Defence and Security is a major support provider to the UK’s armed forces, delivering leading-edge integrated technical training and complex asset management. The division trains c 50,000 service personnel annually and provides management and support to c 35,000 military vehicles including armoured fleets, white fleet and construction fleets.

Principal activities

Air - Operational airbase support, military flying training and engineering support for elementary, basic and fast jet training aircraft. In-barracks equipment support for frontline aircraft including Sea King, Lynx and Apache.

Land - Secure access to assured onshore capacity and capability for through-life maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade support services for defence equipment. Asset management for the MoD’s armoured fleet, white fleet and construction fleets. Army technical and mechanical trade training.

Sea - Broad range of training activities for the Royal Navy and other international navies including engineering and firefighting training.

Infrastructure - Integrated estate management and infrastructure support to the MoD in the UK and Germany.

Key customers include

Ministry of Defence and the British armed forces, international armed forces, BAE Systems, Agusta Westland and Rolls Royce

Key Facts

Chief Executive Roger Hardy
Employees       6,674
Full year results 2016
Revenue £843m
Operating profit  £131m
Return on revenue 15.6%