About us

QinetiQ is a company of scientists and engineers committed to listening, understanding and responding to our customers' needs. This enables us to use our depth of experience and our unique science and engineering expertise to equip them with powerful solutions to their most pressing challenges.

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What we do

We offer our customers world-class expertise in advice, services (particularly test and evaluation) 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 aerospace markets and our customers are predominantly government organisations, including defence departments, as well as international customers in other targeted sectors.

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Our People

QinetiQ is a company of over 6,000 people dedicated to being on the side of their customers.

They are pragmatic and hugely experienced, looking always for enterprising, agile ways to create real benefit and added value. They are also natural collaborators, adept at making vital connections through forging industry partnerships and harnessing the best talents within the supply chain.

It is these qualities, demonstrated every day by our employees, that mean QinetiQ can be trusted as a partner to enable, assure and protect our customers' interests.

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Our Facilities

QinetiQ manages and operates extensive testing and evaluation capabilities for air, land, sea and target systems. We collaborate closely and responsively to give MOD, international and industry customers a competitive edge through the safe and secure conduct of operational and tactical training exercises that combine both real world and simulated events.