We design and manufacture naval ships and submarines, as well as their state of the art combat systems and equipment. We also offer an array of associated services, including training solutions, maintenance and modernisation programmes to support ships and equipment in service around the world and the management of supporting infrastructure.

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Naval ships

Type 26

Global combat ship

Highly capable and versatile multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air defence and general purpose operations.
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Carrier strike group

Carrier strike group

Uniting our capabilities behind carrier strike group.
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Dreadnought submarine


Working as part of the Dreadnought Alliance, alongside partners Rolls-Royce and the Submarine Delivery Agency, to deliver the Dreadnought programme.
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Astute class submarine

Astute class

The Astute class equips the UK Royal Navy with its largest and most powerful fleet of attack submarines.
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Maritime services

Type 26 digital ship

Engineering services

Applying our world-class engineering across various different industries.
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Digital and Data services

Experts in advanced analytics and trusted, open architecture technology for a broad range of industries.
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Energy services

Working with the maritime sector to deliver meaningful energy efficiency and develop sustainable operations.
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KBS Maritime

Combining the expertise of KBR as a global leader in infrastructure asset management and services with BAE Systems’ experience and capability within the naval base.
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About the Maritime UK business

Maritime programmes include the construction of seven Astute Class submarines for the Royal Navy, as well as the design and production of the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought Class submarine and Type 26 frigate. Additionally the Maritime portfolio includes in-service support, including the delivery of training services and management of HM Naval Base Portsmouth and the design and manufacture of combat systems, torpedoes and radars.

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Our equipment management team has been selected to manage the operational efficiency of Paxman marine diesel engines, which are installed on a number of classes of Royal Navy vessels. This will play a key role in reducing costs and maximising availability of these vessels. https://t.co/H9CVVA4Y8q

We were delighted to see HMS Dauntless return to Portsmouth last week after successful sea trials following her Power Improvement Programme upgrade. Well done to our teams, our programme partners, and the MOD teams who have worked hard on this project. https://t.co/OXVYVLCeeT https://t.co/ZeqZ8lRGLx

In our latest blog Courtney Story, Supply Chain Manager, Warship Support, outlines the enormous value BAE Systems’ Supply Chain function brings in enabling availability of Royal Navy vessels around the world. https://t.co/UROkJwCrZa https://t.co/ioaep93PIs

TeamUK have been delighted to host a series of supplier engagement events for our Fleet Solid Support proposal this week with the support of @SocMaritimeInd, speaking with around 50 suppliers. Building ships, a legacy and social value in the UK. https://t.co/0Q9NTpZjut