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AUSA 2017: Army modernisation proves lucrative for BAE

6th October 2017 - 18:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


As prime contractor for several vehicle modernisation programmes with the US Army, BAE Systems is expected to see a significant ramp up in work over the next several years as production contracts continue and new orders come online.

The company is leading modernisation of several legacy platforms including the M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, M88 Recovery Vehicle and the M109 self-propelled howitzer. BAE Systems is also responsible for the army’s new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV), which is set to replace the legacy M113.

Indeed, the outlook is rosier and factory floors are busier than just a few years ago

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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