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F1 Technology Adapted to Armoured Combat Vehicles by BAE

F1 Technology Adapted to Armoured Combat Vehicles by BAE

In a world first, tracked military vehicles are being upgraded with technology adapted from Formula One to improve handling and speed across the battlefield. Engineers at BAE Systems have applied the new upgrade ‘Active Damping’ system to current variants of […]


Laser-Guided Rocket Hits the Mark for Australian Defence Force

Laser-Guided Rocket Hits the Mark for Australian Defence Force

The Australian Defence Force demonstrated the precision strike capability of BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket, firing the system from an Airbus Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) for the first time. Using a Forges de Zeebrugge […]


AIR5428 Platform Selected for UK Military Flying Training System‏

AIR5428 Platform Selected for UK Military Flying Training System‏

BAE Systems Air5428 pilot training platform, Beechcraft’s T-6C military trainer, will be used to train the next generation of United Kingdom military pilots. On behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence, the Ascent consortium recently selected the Beechcraft T-6C as […]


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 […]


 
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