BAE Systems wins U.S. deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Defence giant BAE Systems <BAES.L> has won a $600 million (387 million pound) contract to refurbish heavy infantry vehicles for the United States army.

The company, which generates over half its $34 billion sales from the U.S, said in a statement on Tuesday it would repair and upgrade over 600 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, with deliveries to be completed by March 2010.

(Reporting by John Bowker; Editing by Hans Peters)

Article Published: 19/05/2009