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BAE Systems PLC (BAES.L)

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BAE Systems PLC recommends final dividend
Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 08:46am EDT 

BAE Systems PLC:Recommends a final dividend of 12.3p per share making a total of 20.5p per share for the year, an increase of 2 pct over 2013.Dividend will be paid on June 1, 2015 to holders of ordinary shares registered on April 17, 2015.  Full Article

BAE Systems to provide complete flight control electronics suite for Boeing 777X Aircraft
Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 10:23am EST 

BAE Systems plc:Says the Boeing Co has selected BAE Systems to provide the Remote Electronic Units (REU) for both variants of the 777X aircraft.BAE Systems will support the 777X technology advancements by developing and producing the REUs for localized control of the wing surface actuators such as ailerons, flaperons, elevator, rudder, stabilizer, high lift, and new wingtips.  Full Article

BAE Systems Plc gives FY 2015 earnings guidance; recommends dividend
Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 02:00am EST 

BAE Systems Plc:Expects FY 2015 underlying earnings per share to be marginally higher than in 2014, including some reliance on anticipated naval and aircraft orders.Reported FY 2014 EPS of 38.0 pence.FY 2015 EPS of 39.40 Pence - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Recommends final dividend of 12.3 pence per share making total of 20.5 pence per share for year, an increase of 2 pct over 2013.  Full Article

HAL signs contract with BAE Systems plc-Business Standard
Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 10:07am EST 

BAE Systems plc:Secured a five-year contract worth about 1.77 bln Indian Rupees (18.5 million Pounds) to provide the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) with support for Hawk Mk 132-Business Standard.According to a release from HAL, it includes a package comprising of ground support equipment, spares, support and training for the Hawk Mk132 advanced jet trainer.This will support HAL’s plans to establish a dedicated repair and overhaul facility for the aircraft in 2016.  Full Article

BAE Systems to provide radio communications integration support for new U.S. navy ships
Monday, 2 Feb 2015 10:16am EST 

BAE Systems plc:Says U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a nine-year contract to support radio and communications systems design and integration for 13 surface combatant ships.Initial award is valued at $28.4 million with total value of nine-year contract estimated at $187.4 million.BAE Systems' work will be completed as part of Navy's new construction program, which is designed to field advanced capability to new surface combatant ships for U.S. Naval fleet.Under DDG VI Radio Communications Systems (RCS) contract, BAE Systems' experts will provide systems engineering, production, and integration for 12 DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers and one DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer.Company has held RCS contract since 1985.Work is being completed as part of Navy's new construction program, which is designed to field advanced capability new surface combatant ships for U.S. Naval fleet.  Full Article

BAE Systems awarded $43 mln mission training contract to Support National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 10:13am EST 

BAE Systems plc:Says National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded BAE Systems five-year contract with estimated total value of $43 mln to provide mission essential training and instructional support to NGA analysts and intelligence officers stationed across United States and around world.Under the Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Learning Program contract, BAE Systems experts will provide NGA analysts with robust training curriculum that includes more than 70 different courses from entry- through expert-level.Courses promote core curriculum designed to sharpen analysts' expertise in tradecraft areas such as imagery analysis, Activity Based Intelligence, and human geography.These courses also provide context and background on different tools and sensors to help analysts expedite data collection, enrich their talents in processing intelligence, and enhance their skills in imagery collection management.  Full Article

BAE Systems Plc secures contract to begin armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Program
Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 06:10pm EST 

BAE Systems Plc:Says that it was awarded a contract worth up to $1.2 billion from the U.S. Army for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) and Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV).The program aims to provide the U.S. Army with a highly survivable and mobile fleet of vehicles that addresses a critical need to replace the Vietnam-era M113s.  Full Article

BAE Systems announces acquisition of Eclipse Electronic Systems
Friday, 12 Dec 2014 02:00am EST 

BAE Systems Plc:Enters into an agreement with Esterline Corporation for the proposed acquisition of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Eclipse Electronic Systems, Inc.For cash consideration of about $28 mln.Proposed acquisition is conditional upon receiving certain regulatory approvals.Anticipates the proposed acquisition will be completed during the first quarter of 2015.  Full Article

BAE Systems plc announces SilverSky acquisition
Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 02:39am EDT 

BAE Systems plc:Says that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Perimeter Internetworking Corp., which trades as SilverSky, a commercial cyber service provider, for $232.5 million (about 144.4 million pounds) on a cash free and debt free basis.The transaction is expected to close before the end of 2014.  Full Article

BAE Systems plc announces issue of bonds
Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 02:00am EDT 

BAE Systems plc:Says private placement of guaranteed notes to qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and to non-U.S. persons outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.Notes will be issued by BAE Systems Holdings Inc. and guaranteed by BAE Systems plc.Notes to be issued consist of $800 mln aggregate principal amount of notes paying 3.800 pct interest and maturing on Oct. 7, 2024 and $300 mln aggregate principal amount of Notes paying 4.750 pct interest and maturing on Oct. 7, 2044.Net proceeds of the offering will be used for general corporate purposes, including repayment of indebtedness.Offering is expected to close on or about Oct. 7, 2014.  Full Article

BRIEF-UK's CMA to review undertakings given BAE Systems 1999 deal

* To review undertakings given by British Aerospace Plc, now BAE Systems Plc, arising from acquisition of General Electric Co unit in Nov 1999