BAE Systems engages in the design, development, manufacture, and support of defense and aerospace systems used in the air, on land, at sea, and in space. The Company provides electronic systems and subsystems for military and commercial applications. Besides, it offers security and protection products for law enforcement and first responders and armored combat vehicles, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions, as well as support and service solutions for defense, intelligent, and civilian systems. 

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
83,500 (est)+2%
Bae Systems was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People/Management at Bae Systems

Jerry DeMuro

Jerry DeMuro

President & CEO
Roger Carr

Roger Carr

Tom Arseneault

Tom Arseneault

Chief Operating Officer
Harriet Green

Harriet Green

Non-Executive Director
Lynn C. Minella

Lynn C. Minella

Group Human Resources Director
Charles Woodburn

Charles Woodburn

Chief Executive

Bae Systems Office Locations

Bae Systems has offices in London, Farnborough, Christchurch, Portsmouth and in 11 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
6 Carlton Gardens
Farnborough, GB
Farnborough Aerospace Centre
Rockville, US
1601 Research Blvd
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Bae Systems Financials and Metrics

Bae Systems Financials

Bae Systems's revenue was reported to be £17.8 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (H1, 2017)

9 b

Gross profit (H1, 2017)

799 m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2017), %


Net income (H1, 2017)

559 m

EBIT (H1, 2017)

865 m

Market capitalization (05-Oct-2017)

19.6 b

Closing share price (05-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Jun-2017)

2.4 b
Bae Systems's current market capitalization is £19.6 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


15.4 b16.8 b17.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

14.4 b15.6 b16.3 b

Gross profit

1 b1.2 b1.5 b
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


8 b8.3 b9 b

Cost of goods sold

7.4 b7.6 b8.2 b

Gross profit

633 m715 m799 m

Gross profit Margin, %

GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.3 b2.5 b2.8 b

Accounts Receivable

2.9 b2.9 b3.3 b

Current Assets

6 b6.3 b7 b


1.6 b1.7 b2.1 b
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


1.4 b2.2 b2.4 b

Accounts Receivable

3.1 b3.3 b3.7 b

Current Assets

5.3 b6.5 b7 b


1.6 b1.9 b2.1 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

752 m943 m938 m

Depreciation and Amortization

657 m460 m345 m

Accounts Receivable

197 m60 m(93 m)


(1 m)(6 m)95 m
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Net Income

398 m418 m559 m

Depreciation and Amortization

184 m110 m167 m

Accounts Receivable

(248 m)(155 m)(411 m)


(36 m)29 m(74 m)
GBPY, 2017


107.9 k

Financial Leverage

6.5 x
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Bae Systems Operating Metrics

Bae Systems's Backlog was reported to be $42.3 b in H1, 2017
FY, 2014H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017

Order Intake

£15.1 b£14.92 b£22.44 b£10.65 b


£40.5 b£37.3 b£36.8 b£36.3 b£42 b$42.3 b



Airplanes Delivered

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Bae Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
IAP ResearchFebruary 21, 2017
Eclipse Electronic SystemsDecember 12, 2014$28 m
SilverskyOctober 21, 2014$232.5 m
Signal Innovations GroupOctober 02, 2014
Marine Hydraulics InternationalNovember 15, 2012
Fairchild ImagingJanuary 21, 2012
Norkom TechnologiesJanuary 14, 2012
ETI A/SDecember 22, 2010$147.8 m
OASYS TechnologySeptember 07, 2010
Advanced Ceramics ManufacturingMarch 12, 2009$14.7 m
Detica PLCJuly 28, 2008£531 m
MTC TechnologiesNovember 24, 2007$450 m
Armor HoldingsJuly 31, 2007£2.3 b
United Defense, L.P.May 27, 2005
DigitalNetSeptember 11, 2004$600 m

Bae Systems Market Value History

Bae Systems Revenue Breakdown

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Bae Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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