About Us


People who know how to make a difference

QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.

Our customers face challenges that define the modern world. They know that we understand the increasingly global nature of science, technology and engineering and they trust us to work alongside them to ensure the success of their mission. We support space programmes; we provide trusted technical services to the UK Ministry of Defence and the Department of Defense; we carry out secure monitoring services for a range of commercial and government customers globally – all vital support solutions requiring trust and integrity.

Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. They supply answers requiring innovation, deep domain knowledge, rigorous independent thinking and technical expertise – answers which save lives, protect assets and critical infrastructure, reduce costs, ensure competitive advantage – answers which make tomorrow work today.

We employ more than 10,000 people worldwide, and our scientists and engineers solve some of the world’s most important problems. We are, in fact, the UK’s largest research and technology organisation, and more than 85% of our people carry high-level national security clearances.

What we do

QinetiQ is one of the world's leading defence, aerospace, technology and security companies. We deliver technology-based services and solutions, ground-breaking products and unrivalled research capabilities to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. Our customers are major governmental organisations and commercial businesses all across the globe and they trust us to work alongside them to ensure the success of their mission. We work with NASA, Rolls-Royce, BAA, Boeing, Intel, RNLI, London Underground, the Armed Forces. And you’ll find our previous inventions in phones, cars, planes, boats and trains and even in the tag on your new pair of jeans, anything from RADAR, thermal imaging, LCD, flat panel speakers to carbon fibre and the jet engine.

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Where we are

All UK QinetiQ locations, with the exception of our office in London, lie outside main city areas and are easily reached from the motorway and major road network.

You can view detailed maps for each location or regional maps of the relevant areas, showing major roads and public transport links by clicking the link below

Offices & Locations

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