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BAE Wins Extension From Air Force On Space Radar Work

Law360, San Diego (February 25, 2014, 10:48 PM EST) -- BAE Systems PLC said Monday it had received the green light from the U.S. Air Force Space Command to continue to maintain the agency’s space radars used for missile warning and space surveillance operations under a three-year contract extension.

The British defense contractor has been managing and operating the so-called Solid State Phased Array Radar System since 2007, and the extension raises the cumulative value of the contract to about $540 million. The system is a network of radars that tracks more than 16,000 objects orbiting...
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