BAE Systems launches cyberthreat protection suite for military vehicles, systems
Fox Shield suite can be used in ground, air or space vehicles
Arlington-based defense contractor BAE Systems Inc. (the U.S. subsidiary of United Kingdom-based BAE Systems plc) announced Tuesday it has launched a new cyberthreat detection and mitigation product suite to help military customers protect vehicles and systems from cyberthreats.
The Fox Shield suite is designed to help platforms detect, respond to and recover from cyberattacks and can be used in ground, air and space vehicles.
“Cyberprotection was not necessarily a mission-critical capability when some of these platforms were first developed. That’s why we designed the Fox Shield cyber-resilience system to be easily integrated into new and legacy platforms,” Michael Weber, technical manager for FAST Labs’ Cyber Technology group at BAE Systems, said in a statement. “Security for our warfighters and their platforms is our mission, and this solution offers valuable protection in the cyber domain.”
BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development team created the product suite.
The offering can be used on existing platform computer systems or as a standalone solution.
BAE Systems Inc. employs approximately 35,100 people across the U.S., U.K., Sweden and Israel. The company generated $11.4 billion in sales last year. BAE Systems Inc. is an independent U.S. subsidiary of England-based BAE Systems plc, one of Europe’s top defense contractors.