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BAE SYSTEMS RECEIVES CONTRACTS FOR WARFIGHTER INDIVIDUAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TOTALLING $43 MILLION

10-08-2007

ARLINGTON, Virginia - BAE Systems has been awarded seven contracts valued at $43.5 million to provide a range of protective equipment to the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps. This equipment includes the Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH), helmet-mounted sensors for the ACH, outer tactical vests, torso plates and side body armor plates, and load-carrying pocket sets for use with body armor ensembles.

"Our body armor and helmet products continue to be in significant demand for protection of our warfighters," said Denny Dellinger, president of BAE Systems Mobility & Protection Systems. "We have made a major commitment to expanding capacity for our Individual Equipment businesses and we are very pleased our DoD customers continue to depend on us for leading-edge technologies."

The work will be performed at BAE Systems facilities in Jessup, Pennsylvania; Phoenix, Arizona and Jefferson City, Tennessee.

For more information, please visit BAE Systems AUSA Press Kit.

About BAE Systems
BAE Systems is the premier global defense and aerospace company, delivering a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, information technology solutions and customer support services. BAE Systems, with 96,000 employees worldwide, had 2006 sale that exceeded $27 billion on a pro forma basis, assuming BAE Systems had owned Armor Holdings, Inc. for the whole of 2006.

For further information, please contact:
Doug Coffey, BAE Systems
Tel: +1 703 312 6121 Mobile: +1 703 399 1216
doug.coffey@baesystems.com


Shannon Smith, BAE Systems
Tel: +1 703 907 8257 Mobile: +1 703 967 3854
shannon.n.smith@baesystems.com



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