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BAE Systems is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, 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. It also 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. 

HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)85,800(+4%)
Job Openings2,371
Revenue (FY, 2018)£16.8 B(-8%)
Share Price (Jan 2019)$358.3

Key People/Management at Bae Systems

Charles Woodburn

Charles Woodburn

Tom Arseneault

Tom Arseneault

President, COO
Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman

Group Managing Director, Air
Philip Bramwell

Philip Bramwell

Group General Counsel
Jerry DeMuro

Jerry DeMuro

CEO of BAE Systems
Karin Hoeing

Karin Hoeing

Group Human Resources Director
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Bae Systems Office Locations

Bae Systems has offices in London, Aberdeen, Albuquerque, Austin and in 29 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
Al Azaiba , OM
Al Anwar Street Street 268 Building 714
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Bae Systems Financials and Metrics

Bae Systems Revenue

Bae Systems's revenue was reported to be £16.82 b in FY, 2018 which is a 8.2% decrease from the previous period.

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Bae Systems's current market capitalization is $203.5 b.
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Bae Systems Operating Metrics

Bae Systems's Backlog was reported to be £47.4b in H1, 2019.
FY, 2014H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019


£40.50 b£37.30 b£36.80 b£36.30 b£42 b£42.30 b£41.20 b£39.70 b£48.40 b£47.40 b

Order Intake

£15.10 b£14.92 b£7.05 b£22.44 b£10.65 b£20.26 b£9.70 b£28.28 b£8.42 b

Airplanes Delivered

219 236 232

Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System Sold

3.50 k5 k8 k13 k25 k
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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$232.50 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
SpecTalFebruary 15, 2011
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Bae Systems Revenue Breakdown

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Bae Systems revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.2% from Electronic Systems, 9.4% from Cyber & Intelligence, 16.8% from Platforms & Services (US), 33.1% from Air, 17.2% from Maritime and 0.2% from Other

Bae Systems revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 21.5% from UK, 7.0% from Rest of Europe, 45.9% from US, 14.6% from Saudi Arabia and 11.0% from Other

Bae Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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Bae Systems News and Updates

Airborne Collision Avoidance System Market Top Manufacturers, Regions, Types, Major Drivers, top key players like Bae Systems PLC, Flarm Technology, Garmin, Revenue and Forecast 2018-2023

Airborne Collision Avoidance System Market provides a forward looking perspective on different factors driving or restraining market growth Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global Connected Aircraft Market Key Players - Bae Systems , Cobham, Digecor , Global Eagle Entertainment, Honeywell International

The Report “Connected Aircraft Market” provides Key Benefits, Key Market Segments, Secondary and Primary Research, Analyst Tools and Models to 2025. The Report will assist Reader with Better Understanding and Decision Making. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Port Security Market 2018: Global Analysis by Key Players – Honeywell, SAAB, Siemens, Unisys, Bae Systems

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Port Security Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Cyber Security Global Market 2018: Key Players – Bae Systems Inc., Barracuda Networks Inc, Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp., Cisco Systems Inc., Dell Inc.

Cyber Security -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Military Communications 2018 Global Market Key Players -Alcatel-Lucent, Bae Systems, General Dynamics, Harris Corporation, L-3 Communication

Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Military Communications – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Bae Systems Blogs

BAE Systems' Technology Demonstrates Potential to Improve Detection of Vulnerable Children

High profile child abuse cases identify need for ground-breaking, data analytics pilot

Fresh Tactics

MIDS JTRS enables the modernization of military tactical data link terminals

An Emergency Room on Tracks

The two medical variants in the Army’s AMPV program are well-equipped to treat soldiers and save lives on the front lines.

Joint lab to underpin shipbuilding jobs of tomorrow

A transformative new collaboration between Flinders University and ASC Shipbuilding will bring Industry 4.0 and advanced manufacturing to the Hunter class frigates in South Australia’s new digital shipyard.

BAE Systems unveils next-generation electric propulsion system for transit buses to help cities around the world Get to Zero emissions

BAE Systems latest battery electric system will help transit operators decrease emissions while increasing traveling distance before a charge.

U.S. Army awards BAE Systems $148.3 million contract for M88A2 HERCULES armored recovery vehicles

BAE Systems has been awarded a $148.3 million contract by the U.S. Army to upgrade 43 M88A1 heavy-lift vehicles for added capability to evacuate damaged or stranded combat vehicles from the battlefield.
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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, Tom Arseneault and Chris Boardman.

  • How many employees does Bae Systems have?

    Bae Systems has 85,800 employees.

  • What is Bae Systems revenue?

    Latest Bae Systems annual revenue is £16.8 b.

  • What is Bae Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest Bae Systems revenue per employee is £196 k.

  • Who are Bae Systems competitors?

    Competitors of Bae Systems include Transdigm, Cobham and Northrop Grumman.

  • 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, Albuquerque, Austin and in 29 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bae Systems have?

    Bae Systems has 33 offices.