BAE Systems plc

Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

Founded: 30 November 1999

Employees: 89,600

LSE: BA. -0.98%

Market Cap

£38.27 Billion

GBP as of July 1, 2024

US$48.42 Billion

Market Cap History

Company Description

BAE Systems plc, is a global defense, aerospace, and security solutions operating in five segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (US), Air, and Maritime. BAE Systems provides electronic warfare and communication systems, cyber-hardening aircraft and missile systems, C4ISR system services, data intelligence, and anti-fraud solutions. They manufacture combat vehicles, weapons, and munitions, develop combat and trainer aircraft, and design naval ships, submarines, and weapon systems.

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Detailed Description

BAE Systems plc provides defense, aerospace, and security solutions worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (US), Air, and Maritime. The Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems, electro-optical sensors, military and commercial digital engine and flight controls, precision guidance and seeker solutions, military communication systems and data links, persistent surveillance systems, and hybrid electric drive systems. The Cyber & Intelligence segment provides solutions to modernize, maintain, and test cyber-harden aircraft, radars, missile systems, and mission applications that detect and deter threats to national security; systems engineering, integration, and sustainment services for C4ISR systems and enterprise IT networks; and solutions and services to enhance the collection, analysis, and processing of data across the US civilian and military intelligence communities. It also offers data intelligence solutions to defend against national-scale threats, protect their networks, and data against attacks; security and intelligence solutions to the United Kingdom government and allied international governments; anti-fraud and regulatory compliance solutions; and enterprise-level data and digital services. The Platforms & Services (US) segment manufactures combat vehicles, weapons, and munitions, as well as provides ship repair services and the management of government-owned munitions facilities. The Air segment develops, manufactures, upgrades, and supports combat and jet trainer aircraft. The Maritime segment designs, manufactures, and supports surface ships, submarines, torpedoes, radars, and command and combat systems; and supplies naval gun systems. It also supplies naval weapon systems, missile launchers, and precision munitions. The company was incorporated in 1979 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Product & Services

Civil and military aerospace Defence electronics Naval vessels Munitions Land warfare systems, Maintenance, consultancy, training etc.

Key People

Sir Roger Carr (Chairman) Charles Woodburn (CEO)


Revenue: £19.52 billion (2021)

Operating income: £2.39 billion (2021)

Net income: £1.91 billion (2021)

Total assets: £27.14 billion (2021)

Total equity: £7.67 billion (2021)



6 Carlton Gardens

London, SW1Y 5AD

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 1252 373 232