“I want to personally thank all of our employees, suppliers and customers for your support, flexibility and patience as we continue to take the necessary actions to support the national governments in each of our markets as they seek to manage this public health emergency and respond to what is a fast moving and constantly evolving situation.”

Charles Woodburn, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc
Safe working practices
How we are looking after our employees

Delivering projects for Defence despite pandemic

On the Royal Australian Naval base on Garden Island, NSW, we were able to adjust to sudden changes such as reduced numbers workers on site and continue to deliver on the complex DDG sustainment program.
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Manufacturing in the time of COVID

We have continued to ramp up system production to match F-35 production and ensure that each jet rolls off the line with a state-of-the-art EW system installed.
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New supply chain contracts

We have awarded a further five contracts to suppliers which will support 250 jobs with the Type 26 programme, sustaining more than 4,000 jobs in total across the UK.
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Our technology enables COVID-19 response efforts

Our technology and expertise supports COVID-19 response efforts in the U.S. - from New Jersey’s first responders to the remote workforce at the federal level.
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Workplace changes
CEO Charles Woodburn and Naval Base Commander Commodore Jeremy ‘JJ’ Bailey

Game changing PPE for the NHS

Submarines team made up of half a dozen specialist engineers design and develop the Morecambe Bay Hood for the NHS.
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Supporting Covid-19 relief efforts in India

To help rural communities in India hit by Covid-19, we’ve made a donation to Goonj which, alongside many other charities, is working tirelessly to provide vital resources.
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Donating laptops to help  support school children

We’re working with our IT services provider DXC Technology to donate around 1000 laptops to school children across the UK over the next six months.
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Providing PPE to those fighting COVID-19

Proudly supporting those on the front lines by contributing personal protective equipment (PPE) to communities where we live and work in the U.S. 
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Proud to support our NHS

More than 120,000 face shields distributed to help protect NHS staff on the frontline.
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Our part in the UK ventilator effort

Making best use of our strong project management and engineering skills and  helping to save significant time during the final assembly of the ventilators by providing integrated, tested sub-systems and components. 
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Supporting care homes with the ‘Door Claw’

As well as producing face shields and supporting the national ventilator effort, our Maritime Services team on the Isle of Wight is also 3D-printing the innovative ‘Door Claw’.

Market update 25 June

Read the update we provided in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ahead of entering our close period before the Half Year results announcement on 30th July.
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BAE Systems Inc. Coronavirus Updates

Read the latest COVID-19 updates from our U.S. business.
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