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BAE Systems Shows Land-Based Bofors 40 Mk4 Autocannon
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

BAE Systems Shows Land-Based Bofors 40 Mk4 Autocannon

BAE Systems International Ground Vehicles Director Jeramy Hopkins has shared an image of a Bofors 40 Mk4 autocannon on a truck.

U.S. Marine Corps Retires AV-8B
Navy / Maritime

U.S. Marine Corps Retires AV-8B

The U.S. Marine Corps demonstrated AV-8B Harrier II for the final time on May 11 and 12, 2024, before switching to F-35B jets.

Marines Award $79 Million Contract for ACV-R Test Vehicles
Land

Marines Award $79 Million Contract for ACV-R Test Vehicles

Iveco Defence Vehicles/BAE Systems obtains a $79 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps to manufacture and deliver ACV-R test vehicles.

British Army Prefers RCH-155 Gun Over Archer
Land

British Army Prefers RCH-155 Gun Over Archer

British Army preferred German RCH-155 over BAE Systems' Archer to replace AS-90 self-propelled guns within the Mobile Fires Platform program.

British Army Receives Eight Prototypes of Challenger 3 MBT
Land

British Army Receives Eight Prototypes of Challenger 3 MBT

UK Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps unveiled the Challenger 3 MBT from his social account as “the first fully British built tank in 22 years.”

BAE Systems Inks Deal with the U.S. Army for AMPV
Land

BAE Systems Inks Deal with the U.S. Army for AMPV

BAE Systems has announced a deal worth $754 million with the U.S. Army for AMPV armoured vehicles.

BAE Systems Introduces the Successor of M113, a New Version of the AMPV
Land Expo and Air Show

BAE Systems Introduces the Successor of M113, a New Version of the AMPV

The BAE Systems company launched its newest Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) prototype At the AUSA 2024 Global Force Symposium at the Von Braun Centre.

SEDEC to Open Doors for Export
Expo and Air Show

SEDEC to Open Doors for Export

SEDEC 2024, organized with the support of the SSB and the SSI, will open its doors on 21-23 May with the slogan "Target export".

Bahrain Acquires M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams MBT, Paying $2.2 Billion
Land

Bahrain Acquires M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams MBT, Paying $2.2 Billion

DSCA approved Bahrain’s acquisition request to acquire M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams Main Battle Tanks for an estimated cost of $2.2 billion.

BAE Systems Unveils AMPV-Based C-UAS System
Weapon / Missile

BAE Systems Unveils AMPV-Based C-UAS System

BAE Systems has announced the firing tests of a new C-UAS system based on an Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV).

UK Embodies ECRS Mk.2 Radar on Eurofighter Jet
Air Sensors

UK Embodies ECRS Mk.2 Radar on Eurofighter Jet

BAE Systems and Leonardo UK have announced that they have installed the ECRS Mk.2 radar on a Eurofighter fighter jet.

Australia Upgrades 'Anzac' Frigates Mk.45 Mod.2 Main Guns
Navy / Maritime Modernisation Weapon / Missile

Australia Upgrades 'Anzac' Frigates Mk.45 Mod.2 Main Guns

BAE Systems has announced that it has won a contract from Australia to upgrade the Mk.45 Mod.2 (127mm) main guns of the 'Anzac' class frigates (MEKO-200).

U.S. Army Awards BAE Systems M777 Howitzer Production
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Army Awards BAE Systems M777 Howitzer Production

U.S. Army awarded BAE Systems a contract to produce the M777 light towed howitzer, with a current budget of $50 million.

GCAP Establishes the GIGO for Collaboration
Defence Politics Air Investment

GCAP Establishes the GIGO for Collaboration

Italy, Japan and the U.K. agreed on the next-generation Global Combat Air Programme GCAP in Tokyo, establishing the GIGO.