BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,400 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military...

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BAE Systems is a global defence and security company.
Customers in more than 100 countries.
Approximately 83,400 employees worldwide.
The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces.

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Activity returns to Portsmouth shipyard

The centre will be the primary base to refit the navy’s fleet of Hunt-class mine counter-measures vessels Activity is once again being seen at Portsmouth’s shipyard, with the opening of a new BAE Systems maintenance hub. BAE Systems previously cut almost 1,800 jobs and ended shipbuilding at the historic site in 2014. The Small Ships Centre of Specialisation, based at the newly named Vernon Complex within the large ship hall on site, will be the primary base to refit...

Jun 3, 2016

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BAE bids for Challenger 2 life-extension work

The £600m project aims to extend the battle tank’s life to 2035 BAE Systems is to lead a consortium with key players in the defence industry to bid for the life-extension project for the Ministry of Defence’s Challenger 2 tank. As well as BAE, ‘Team Challenger 2’ comprises six other companies: General Dynamics Land Systems-UK, General Dynamics Mission Systems-International, Leonardo-Finmeccanica (formerly Selex ES), Moog, Qinetiq and Safran Electronics...

Jul 7, 2016

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BAE Systems opens £15.6m aerospace skills and training academy

The centre marks the single largest investment in aerospace skills in the UK. BAE Systems has opened its £15.6 million training academy at Samlesbury, Lancashire, in order to create a pipeline of talent that can meet the future technical demands of its military aircraft business. The Academy for Skills and Knowledge (ASK) marks the single largest investment in skills for the UK’s aerospace sector to date. Designed and built over the past three years, the 7,400m2 building...

Dec 7, 2016

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BAE Systems begins making body armour that delivers power and data ...

It is estimated that the body armour is 40% lighter than alternative solution BAE Systems is beginning production of its “revolutionary” body armour that provides power and data connections to soldiers when worn, it announced at the Farnborough Air Show last month. Military forces around the world have embraced the use of electronic equipment such as night-vision goggles, thermal imaging, radios, GPS and drones. However, the batteries required to power these devices add...

Aug 4, 2016

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