Who We Are

About Babcock

Babcock is an international aerospace, defence and security company. We have a leading naval business, and provide value-add services across the UK, France, Canada, Australasia and South Africa. We also operate in, and export to, additional markets.

Our strategy is to focus on our core activities in the UK, using our capabilities to work on exports from the UK and to develop our international presence in our target countries. We operate in attractive markets and are positioning ourselves for future growth.

131

Year History

c. 30,000

Employees

1891

Founded in 1891 with our core in heavy engineering, the business has gone through a major transformation to create today’s market leading, engineering services company.

2003

Maintenance of RAF Hawk fast jets

2006

Began building a leading position in specialist nuclear services

2007

Acquired Devonport Royal Dockyards

2008

Canadian submarine support contract

2010

15-year Terms of Business Agreement (ToBA) with MOD

2011

Dounreay decommissioning

2013

London Fire Brigade 25 year training contract

2013

Complex fleet management at Heathrow Airport

2014

Maritime Support Delivery Framework delivering through-life support for MOD until 2020

2016

Acquires Defence Support Group (DSG)

2017

Delivering military pilot training to UK and French pilots

2018

Aerial firefighting in Manitoba, Canada

2019

Selected to deliver the Royal Navy’s new Type 31 general purpose frigate

2021

Pledges to reduce emissions to net zero by 2040