BAE Systems PLC
BAE Systems PLC is one of the world’s largest defense, aerospace and security companies. The company is headquartered in London and Farnborough in the United Kingdom.
The company offers military and commercial digital engine and flight control systems, precision guidance and seeker solutions, military communications and data links systems, persistent surveillance systems, hybrid electric drive systems, electronic warfare systems and electro-optical sensors.
The company’s main products include the Typhoon fighter and the Tornado fighter bombers, which have both been used extensively by the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force (RAF). In addition, BAE Systems is a major partner with U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin in the F-35 Lightning II program. BAE Systems’ Land and Armaments division also manufactures the M2 and M3 Bradley fighting vehicle products. The company’s other products include: the U.S. Navy’s Advance Gun System, the British Army’s Challenger II, the M113 armoured personnel carrier, the Warrior Tracked Armoured Vehicle, and the Panther Command and Liaison Vehicle.
BAE Systems is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
BAE Systems PLC Market Influences
BAE Systems PLC’s share price is influenced by a number of different factors. Among others, these factors include market sentiment, world crises, inflation and interest rates, exchange rates, the economic outlook, changes in economic and governmental policy, and internal developments within the company.