BAE Systems wins SELEX Galileo contract

BAE Systems Manufacturing, at Hillend in Fife, has been awarded a contract worth around £20m to provide procurement and electronic manufacturing services to SELEX Galileo, as part of its contract to deliver the Typhoon Tranche 3a Captor radar programme, which is the primary sensor for the Typhoon jet.

Work on the programme is due to commence at BAE Systems Hillend facility this year and will run until 2013.