BAE to fix Bradleys

BAE Systems recently received a $227 million contract modification from the US Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command to reset 361 Bradley Operation Desert Storm vehicles returning from Iraq.


BAE Systems recently received a $227 million contract modification from the US Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to reset 361 Bradley Operation Desert Storm (ODS) vehicles returning from Iraq.



BAE Systems, in partnership with Red River Army Depot (RRAD), will return a total of 361 Bradley Combat Systems (262 Bradley IFV, 55 Bradley CFV and 44 Bradley BFIST) to a combat ready status.



Disassembly and component overhaul work will be performed at RRAD and BAE Systems in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Final assembly, integration and test will be conducted at BAE Systems’ York, Pennsylvania facility.



The contract modification includes $40 million previously awarded in two parts in December 2005 and January 2006.


Work on this contract will begin immediately with deliveries scheduled to begin in July 2006 and continue through February 2007.