Investor Overview

QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company operating primarily in the defence, security and critical infrastructure markets. We are an information, knowledge and technology based company with the breadth and depth of more than 6,000 people, including more than 3,000 scientists and engineers.

QinetiQ Group plc is a global business, listed on the London Stock Exchange. We offer customers world-class expertise through our services and innovative technology-based products.

We deploy our scientific and technological knowledge, proven research capabilities and unique, purpose-built facilities to provide both services and products that meet the needs of a wide range of global customers..

We operate primarily in the defence, security and critical infrastructure markets and our customers are predominantly government organisations, including defence departments, as well as a growing number of commercial customers. Under the QinetiQ brand we operate numerous businesses across multiple platforms.


EMEA Services

Combines world-leading expertise with unique facilities to generate and assure capability. It does this through capability integration, threat representation and operational readiness, underpinned by long-term contracts that provide good revenue visibility and cash flows.

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Air & Space

What we do: De-risk complex aerospace programmes by testing systems and equipment, evaluating the risks and assuring safety.

Revenue: c. £180m.


Maritime, Land & Weapons

What we do: Deliver operational advantage to customers by providing independent research, evaluation and training services.

Revenue: c. £310m.


Cyber, Information & Training

What we do: Help government and commercial customers respond to evolving threats based on our expertise in training, secure communication networks and devices, intelligence gathering and surveillance sensors, and cyber security. Our strategic investment in Inzpire is reported through this business. 

Revenue: c. £120m.



What we do: Our international business leverages our expertise and skills developed in the UK and applies them to opportunities in attractive markets globally. QInetiQ Germany (EIS acquisition) is reported as part of our international business. 

Revenue: c. £80m.


Global Products

Delivers innovative solutions and products to meet customer requirements. Undertakes contract-funded research and development, developing intellectual property in partnership with key customers and through internal funding with potential for new revenue streams.

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QinetiQ North America

What we do: Develop and manufacture innovative defence products specialising in unmanned systems, survivability and maritime systems, along with products in related commercial markets.

Revenue: c. £90m.



What we do: Provide innovative fibre sensing solutions to deliver decision-ready data in multiple vertical markets.

Revenue: c. £30m.


Space Products

What we do: Provide small satellites, payload instruments, sub-systems and ground station services.

Revenue: c. £20m.


EMEA Products

What we do:Provide research services and bespoke technological solutions developed from intellectual property spun out from EMEA Services. QinetiQ Target Systems is reported in EMEA Products.

Revenue: c. £90m.