Investor Overview

QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company operating primarily in the defence, security and aerospace markets. We work in partnership with our customers to solve real-world problems through innovative solutions, delivering operational and competitive advantage.

QinetiQ Group plc is a global business, listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Based in the UK, it has established home markets in the US and Australia, with a growing footprint in other targeted international markets.

As a people-based business, our service offerings account for the majority of our sales. In addition our products division provides technology-based solutions.

Under the QinetiQ brand we operate numerous businesses across multiple platforms:

 

EMEA Services

Combining world-leading expertise with unique facilities to provide technical assurance, test and evaluation and training services, underpinned by long-term contracts.

£613.5m
FY17 Annual revenue

5,301
FY17 total employees

Air & Space

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

Revenue: c. £185m.

Key Sites: Farnborough and Boscombe Down, UK.

Maritime, Land & Weapons

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

Revenue: c. £280m.

Key Sites: Farnborough, Boscombe Down, Shoeburyness, Fort Halstead, Hebrides, Aberporth, Pendine, West Freugh, Portsdown Technology Park and Haslar, UK.

Cyber, Information & Training

What we do: Help government and commercial customers respond to ever-evolving threats based on our expertise in training, secure communication networks and devices, intelligence gathering and surveillance sensors, and cyber security.

Revenue: c. £100m.

Key Sites: Farnborough, Malvern and Crewe, UK.

International

What we do: Deliver our products and services in international markets. The newly acquired RubiKon Group, based in Australia, is reported in the International business.

Revenue: c. £50m.

Key Sites: Australia, Sweden, Canada and Dubai, UAE.

 

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.

£169.6m
FY17 Annual revenue

853
FY17 total employees

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. £70m.

Key Sites: Waltham, Massachusetts; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Virginia, USA.

OptaSense

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

Revenue: c. £25m.

Key Sites: Farnborough, Winfrith, Portishead, UK; Houston, USA; Calgary, Canada and Dubai, UAE.

Space Products

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

Revenue: c. £20m.

Key Sites: Farnborough, UK and Antwerp, Belgium.

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. £55m.

Key Sites: Farnborough, Malvern, Haslar and Ashford, UK and Medicine Hat, Canada.