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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 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.

HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)87,800(+3%)
Job Openings1,140
Revenue (FY, 2019)£18.3 B(+9%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)£4.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at BAE Systems

Charles Woodburn

Charles Woodburn

Group Chief Executive Officer and Director
Dave Armstrong

Dave Armstrong

Group Business Development Director
Paul Stacey

Paul Stacey

Regional Customer Officer North America Region, Financial Services
Dave Lawton

Dave Lawton

Finance Director, Cybersecurity
James Fox

James Fox

Regional Customer Officer EMEA Region, Financial Services
Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman

Group Managing Director, Air
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BAE Systems Office Locations

BAE Systems has offices in London, Aberdeen, Albuquerque, Arlington and in 30 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
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BAE Systems Financials and Metrics

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BAE Systems's revenue was reported to be £18.31 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.8% increase from the previous period.

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BAE Systems's current market capitalization is £15.9 b.
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BAE Systems Operating Metrics

BAE Systems's Backlog was reported to be £46.1b in H1, 2020.
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Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System Sold

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Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Systems Sold

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BAE Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PrismaticSeptember 13, 2019
IAP ResearchFebruary 21, 2017
Eclipse Electronic SystemsDecember 12, 2014$28 m
SilverskyOctober 21, 2014$232.50 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
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BAE Systems Cybersecurity Score

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BAE Systems Revenue Breakdown

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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

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BAE Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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BAE Systems News and Updates

Commercial Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Market - Global Forecast to 2025 Featuring Honeywell Int'l, BAE Systems, Thales, L3 Harris Technologies, Garmin, United Technologies Corp

Dublin, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Commercial Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Commercial Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Market is anticipated to register a …

BAE Systems continues mission-critical F-35 EW system production

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin for the production and delivery of additional electronic warfare (EW) systems for Lot 15, Lot 16 long lead, sustainment spares and retro fit kits for the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II, providing advanced situational awareness and threat…

£317m contract awarded to develop next generation radar for the Royal Air Force Typhoon

BAE Systems and Leonardo have been awarded a contract to develop the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA), the European Common Radar System Mark 2(ECRS Mk2) radar, to a standard ready to be integrated on to RAF Typhoons. It will sustain more than 600 highly skilled jobs across the country, inc…

First production Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle ready for delivery to U.S. Army

The AMPV is central to the Army’s modernization objectives and comes in five variants to meet a wide range of missions across the battlefield. “Finalizing the first AMPV for delivery marks a major milestone for the program and the U.S. Army,” said Bill Sheehy, AMPV program director for BAE Systems…

BAE Systems wins $495 million contract to continue range instrumentation support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded BAE Systems a $495 million contract to continue to provide a wide range of instrumentation support and sustainment services to military and government agencies for the U.S. and its allies. BAE Systems has been involved in the Instrumentation Range Support Program (IRSP…

BAE Systems announces deal to acquire technology and data specialists Techmodal

BAE Systems has strengthened its technology and data portfolio with a deal to buy Techmodal, a UK-based data consultancy and digital services company. Techmodal, which is based in Bristol and has approximately 120 employees and 30 associates, has a number of long term contracts with the UK Ministry …
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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, Dave Armstrong and Paul Stacey.

  • How many employees does BAE Systems have?

    BAE Systems has 87,800 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 £208.5 k.

  • Who are BAE Systems competitors?

    Competitors of BAE Systems include Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin.

  • 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, Arlington and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does BAE Systems have?

    BAE Systems has 34 offices.