BAE Wins 737 Contract

By Tish Drake | December 18, 2007
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BAE Systems received a $37 million contract to provide mission computer system suites for four Boeing 737 airborne early warning and control aircraft, supporting the Republic of Korea's EX program. BAE Systems said the 737 EX program will provide the Republic of Korea with enhanced airborne surveillance, communications and battle-management capabilities. Under contract from Boeing, EX program prime contractor, BAE Systems also will provide three software development labs to support development, integration, and training of the new mission computer system. The mission computer suite consists of a computer processor with embedded map server and flight-deck tactical display functionality. The suite provides all central mission computing, mass data storage and high-speed local-area network capability. Delivery of the first software development lab is scheduled for July 2008. The first mission computer system suite is scheduled for April 2009.


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