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Heritage

We are proud to build on our reputation of more than four centuries of innovation excellence and the delivery of leading edge products and services to our customers.

Welcome to BAE Systems Heritage

 
This Heritage resource serves as an inspiration to current and future generations, both inside and outside the organisation, demonstrating our key Company values - Trusted, Innovative and Bold - that have been a characteristic of our business for many decades. The Central Archives at Farnborough, together with our centres at other sites and locations throughout the world, provide a key resource for presenting our history and heritage. They are all available to both internal and external researchers and enthusiasts alike. Many now feature their own 'Heritage Centres' available for public visitors and we continue to support museums and collections around the world.
 
 
Our heritage - over four centuries of innovation excellence in air, land, sea and more Our heritage - over four centuries of innovation excellence in air, land, sea and more
 
Through  this online facility, we hope to act as a 'Shop Window' for you to explore the exciting and innovative history of BAE Systems in aviation, land, sea as well as the amazing world of electronics, engineering services, cyber security and intelligence.
 
Over the coming months and years, this site will be developed into an online repository of information and contact details for our products and capabilities in all sectors. Initially, we are concentrating on avaiation although it is hoped to feature predecessor company information from all of our business groups and an initial amount of material will appear very soon so please check back regularly for updates.
 

 

Explore our resources

 
You can access the BAE Systems Heritage Resource by clicking on the link below. From there you can then refine your search by selecting the search facets on the left to filter for Type, Product Category and Decade. Click on the white square boxes to filter your search, the selected option or options will then highlight in orange. To deselect, click the selected option again. To view all the available content simply leave the selections unfiltered and explore the world that is the proud heritage of BAE Systems.