Welcome to BAE Systems

We provide some of the world’s most advanced technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions, to help make the future more secure for everyone

Find a new purpose at BAE Systems. Serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us.

Who is BAE Systems?

We are a tech-enabled company who help governments deliver their prime responsibility; providing security and safety for their citizens across air,land, sea and space whilst delivering on strategic programmes around the world working with our customers, suppliers and stakeholders.  

About us

We help to create and uncover solutions by fusing specialist people with cutting edge technology.

We employ a skilled workforce of 90,500 people in more than 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer,manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability,protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

Our purpose
“to serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us, in a corporate culture that is performance driven and values led”

At the core of BAE Systems is an overarching purpose –to play our part in protecting what matters; making the future more secure for everyone by creating bold, pioneering security products and services that can change the world we live in. We build strong and long-standing relationships with our customers because we are trusted suppliers and home to a wide range of talented people.

To continue to do this, we must always look to the future; finding new ways and new ideas to advance. Championing better ways of doing things, striving for excellence in everything we do, being more efficient and sustainable. 

Our values

Our values underpin the ethos and approach we take with our people, our customers and our suppliers, shaping the way we work. They bind and connect our diverse minds and guide our decisions as well as influence our culture. They reflect who we are and who we aspire to be. Together each one ofus is committed to living these values, every day.

At BAE Systems everything we do is steered by three core values: Trusted, Innovative, and Bold.

Our values: Trusted: Being commited - giving our best every day. Doing what we say we will. Doing the right thing. Innovative: Being curious - seeking out new ways to make things better. Learning constantly - from successes and failures. Turning ideas into actions. Bold: Being courageous- speaking up, stepping forward. Seizing opportunities. Realising big ambitions

A career with BAE is unique, incredibly varied and offers you the chance to learn from some of most talented technical minds. Everyone at BAE is given the support, encouragement to pursue their ambitions, interests and drive their career in a way that suits them best.

Diversity and inclusion

Welcome to a place where you can belong

We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it's integral to our culture. We want everyone to be heard and respected, allowing us all to develop and thrive together. 

Working at BAE Systems brings great opportunities, providing a platform for everyone to have a fulfilling career whatever their background. Harnessing the power of our people will create a secure tomorrow for generations to come.

Building a better workplace 

We want to help change the world we live in for the better – and that starts with our workplace. We're committed to building a truly diverse, inclusive, and equitable place to work. We actively promote a culture of respect so everyone can be free to be themselves. It empowers us to do our best work, it enables us to grow, and brings us together to find new and better ways to protect what really matters.

Our future ambitions:

  • By 2030 we have set our ambition for women to make up at least 50% of our Executive Committee and 30% of our workforce
  • Our target is to achieve net zero emissions by 2030
  • We actively support both our national and local communities, collectively volunteering around 1,400 working days every year


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