BAE Systems is the premier global defence and aerospace company delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, information technology solutions and customer support services. With 97,500 employees worldwide, BAE Systems' sales exceeded £15.7 billion pounds sterling.
We have major operations across five continents, with customers and partners in more than 100 countries. BAE Systems has strong positions in each of our six home markets – Australia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, UK, US.
The company has been present in Saudi Arabia since 1973. It is one of the largest employers in the private sector with a workforce of nearly 4,700, more than half of whom are Saudi nationals. BAE Systems is developing an industrial capability in Saudi Arabia, involving the transfer of technology and expertise to resources located in the Kingdom. The aim is to enable equipment to be produced, maintained and supported here both for the needs of customers in the Kingdom and for the export market.