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How our
business works

How we deliver is just as important as what we deliver. We cannot achieve our vision to be the premier international defence, aerospace and security company unless we commit to high ethical standards.

Our Ethics Programme

Our Ethics Programme Video


An overview of our ethics programme, highlighting how we continue to embed our programme internationally, drive the right behaviours by supporting employees in making ethical decisions and embedding responsible business practices.

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Most of our products and services are for military use, from large platforms and electronic systems to maintenance and support contracts. We have a growing cyber and intelligence business as our customer requirements evolve to deal with increasingly relevant cyber threats.

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External ratings

We use external ratings agencies to measure how effective our programmes are and identify areas that we can look to improve

Our Schemes

Governance Framework

Corporate responsibility is a key enabler for our business, supporting sustainable long-term performance by managing non-financial risks that can impact reputation and shareholder value.

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Responding to stakeholders

Our stakeholders include employees, business partners, suppliers, customers, investors, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and communities