A new production line for the assembly of horizontal and vertical tails for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is installed and running, with a target peak production rate of one set every day.
TM looks at how Mineseeker Operations reclaimed over £125,000 in R&D taxes with the help of Wolverhampton-based tax specialist R&D Tax Claims. (Advertisement feature)
BAE Systems is expected to announce Sir Roger Carr as its new chairman this week.
This month’s Last Word is delivered by guest writer Hugh Scullion, general secretary of the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions. He states the case for renewal of the UK’s Vanguard fleet of submarines as government prepares to publish its Trident Alternatives Review this summer.
Dick Olver, the departing chairman of BAE Systems, today gave a refreshingly frank speech about corruption and his campaign against it during his nine years as chairman.
BAE Systems has installed a new radar system on HMS Iron Duke that can cut through interference equivalent to 10,000 conflicting mobile phone signals and detect objects as small as a tennis ball travelling at three times the speed of sound, more than 25 kilometres away.
Despite a £1.5 billion fall in sales from £19.2 billion to £17.8 billion, defence group BAE Systems managed to cushion the blow to profits by implementing manufacturing efficiencies, making redundancies and selling off businesses in its land and armament division.