BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (BAE AI) is an international business and technology consulting firm owned by BAE Systems. The firm delivers information intelligence solutions to government and commercial clients. BAE AI develops solutions to strengthen national security and resilience. The firm also help its clients collect, exploit and manage data to deliver critical business services more effectively and economically. 

Company Stats


Employer Type




1,001-5,000 Employees


Featured Rankings

Best Consulting Firms for Aerospace & Defense Consulting


Major Office Locations

Mclean, VA


Employment Contact

Pierre Franco - Director of Human Resources

About the Company

BAE AI collects and exploits information that can be used to identify and counter imminent or growing threats, whether to the well-being of the public, the security of the state or the daily operation of an enterprise. Those same data gathering capabilities can also be repurposed for use with other information-intensive problems, including regulatory compliance and customer management. 

The firm was founded in 1971 as Smith Associates, a research services provider that engaged primarily in data analysis for the U.K. defense sector. Through the 1980s, the firm began to diversify into the public sector, first in the U.K. and later internationally.  In the 1990s, the firm engineered a business shift away from research toward IT consulting, with an initial focus on customer relationship management, and rebranded as Det...

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