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BAE Systems Awarded Two Armored Vehicle Awards Totaling More Than USD 150M

ARLINGTON, Va. - BAE Systems Land & Armaments has received two contract awards totaling more than $150 million to provide RG31 and RG32M vehicles to the United Arab Emirates and Sweden.

"These awards mark a significant success in our Land business," said Chris Chambers, vice president and general manager of Tactical Wheeled Vehicles for BAE Systems. "The RG31 and RG32M have consistently delivered superior levels of protection from mines, improvised explosive devices and other threats to many customers world-wide and mark a standard of operational effectiveness."

The RG31 is a mature, combat proven mine protected armored personnel carrier designed, developed and manufactured by BAE Systems in South Africa. In total, over 2,166 RG31 vehicles have been delivered.

The RG32M, which is extensively in service with the Swedish Armed Forces, has various military and non-military applications to fulfill a wide spectrum of command, liaison, scouting, patrol and peacekeeping roles.

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Source : BAE Systems PLC (LSE: BAES.L)

Published on ASDNews: Dec 24, 2011


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