BAE Systems has borrowed a page from Formula 1, adding active damping to its CV90 tank and improving its speed over rough terrain by up to 40 percent.
- Scott Burgess
- Mar 26, 2012
The future of the U.S. Army's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program might be powered by a Ford V8. BAE Systems, Northrup Grumman and Meritor Defenses said this afternoon that their proposed light fighting vehicle, which is called the Valanx, will have a Ford Power Stroke 6.7-liter diesel engine under its steel hood. (And likely a .50 cal on its roof.)
- Danny King
- Feb 27, 2012
New renderings and some specifications for the hybrid-electric U.S. Army tank that's been in the works for more than four years have been revealed.
- Adam Morath
- Apr 7, 2011
From Top Gun to James Bond, Hollywood's dramatic use of the ejector seat has been with us for decades. But, if you ask us, all the special effects in Michael Bay's edit suite can't amass the awe of the real thing.
- Sam Abuelsamid
- Mar 26, 2010
Daimler Buses North America has completed the delivery of a major order for hybrid buses to the New York City Transit authority. The New York bus system bought 1,350 Orion VII buses that use a series hybrid drive system produced by BAE systems.
- Sam Abuelsamid
- May 8, 2007
BAE Systems already provides the hybrid electric drive system for DaimlerChrysler's Orion VII buses that are operating in transit fleets around the world. The company has just announced their next-generation system that will be available in 2008 switching to lithium ion batteries. The lithium batteries are using NanoPhosphate electrodes developed by A123Systems. The BAE battery pack is designed to monitor individual cell performance and route around cells that have failed for any reason so that
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