2015 Year in Review

2015 at a Glance

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced technology, defence, aerospace and security solutions. In 2015, BAE Systems delivered another year of solid performance.

Sales

£17,904M

Underlying EBITA

£1,683M

Underlying EPS

40.2P

Order backlog

£36.8BN

Operating Profit

£1,502M

Basic EPS

29.0P

Operating business cash flow

£681M

Net Debt

£(1,422)M

Dividend per share

20.9P

Our Business

BAE Systems has strong, established positions supplying defence equipment, electronics and services, and cyber, intelligence and security solutions for governments. We also have a growing position in adjacent commercial markets, including avionics and cyber security.

82,500 people

over 40 countries

Segmental performance

Electronic systems

Sales

£2,638M

Underlying EBITA

£396M

Cash flow

£323M

Order intake

£2,532M

Cyber & Intel

Sales

£1,848M

Underlying EBITA

£145M

Cash flow

£93M

Order intake

£2,029M

Platforms & Services (US)

Sales

£2,779M

Underlying EBITA

£177M

Cash flow

£100M

Order intake

£2,737M

Platforms & Services (UK)

Sales

£7,405M

Underlying EBITA

£721M

Cash flow

£220M

Order intake

£4,944M

Platforms & Services (International)

Sales

£3,742M

Underlying EBITA

£335M

Cash flow

£164M

Order intake

£3,046M

Responsible Business

2015 priorities
Trust and Integrity
  • Roll out refreshed Code of Conduct.
  • Implement ELG recommendations.
  • Continue to drive alignment and integration of the business conduct programme.
Our People
  • Continue the drive towards a world-class level of safety
  • Drive a diversity and inclusion agenda
Resource Efficiency

Continue to drive improvements in management of materials and resources