The firm said 330 jobs will be lost through the closure of the Newcastle site, which is currently making Terrier vehicles for the Army. Jobs will also go at the Washington site.
BAE will close at the end of 2013, a recent business review concluded that there was no prospect of new UK armoured vehicle manufacturing work once production of the Terrier ends next year.
Over 300 jobs could be lost after defence firm BAE Systems announced plans to close its factory in Newcastle.
Defence company BAE Systems has announced plans to close its factory in Newcastle. More than 330 jobs will be lost as a result.
BAE Systems is planning close its factory in Newcastle with the loss of 330 jobs. Jobs will also go at their Washington site.