Who we are
Babcock is a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence, save lives and protect communities.
We focus on three highly regulated markets – defence, emergency services and civil nuclear – delivering vital services and managing complex assets in the UK and internationally. We are a trusted partner who understands the key roles that our technology, our expertise, our infrastructure and our assets play in ensuring our customers can deliver. We share risk with them in delivering innovation, and we share the benefits.
What we do
We deliver our services through our four sectors: Marine, Nuclear, Land and Aviation
- We ensure the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting their ships and crew around the world
- We support navies around the world through the delivery of complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes
- We deliver marine technology solutions to improve our customers, complex, safety-critical operation
- In defence, we sustain the entirety of the UK’s submarine fleet, including delivering through-life support and life extension of Vanguard, Trafalgar and Astute Classes. We also manage and operate two of the three UK Naval Bases (HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).
- We ensure the British Army can focus on their missions safely by supporting all of their vehicles
- We enable the British Army to do their job with our technical training programmes
- Our people support the British Army by contributing to front line support and joining reserve forces
- We save lives with our aerial emergency medical and search and rescue services
- We protect communities with our firefighting operations
- We support the defence of nations by supporting air forces in the UK and overseas
Becoming a supplier
Babcock buys a wide range of goods and services and need high-performing suppliers across all aspects of our supply chain to ensure that the customer’s money is spent efficiently and responsibly. We need suppliers who possess the appetite to drive continuous improvement through innovation and who share our focus on product quality and customer service. If this is your business, then we welcome your contact through the Supplier Registration Form on our website.
Career Opportunities at Babcock
Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications. Visit our Careers site for more information and to search for available roles
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Engineering; Search and rescue systems,equipment; Flying training; Training systems; Ground equipment; Marine services; Nuclear plant de-commissioning; Engineering and maintenance training courses; Training simulation; Marine engineering equipment; Nuclear engineering equipment; Army training courses; Naval training courses; Asset tracking,management; e-Learning; Fleet management systems; Obsolescence management; Training facilities
BAE Systems operates across six home markets: Australia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, the UK and the US. We are a prime contractor and systems integrator in the air, land, sea, integrated systems and through-life capability management market sectors. We combine in-depth skills in naval platforms, military aircraft, combat vehicles, electronics, systems integration and advanced technologies. This enables us to offer complementary capability to our global customers across all key defence sectors. We work in partnership with our customers providing products and integrated solutions to ensure the maintenance of security, stability and economic continuity. BAE Systems is the premier global defence and aerospace company delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, information technology solutions and customer support services.
Capabilities: Airframes; CAA approved; Engineering; Communication systems,equipment; Aerospace consultancy; AS,EN9100; IIP accredited; NATO , MoD approved; Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; ISO 9001; Test facilities; Training consultancy; Cockpit systems,equipment; Navigation systems,equipment; Weapon systems; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Warning systems; Plating; Testing,certification; ASD CIS for Anti Corruption; IPC 610 Class 2; Water systems; JAR approved; UAV systems; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
World Leaders in Aviation Regulations, Compliance and Safety
We are specialists in aviation regulations, compliance and safety management and partner with the world’s leading civil and defence aviation organisations to improve safety performance.
As trusted advisors to businesses, armed forces, governments and regulators across all sectors of aviation, we help to advance best practice, shape safety thinking and drive continuous improvement to safety performance through our consulting, training and outsourced services.
Capabilities: Aftermarket support (MRO); Accreditation,Certification Services; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Outsourcing; Training consultancy; Maintenance management services; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Management,organisation; Communications consultancy; Operational requirements; Failure mode analysis; Hazard analysis; Post design services; Quality,reliability; Risk assessment; Safety analysis; Systems analysis; Information systems,technology consultancy; Safety and security nets; Managed services; Safety engineering; Hazard detection systems,equipment
The UK’s largest construction contractor, Balfour Beatty, was founded in 1909 and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. With 15,000 employees and over 40 offices in the UK, Balfour Beatty finances, develops, builds and maintains the increasingly complex critical infrastructure that underpins the UK’s daily life.
Balfour Beatty is an acknowledged leader in the defence Infrastructure sector with exceptional capabilities and services across our business. We deliver high-security infrastructure for both the UK Armed Forces and US Visiting Forces based in the UK.
Internationally Balfour Beatty are a major infrastructure contractor in the USA and design, deliver and maintain major US Department of Defence facilities.
The Corporate banking team at Barclays is dedicated to supporting companies within this sector and assisting in their growth and success. With offices across the country, we understand local issues in an ever changing world of business, and the importance more than ever before for businesses to have support and insight from a trusted partner.
