United Kingdom

"BAE Systems relationships with Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) is extremely significant. We have a strong interest in supporting the vibrant SME sector and promoting innovation through investment, which supports the Government’s objective of ensuring a healthy, agile and vibrant supply chain."
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We take a tiered approach to supplier management, ranging from full strategic and operational performance partnerships with our most strategic major suppliers, to performance management with our general supply base. We use the ADS 21st Century Supply Chain Programme - SC21 tools and techniques for operational performance management and improvement with our suppliers.

We recognise improvement in performance is dependent upon open communication and clear improvement plans which must be two way to be effective. For routine purchases, our UK Standard Conditions of Purchase are provided on the link on the right.

Terms and Conditions for Digital Intelligence suppliers are available here.


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Product Classification Exchange (PCE)

An online portal that improves the way suppliers submit declaration information in line with Export Control requirements