A M2A3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle from War Machine Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division moves into position during a platoon live fire exercise, Sept. 10, 2021 at Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Tobias Cukale)

BAE Systems receives $383 million services contract for Bradleys and MLRS carriers

BAE Systems has received a five-year, $383 million contract from the U.S. Army to perform technical and sustainment support services for its fleet of Bradley Fighting Vehicles and M993 Multiple Launch Rocket System carriers.

Under the contract, the BAE Systems System Technical Support (STS) and Sustainment System Technical Support (SSTS) teams will provide on-going engineering and logistics services to keep the family of Bradley Fighting Vehicles ready to support Soldiers’ missions. The vehicles include the M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) and M7 Bradley Fire Support Team (BFIST) variants. The M993 MLRS carrier is part of the M270 MLRS, the Army’s tracked heavy launch platform for the MLRS Family of Munitions.

A M2A3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle from War Machine Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division moves into position during a platoon live fire exercise, Sept. 10, 2021 at Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Tobias Cukale)

Equipping our men and women on the front lines with proven combat capabilities positions them to be unmatched in battle.

We are proud to continue our partnership with the U.S. Army to ensure the Bradley and M993 MLRS are prepared to support mission readiness.

Scott Davis, vice president of BAE Systems’ ground vehicles product line

Work on the Bradley Family of Vehicles and MLRS carriers will be performed at BAE Systems’ facilities in San Jose, California; Sterling Heights, Michigan; Phoenix, Arizona; and, other locations around the world.

Source: BAE Systems news release

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