Bradley Fighting Vehicles to get situational awareness upgrade from BAE Systems

BAE Systems won a $47 million contract modification to enhance 95 of the Bradley Fighting Vehicles by replacing old and damaged components with updated equipment and technology. The Bradley vehicles will be reset and converted from the Bradley Operation Desert Storm (ODS) model to the Bradley Operation Desert Storm Situational Awareness (ODS SA) configuration. The Bradley ODS SA vehicle features digitized electronics for optimum situational awareness, network connectivity, and communication within the Heavy Brigade Combat Team. The modernization process will replace obsolete equipment with updated components, restoring the vehicle to pre-combat condition. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management. Vehicle deliveries will begin in the spring of 2012 and will end in June 2012.

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