2016 Year in Review

2016 at a Glance

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure.

As defined by the Group

Sales

£19,020M

Underlying EBITA

£1,905M

Underlying EPS

40.3P

Order backlog

£42.0BN

Operating business cash flow

£1,004M

Net Debt

£(1,542)M

Our Business

BAE Systems has strong, established positions in the air, maritime and land domains, as well as a growing position in cyber security.

83,100 people

over 40 countries

Segmental performance

Electronic Systems

Sales

£3,282M

Underlying EBITA

£494M

Cash flow

£469M

Order intake

£3,322M

Cyber & Intel

Sales

£1,778M

Underlying EBITA

£90M

Cash flow

£83M

Order intake

£1,885M

Platforms & Services (US)

Sales

£2,874M

Underlying EBITA

£211M

Cash flow

£58M

Order intake

£3,308M

Platforms & Services (UK)

Sales

£7,806M

Underlying EBITA

£810M

Cash flow

£199M

Order intake

£8,024M

Platforms & Services (International)

Sales

£3,943M

Underlying EBITA

£400M

Cash flow

£435M

Order intake

£6,175M

Responsible Business

2017 priorities
Trust and Integrity
  • Annual ethics training
  • Review and refresh Code of Conduct
Health and Safety
  • Continue the drive towards a world-class level of safety performance
Resource Efficiency
  • Continue to drive improvement in the management of materials and resources