|Stock:||BAE Systems PLC|
|Industry:||Aerospace & Defense|
|BAE Systems PLC is engaged in a global defence and security business. It delivers a range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. Its reporting segments are Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (US), Platforms & Services (UK), Platforms & Services (International), and HQ. Electronic Systems comprises the US-based former Electronic Solutions defence electronics activities, including electronic warfare systems and electro-optical sensors, together with the US-headquartered former Platform Solutions activities, including military and commercial digital engine and flight controls, and hybrid electric drive systems. Cyber & Intelligence comprises the Group's cyber, secure government, and commercial and financial security activities within the US-based Intelligence & Security (I&S) business and the UK-headquartered BAE Systems Detica business. Platforms & Services (US) comprises the US-headquartered Land & Armaments business, with operations in the US, UK, Sweden and South Africa, together with US-based services and sustainment activities, including ship repair and modernization services. Platforms & Services (UK) comprises the Group's UK-based air and maritime activities. In addition, certain shared services activities, including the UK-based Advanced Technology Centre, are now included in this segment having formerly been reported within HQ & Other Businesses. Platforms & Services (International) comprises the Group's businesses in Australia, India and Saudi Arabia, together with its 37.5% interest in the pan-European MBDA joint venture. HQ comprises the group's head office activities, together with a 49.0% interest in Air Astana. The group has operations in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, United States, Asia-Pacific, Africa, Central & South America and Europe.|
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