News: BAE Systems secures $538 million contract for US army
BAE Systems has secured a $538 million U.S. Army contract to remanufacture Bradley vehicles and provide spare parts, with options for additional vehicle remanufacturing and spares.
Tuesday, 22nd July 2008
Under the initial contract, BAE Systems will remanufacture 160 M2A3 vehicles, 60 M3A3 vehicles and 32 M3A3 Bradley Fire Support Team Vehicles in conjunction with the Red River Army Depot through a public private partnership. Initial disassembly and subsystem rebuild will be performed at the depot, with final disassembly and structural modifications completed by BAE Systems in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Final assembly, integration and test will be conducted at the company’s facility in York, Pennsylvania. The company will also provide 200 different types of spare parts in varying quantities.
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