U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $70 Million Contract for Upgraded Mk 45 Gun Systems

U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $70 Million Contract for Upgraded Mk 45 Gun Systems
BAE Systems will deliver five Mk 45 naval gun systems to the U.S. Navy under a recently issued $70.6 million contract to upgrade existing guns to the Mod 4 configuration, increasing their firepower and extending their range. “The Mk 45 retains its reputation as the industry standard for large-caliber naval guns, and the Mod 4 makes it adaptable to...

BAE Systems will deliver five Mk 45 naval gun systems to the U.S. Navy under a recently issued $70.6 million contract to upgrade existing guns to the Mod 4 configuration, increasing their firepower and extending their range.

“The Mk 45 retains its reputation as the industry standard for large-caliber naval guns, and the Mod 4 makes it adaptable to advanced munitions,” said Joseph Senftle, vice president and general manager of Weapon Systems at BAE Systems. “We are the world leader in developing and manufacturing maritime guns and producing reliable and affordable technology that meets the warfighter’s needs today and into the future.”

Source: armadainternational.com