BAE Systems Australia has a long and proud heritage in the development, manufacture, upgrade and support of world-leading combat and fast jet trainer aircraft.
We provide support to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) across the entire life cycle of the air sector – from design, development and production right through to the provision of aircraft, training, support and maintenance.

Key projects

BAE Systems provides significant support to a variety of aerospace programs notably the F-35 Program and Hawk Lead-In Fighter .

The global F-35 program is the largest and most advanced military aircraft program in the world. In Australia, BAE Systems has brought our joint military aircraft expertise to the development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of the F-35.

The Hawk Lead-In Fighter provides state-of-the-art fast jet training capability by using advanced airborne simulation technology to create a ‘flying classroom’ for Australia future fast jet aircrew.
Australia currently has 33 aircraft that have all been recently enhanced by BAE Systems Australia to ensure they remain cutting edge and future ready.

The specifics

Aerospace has opportunities across Australia with roles based in RAAF Williamtown NSW, RAAF Pearce WA and Wagga Wagga NSW.


At BAE Systems Australia you’ll enjoy diverse and challenging work as well as benefits including but not limited to flexible working conditions, a strong safety culture and support for your development.

Explore our opportunities


Sky-high: 100 years and counting 

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has a proud 100 year history and a very inspiring future.
Listen to this podcast episode where we take a look at the evolution of Australian military aviation and meet the people and technologies driving this vibrant industry.


People are the priority at BAE Systems and as a team, we pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer of choice.

We are committed to environmental zero harm and the safety and well-being of our colleagues. We thrive in a culture that fosters diversity and inclusivity where people lead by example. We also enjoy flexible working practices that allow us to work in a way that suits us best. This flexibility isn't for the few at BAE Systems; it is something we all enjoy.

We seek out and support development to ensure that employees can reach their full potential and we recognise them for the achievements they make and the effort they contribute..

People at BAE Systems work with a sense of pride and purpose, uphold a strong set of values and know, that together, we make a difference.

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