OverviewSuggest Edit

BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems. It operates in four domains: Air, Maritime, Land, and Cybersecurity. The Air domain is engaged in the manufacture, development, upgrade, and in-service support of Typhoon combat aircraft, Hawk trainer aircraft, electronics equipment for military aircraft, unmanned air, and defense information systems, avionics equipment for commercial aircraft, and missiles and missile systems. The Maritime domain designs and manufactures submarines, warships, naval gun systems, torpedoes, radars, naval command, and combat systems, as well as provides naval ship repair and modernization, support to surface ships, and facilities management services. The Land domain engages in the design, manufacture, upgrade, and support of tracked and amphibious combat vehicles, ammunition and precision munitions, electric and hybrid electric drive systems, artillery systems, and missile launchers. The Cybersecurity domain supplies cyber, intelligence, and security capabilities to government agencies and defense-grade cyber solutions for the commercial market.
TypePublic
Founded1999
HQLondon, GB
Websitebaesystems.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)89,600(+3%)
Job Openings1,799
Revenue (FY, 2019)£18.3 B(+9%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)£5.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at BAE Systems

Charles Woodburn

Charles Woodburn

Group Chief Executive Officer
Dave Armstrong

Dave Armstrong

Group Business Development Director
Dave Lawton

Dave Lawton

Finance Director, Cybersecurity
James Fox

James Fox

Regional Customer Officer EMEA Region, Financial Services
Jeremy Tondreault

Jeremy Tondreault

President Platforms & Services
Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman

Group Managing Director, Air
Show more

BAE Systems Office Locations

BAE Systems has offices in London, Aberdeen, Aiken, Austin and in 26 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
6 Carlton Gardens
Canberra, AU
Level 2 14 Childers St
Ottawa, CA
220 Laurier Ave W
New Delhi, IN
2nd Floor Hotel Le-Meridien Commercial Tower, Raisina Road
Jerusalem, IL
11 Alef Shin Artom Mount Hotzvim, POB 45049
Muscat, OM
Al Azaiba South
Show all (31)

BAE Systems Financials and Metrics

BAE Systems Revenue

Embed Graph
View revenue for all periods
BAE Systems's revenue was reported to be £18.31 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.8% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

9.2b

Net income (H1, 2020)

559.0m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

808.0m

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

17.6b

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

5.4

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

2.5b

EV

21.2b
BAE Systems's current market capitalization is £17.6 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

18.3b16.8b18.3b

Revenue growth, %

3%(8%)9%

Cost of goods sold

7.1b5.9b6.4b

Gross profit

11.3b11.0b11.9b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

8.2b8.7b9.2b

Operating expense total

7.5b7.9b8.5b

Depreciation and amortization

33.0m49.0m49.0m

EBIT

792.0m896.0m808.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

3.3b3.2b2.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.4b1.4b

Inventories

723.0m774.0m835.0m

Current Assets

7.7b9.6b9.2b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

2.1b1.5b2.5b

Inventories

799.0m847.0m951.0m

Current Assets

7.9b8.7b9.6b

PP&E

2.2b2.4b2.6b
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

884.0m1.0b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

728.0m411.0m660.0m

Inventories

(29.0m)(16.0m)(76.0m)

Accounts Payable

454.0m530.0m258.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

485.0m817.0m559.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

188.0m330.0m312.0m

Inventories

(56.0m)(70.0m)(72.0m)

Accounts Payable

(520.0m)(10.7m)(685.0m)
GBPFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

220.2k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x

P/E Ratio

1.1k
Show all financial metrics

BAE Systems Operating Metrics

BAE Systems's Backlog was reported to be £46.1b in H1, 2020.
FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020

Backlog

£41.2 b£39.7 b£48.4 b£47.4 b£45.4 b£46.1 b

Order Intake

£20.26 b£9.7 b£28.28 b£8.42 b£18.45 b£9.34 b

Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System Sold

13 k25 k36 k

Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Systems Sold

8 k10 k12 k
Show all operating metrics

BAE Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PrismaticSeptember 13, 2019
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
Advanced ConceptsFebruary 15, 2011
McClendon HouseFebruary 15, 2011
Show more

BAE Systems Revenue Breakdown

Embed Graph

BAE Systems revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.4% from Maritime, 33.5% from Air, 17.2% from Platforms & Services (US), 8.9% from Cyber & Intelligence, 23.8% from Electronic Systems and 0.2% from Other

BAE Systems revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.3% from Rest of Europe, 20.1% from UK, 5.4% from Rest of Middle East, 14.2% from Saudi Arabia, 47.2% from US and 6.8% from Other

Show all human capital metrics

BAE Systems Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

SecurityScorecard logo

BAE Systems Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

CSRHub logo

BAE Systems Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

BAE Systems Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    67/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    58/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

Learn more on Comparably

BAE Systems News and Updates

BAE Systems to aid F-35 Joint Strike Missile integration

BAE Systems has been awarded a £3m contract to provide key technology and system integration capabilities for Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace’s Joint Strike Missile system on fifth generation F-35 stealth aircraft.

BAE Systems to provide next-generation electric-hybrid power and propulsion system for Southern Wind superyacht

BAE Systems selected to supply and integrate its next-generation system on a new high-performance superyacht.

BAE Systems awarded Qatari training support contract

The United Kingdom's BAE Systems has been awarded a six-year contract to support the training operations of the joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron.

$62 million award from U.S. Army for next-generation missile warning system

BAE Systems has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver the next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System (2CAWS).

CipherTrace and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Partner for Cryptocurrency Intelligence Solutions

CipherTrace is partnering with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, a proven regulatory compliance and transaction monitoring solution, to integrate CipherTrace’s market-leading cryptocurrency intelligence software and transaction risk rating with BAE System’s NetReveal transaction monitoring solution.

FADEC Alliance delivers 10,000th LEAP electronic engine controller

The LEAP EEC is part of the full authority digital engine control (FADEC) used to monitor and control aircraft engine performance during flight.
Show more

BAE Systems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BAE Systems founded?

    BAE Systems was founded in 1999.

  • Who are BAE Systems key executives?

    BAE Systems's key executives are Charles Woodburn, Dave Armstrong and Dave Lawton.

  • How many employees does BAE Systems have?

    BAE Systems has 89,600 employees.

  • What is BAE Systems revenue?

    Latest BAE Systems annual revenue is £18.3 b.

  • What is BAE Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest BAE Systems revenue per employee is £204.3 k.

  • Who are BAE Systems competitors?

    Competitors of BAE Systems include General Dynamics Land Systems, KMW and ST Engineering.

  • Where is BAE Systems headquarters?

    BAE Systems headquarters is located at 6 Carlton Gardens, London.

  • Where are BAE Systems offices?

    BAE Systems has offices in London, Aberdeen, Aiken, Austin and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does BAE Systems have?

    BAE Systems has 31 offices.