FAST Labs™ Advanced Technology and Defense R&D

Innovating disruptive next generation technologies to solve critical defense and intelligence problems
The FAST Labs™ R&D group of BAE Systems pushes the limits of what is possible; to create advanced technologies that give our customers the edge they need to win and our employees the chance to change the world.
BAE Systems' FAST Labs R&D portfolio addresses the ever-escalating challenges and threats faced by our clients. Learn more about FAST Labs' current R&D areas by clicking below.


  • BAE Systems wall of patents


    Electronic Systems' research and advanced development organization has obtained more than 250 patents in the last 17 years, and over one hundred are now in the application process.
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  • Technical Papers

    Technical papers

    The technical papers below represent a recent sampling of BAE Systems' advances in science and technology research and development.
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Learn more today. Visit our FAST Labs™ R&D service area pages or contact our FAST Labs R&D Representative to arrange a meeting.