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Red Arrows Olympic fly past

Here’s a glorious picture from Monday’s parade to celebrate Team GB’s success at the London Olympic Games. Shown are the Red Arrows flying what will probably soon be renamed EADS Systems Hawks. Credit: Defence Images

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Eurofighter programme annual production rate to be slashed

The Eurofighter programme’s annual production rate is to be slashed dramatically as partner nations Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK battle economic difficulties. Details of the reduction emerged as BAE Systems announced plans to axe about 3,000 jobs at several of its sites around the UK, including its Eurofighter Typhoon final assembly site at Warton […]

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BAE Systems hands over 100th Eurofighter Typhoon production aircraft

The UK, Spain, Germany and Italy joined celebrations at BAE Systems in Lancashire, England, this week to mark the handover of the 100th Typhoon production aircraft. This aircraft is the 35th Typhoon to be handed over to the RAF and the 100th production aircraft to be manufactured by the four partner nations. Chris Boardman, BAE Systems managing […]

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DSEi: PICTURE: BAE pitches 146 for military airlift role

BAE Systems has launched a new bid to offer the BAe 146 regional airliner for military transport and airlift applications. Announcing the proposal at the DSEi exhibition in London on 8 September, the company said the military variant could be used to carry between 80 and 109 passengers, or a cargo of between 11t and […]

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Nimrod MRA4 achieves power-on milestone

  BAE Systems has achieved the power-on milestone for the first of nine Nimrod MRA4s on firm order for the UK Royal Air Force. Read on …

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