BAE Systems upgrades BATS

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth $7m to upgrade its Bradley advanced training systems (BATS).

The contract covers the upgrades to the command and control of 34 previously fielded BATS and 17 systems currently being manufactured.

According to BAE Systems, the upgraded devices will help to train crew coordination skills in desert, urban and woodland terrain environments.

BAE Systems will carry out the upgrade work at its Orlando, Florida site.