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BAE Systems creates a new Systems Integration business

03 May 2005 | Ref. 068/2005

BAE Systems today announced the creation of a new world-class systems integration and C4ISR business, BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies (Insyte), through bringing together AMS UK and BAE Systems C4ISR Networked Systems and Solutions businesses. The creation of the new business has enabled BAE Systems to bring its systems integration activities into one significant, wholly owned business. The new company operates in the areas of joint, naval, land and air systems and Homeland Security.

According to Clive Richardson Managing Director, "BAE Systems has created a business unit of great strategic significance. We have the right people, the right technologies and systems capability to deliver complex solutions for our customers in mission-critical applications. I am proud to be leading the business at its birth".

BAE Systems' CEO Mike Turner said, "This is a significant step forward in the important area of Networked Enabled Capability and is consistent with our strategic objectives, giving management control in the Network Enabled Capability/Network Centric Warfare sectors, growing and delivering world-class systems integration capabilities".

Insyte has battle proven, in-service capabilities and is involved in some of the most important programmes either under development or operating in the world today. The Type 45 Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer, the ASTUTE submarine Combat Management System, Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (CATT), Joint Command System (Logistics), and Bowman CMS all carry the company's hallmark and it has been down-selected as the preferred contractor for the UK MoD's £140m ISTAR SHAMAN project. Insyte is a major Combat Management System supplier to a Far Eastern Navy and provides Air Defence capability throughout the Far East, Middle East and South America.

Insyte also houses some of the world's most sophisticated battlespace management simulation and experimentation capabilities, underpinning its ability to engage with Customers and deliver optimum value solutions.

Insyte is a partner of choice - and has several successful partnerships throughout the world. The Oman Aircraft Control College, founded in 2000 as part of the country's Partnerships for Development programme, being a typical example. Insyte has experience in long term contracting, demonstrating a real commitment to through life service.

About BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies (Insyte):
As a part of BAE Systems, Insyte will deliver complete capability in the electronic systems sector, meeting our customer's desire for high reliability, time-critical, decision-making systems.

Insyte has one of the world's highest concentrations of systems integrations skills and a track record of providing proven systems that offer an unmatched presence in every aspect of the system solution.

About BAE Systems

BAE Systems is an international company engaged in the development, delivery and support of advanced defence and aerospace systems in the air, on land, at sea and in space. The company designs, manufactures and supports military aircraft, surface ships, submarines, fighting vehicles, radar, avionics, communications, electronics and guided weapon systems. It is a pioneer in technology with a heritage stretching back hundreds of years. It is at the forefront of innovation, working to develop the next generation of intelligent defence systems.

BAE Systems has major operations across five continents and customers in some 130 countries. The company has more than 90,000 people and generates annual sales of over £13 billion through its wholly-owned and joint venture operations.

For further information, please contact:

Richard Coltart, BAE Systems
Tel: 44 (0) 1252 384875 Mobile: +44 (0) 7801 712042

Sue Kennard, BAE Systems
Tel: 44 (0) 1276 695334 Mobile +44 (0) 7801 712739

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