We Design, Qualify, Manufacture, Repair and Overhaul a wide range of Electromechanical components and Systems specific to the requirements of industry, to meet extreme environmental conditions including vibration, acceleration and shock.
As Suppliers to major companies worldwide, our products are designed and manufactured to Aerospace and Military standards. To ensure we meet these standards, we apply stringent manufacturing and inspection procedures
Capabilities: Rotary Wing; Aircraft components; Connectors; AS 9100; CAA approved; EASA approved; Engineering; Mechanical assembly; Electrical components; NATO , MoD approved; OEM Approved; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Avionics; Fire control systems,equipment; Actuators; Testing,certification; ISO registered; FAA approved; UK Anticorruption Forum; Connectors electrical; Circuit boards; Plugs and sockets; Solenoids; Pressure control components; Synchros; Alarm systems,equipment; Installation design, intergration,certification
Barum and Dewar design, manufacture and supply large/small scale bespoke containers, 19” racks and ½ 19” racks (COTS, COTS+ and bespoke), aluminium and plastic protective cases lined with custom foam inserts, rugged fabric protective bags and pouches.
Our core sectors are Defence, Space, Maritime and Aerospace.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Manufacture; Design; Packaging equipment,materials; Racks,racking; Packaging components and equipment; Weapons storage; Vibration analysis and testing; Equipment bags; Cases; Tamperproof; Ruggedised
Solutions for Government
Software for Multilingual OSINT, DOMEX, DOCEX, and Advanced Digital Forensics
Having the upper hand in negotiations, conflicts, and diplomacy is all about being able to find and connect relevant information when it’s needed. Our powerful suite of text analytics products and digital forensics services puts that capability into the hands of analysts in all areas of government around the world.
Governments Around the World Rely on Basis Technology Software
Basis Technology was founded in 1995 by MIT-educated engineers with experience living and doing business abroad. Today, with 60+ government deployments (200+ commercial) and over a decade of experience, Basis Technology is a trusted source of multilingual text analytics and digital forensics for government agencies and system integrators. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we also have offices in the D.C. metropolitan area, Tokyo, and San Francisco.
Text Analytics to Analyze Big Data
Governments integrate our linguistic software components into existing applications or use our robust and high-throughput SDKs to build new applications. Our tools enable classification, management, and analysis of very big data sets of unstructured, multilingual text.
The output of our comprehensive Rosette suite—tagged and analyzed data in 40 languages—feeds into information retrieval, visualization, link analysis, and pattern and trend analysis applications. Rosette empowers these applications to return precise and comprehensive results.
Name Matching and Translation for Identity Resolution
With names extracted from data by Rosette Entity Extractor, Rosette’s name components will translate or correct names to standardized spellings, eliminating the problems of inconsistent and “messy” real-world data. Once names are matched across documents and combined with biometric data and biographical information, identity resolution becomes a reality.
Capabilities: Software modelling; Classification Services; Software design; Software; Fraud investigation; Threat analysis; Intelligence systems; Forensic services; Forensic science equipment; Document examination,processing equipment
Bastion specialises in resolving anti-ballistic or determined forced entry problems via defined products or unique tailored solutions. Our BastionWALL modular product provides unique flexibility; it can be used to divide an existing space, create 5 or 6 sided rooms of virtually any size or reinforce weak walls at risk of break-through attack. As a retrofit solution, it is unequalled and is anti-ballistic rated to FB4 as standard, with up-armouring possible. We also can provide accurately cut, special performance materials, to up-armour existing facilities and thereby minimise costs and disruption.
Capabilities: NATO , MoD approved; ISO 9001; Escape equipment,systems; Search and rescue systems,equipment; Batteries; Torches; Leather and leather products; Marine services; Armour personal,body; Uniform; Breathing apparatus; Binoculars,monoculars; Footwear; Accessories; Helmets; Goggles,glasses; Holsters; Headphones,headsets; Knives,bayonets; Night observation systems,equipment; Riot,crowd Control equipment; Personal protective equipment; Diving systems; Counter terrorist equipment; Countermeasures equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Diving clothing,systems,equipment; Clothing; Markers,beacons and illumination; Flags; Distress signals; Medical equipment; Floatation equipment; Safety and security nets; Survival equipment; Weapon carriage; Shields,visors; Inflatable structures; Compasses; Ear defenders; Control,restraint equipment; Truncheons,battons; Food,emergency rations; Disaster relief equipment; Anti-riot equipment; Covert systems,equipment; Emergency lighting,power systems,equipment; Protective clothing systems; Embroidery; Flares and pyrotechnics; Forced entry equipment; Flood protection equipment; Searchlights; Distress signals
Since being founded in 1956, Beagle Technology Group has been involved with the development and support of many major programmes across all market sectors and has invested heavily in incorporating technology across the business. Our expertise lies in the creation of value added niche engineering from concept to supply.
