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BAE Systems

Building on over 450 years of technical excellence and achievements, BAE Systems continues to be a world leader in defence and security systems around the globe.
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The name was created through the use of the historic acronym for British Aerospace (BAe) combined with the ‘Systems’ part of the Marconi Electronic Systems (Marconi Electronics remains a registered trade mark of parts of the business which were not incorporated in the merger).
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Today, BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the development and delivery of advanced defence, aerospace, security and information technology systems in the air, on the land and at sea.  It employs over 88,000 people worldwide.

Genealogy - Aviation

  English Electric Aviation Ltd
  Vickers-Armstrongs Limited
  Bristol Aircraft Limited
  Hunting Aircraft Limited
1960 British Aircraft Corporation                                                          
1977 British Aerospace
1999 BAE Systems


For a list of BAE Systems current and supported aircraft please see