BAE Systems Plc is a global defense, aerospace and security company. It delivers, through its subsidiaries and equity accounted investments, a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. The company operates its business through following segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber and Intelligence, Platforms and Services (U.S), Platforms and Services (UK) and Platforms and Services (International). The Electronic Systems segment comprises the U.S and UK based electronics activities, including electronic warfare systems and electro optical sensors, military and commercial digital engine and flight controls, next-generation military communications systems and data links, persistent surveillance capabilities, and hybrid electric drive systems. The Cyber and Intelligence segment comprises its group's cyber, secure government, and commercial and financial security activities within the U.S based intelligence and security business, and the UK headquartered BAE Systems detica business. The Platforms and Services (U.S.) segment comprises the U.S headquartered land and armaments business, with operations in the U.S, UK, Sweden and South Africa, together with U.S based services and sustainment activities, including ship repair and modernization services. The Platforms and Services (UK) segment comprises its group's UK based air and maritime activities and certain shared services activities, including the UK based advanced technology centre. The Platforms and Services (International) segment comprises its group's businesses in Saudi Arabia, Australia as well as shareholdings in MBDA and Indian business. BAE Systems was founded on November 30, 1999 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.