Beagle Technology Group designs and manufactures metallic and composite parts and structures, as well as highly finished components for the Aerospace, Marine and Defence markets.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; CAA approved; Customer approved; EASA approved; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; NATO , MoD approved; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; OEM Approved; Surface engineering; Logistics; Test facilities; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Training consultancy; Composite materials; Tooling; ISO 14001; Cockpit systems,equipment; Lubricants & solvents; Supply chain management; Adhesives; Plating; Treatment; Doors; Fans and blowers; Testing,certification; IPC 610 Class 1; EFQM; ISO registered; Forming; NADCAP; UAV systems; Signature reduction equipment,systems; NAMAS; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Weapons storage; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Spares agency,parts supply; Ship,boat builders
Beattie Technologies Ltd is a Defence and Security consultancy and distribution company specialising in sourcing and representing quality international products to bring to local NI and UK end users, integrators and OEM's. With an extensive global distributor network we also assist local NI and UK OEM's in getting their products to market beyond the UK.
Capabilities: Communication systems,equipment; Ground equipment; Data communication; Data network; Aerials,antenna; Masts,towers; Intercommunication equipment; Audio communication; Headphones,headsets; Command,control systems; Counter terrorist equipment; Countermeasures equipment; RF components and sub systems; Digital receivers; Survival equipment; Transmissions; Asset tracking,management; Communication installation,integration; Intelligence systems; Radio,video carrying systems; Control desks,consoles
BeaverFit is the leading proponent of the functional fitness movement. By listening to the operational demands of the Military, it became clear that there was a need for front-line strength and conditioning products that could be easily transported and erected anywhere in the world. The FOB Locker and Tactical Gym Box were designed to cater for the multi-faceted needs of troops in a remote theatre environment, both of which can be fully integrated with our Functional Training Rigs making BeaverFit the world leader in deployable fitness equipment.
BeaverFit have a solid reputation for innovation as we design and manufacture all equipment ourselves in our UK facility, using S355 (5mm) High Tensile British Steel.
BeaverFit proudly supplies the British Forces, including the Army, RAF, Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Special Forces, and last year supplied over 100 FOB Lockers for the US Marines, US Navy and Navy SEALS. We are generating significant interest from Militaries across Europe, Middle East, as well as Asia and the Pacific Region.
We design military-specific equipment that can be deployed overseas, and used in the most remote locations. We ensure our equipment is safe to be air freighted (we now have UK Armed Forces ‘Air Portable’ status on our front-line equipment) and moved without the danger of damage, in a simple and easy-to-use way.
Beckhoff implements open automation systems based on PC Control technology. The product range covers Industrial PCs, I/O and Fieldbus Components, Drive Technology and automation software. Products that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and seamless control system are available for all industries. The Beckhoff “New Automation Technology” philosophy represents universal and open control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a wide variety of different applications, ranging from CNC-controlled machine tools to intelligent building automation.
Established in 1987 Beechwood Equipment is a distributor of specialist security and defence products to UK Law Enforcement and Military markets. Beechwood Equipment is ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 qualified. The company is an approved MoD supplier (NCAGE: KOF-83) and Police National Framework Supplier.
Areas of expertise include the supply and through life support to fleets of electro optics, optical sights and firearms. Products sectors covered include:
Optical Sights Electro Optics: Night Vision Thermal Vision Fused Vision Fire Control Systems Tactical and Emergency Lighting Weapon Systems and ancillary items Communications - Tactical Infrastructure Security
BEL Engineering provides turnkey project solutions; supporting customers from initial concept, through material selection and sourcing, to manufacturing and test. Operating from our secure, integrated manufacturing facility in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, we manufacture 3 mm diameter to 40-tonne components for customers in a wide variety of sectors, including oil and gas, civil nuclear, defence, aerospace, naval and power generation.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Plating
Belcan provides expert engineering, IT and specialist recruitment consultancy services to a varied customer base spanning a variety of industries. Our team of professional consultants provide long term partnerships for specific customer projects.
The company has several sites in the UK and is rapidly expanding internationally. The parent company is based in the USA.
Precision Machining Solutions. Competing in a global marketplace: Serving Aerospace, Medical Device, Communications and Electronics Industries.
We at Bellurgan adhere to a philosophy of continuous Innovation. The visualization of our customers' requirements ensure the most efficient, practical and cost effective way to manufacture is achieved. This forms part of the central core of our business practices.
Consistently winning repeat business from loyal and satisfied customers, Bellurgan have proved time and time again that we can compete and win against the best. Business relationships that started small have flourished over years of reliable and flexible service.