Newsletter Subscription


Saturday, Dec 20, 2014


BAE Awarded $25.7 M to Produce Mk 45 Gun Systems

BAE Systems recently received a $25.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to overhaul and upgrade two Mk 45 naval guns, bringing them to the 5-inch 62-caliber Mk 45 Mod 4 configuration. The Mod 4 is an upgrade from the existing Mod 2 design, and significantly enhances overall mission performance.

“This contract illustrates the Navy’s commitment to equipping its ships with the most modern, reliable and precise naval gun systems in existence,” said Mark Signorelli, vice president and general manager of Weapon Systems for BAE Systems. “The cost-effective Mk 45 Mod 4 gun systems improve the accuracy and reliability sailors need to successfully support the Navy’s broad spectrum of missions for its major combatants.”


Upon delivery, the two gun systems will be installed on new construction Arleigh Burke Class (DDG 51) Destroyers. The 5-inch Mk 45 Mod 4 includes strengthened gun and mount subsystems, advanced control system enhancements, a modern touch-screen user interface and a low maintenance gun shield.

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

Published on ASDNews: Aug 16, 2012

 

EAR/ITAR Boot Camp

Jul 14 - 15, 2015 - Seattle, United States

Register More info


MilSatCom Middle East & Africa Conference

Feb 23 - 24, 2015 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Register More info


Surface Warships 2015 Conference

Jan 26 - 29, 2015 - Genoa, Italy

Register More info


© 2004-2014 • ASDNews • be the first to know • contact usterms & conditionsprivacy policyadvertisingfaqs

zpsk