About BAE Systems
BAE Systems is the premier global defence, security and aerospace company delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. With approximately 105,000 employees worldwide, BAE Systems’ sales exceeded £18.5 billion (US $34.4 billion) in 2008.
About BAE Systems Australia
BAE Systems is Australia’s largest defence company and offers the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and security customers total capability across the aerospace, land, maritime and joint domains.
We are a leading provider of communications, electronic warfare systems, military air support, air defence, mission support systems, land combat systems, maintenance, garrison support and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. We combine key skills in engineering and systems integration and employ more than 6,500 people who support customers at 100 locations around Australia.
We work to optimise the ADF’s military capability by delivering the most efficient, value-for-money solutions. We draw on the strengths of our global company to develop greater capabilities that ensure better protection for Australia and our soldiers, sailors and aircrews.
Land & Integrated SystemsThe Land and Integrated Systems Business Unit provides integrated capability and support solutions across the land sector, and the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare (C4ISREW) domains.
Located around Australia, Land and Integrated Systems leads BAE Systems' efforts to secure a strategic presence in Australia's growing security and border protection markets by building on existing strengths in areas such as cyber security and critical infrastructure protection.
The Aerospace Business Unit provides systems integration and sustainment solutions to Australia’s current and future military air platforms. It is also at the forefront of autonomous systems development and in the provision of aviation solutions to the ADF and other regional defence partners.
The Maritime Business Unit designs, builds, integrates and supports maritime platforms and naval weapon systems and is the leading capability provider to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Defence LogisticsThe Defence Logistics business manages national warehousing and distribution services, and maintenance support of selected land materiel and electronic equipment for the Australian Defence Force.
It delivers these services through the Defence Integrated Distribution System (DIDS) and Albury Wodonga Military Area contracts.
Defence Logistics employs approximately 1500 people who support a stores, distribution and equipment repair network across 24 warehousing facilities and seven major equipment repair and maintenance workshops strategically located around Australia.