately 850 contractors at its peak, includes both new build facilities […]


 
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