BAE contracts LaBarge for Bradley support

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- British company BAE Systems has contracted LaBarge Inc. to support the production of A3 Bradley Combat Systems vehicles.

St. Louis-based electronics and electromechanical solutions developer LaBarge was contracted by BAE to provide electronic assemblies for the A3 Bradley Combat Systems.


BAE's Bradley Combat Systems, widely deployed to support U.S. and allied military operations in the Iraqi operational theater, are designed to offer troops protection during close combat in "urban situations as well as in open combat," the release said.

LaBarge officials say work on the $2.9 million electronic assemblies contracts will take place at the company's Arkansas facility.

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