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Campaign Finance

$6,161,388 Given

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

federal data covers from 1989 roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse
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    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
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$56,606,740 Spent

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q2, 2014

Lobbying on Behalf of BAE Systems

View all lobbying data for BAE Systems Sources: Lobbyist Registration Tracker


Mentioned in 861 dockets; Submitted to 28 dockets

All data is based on documents downloaded from The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "BAE Systems" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.


$56,440,000 Received

Figures are based on both committee earmark disclosures and on analysis of appropriations bill text. Table shows top 10 earmarks, ordered by dollar amount in the final version of the bill.

For more information, see our Earmark Methodology page.

Top Earmarks

Fiscal Year Amount Description
2010 $12,000,000 BAE Systems: Mk 45 Mod 5 Gun Depot Overhauls
2008 $5,600,000 BAE Systems: F-15E Squadrons -- F-15 AN/ALR-56C RWR Digital Receiver Upgrade
2010 $4,000,000 BAE Systems: F/A-18 Countermeasures Improvement
2010 $3,840,000 BAE Systems: Low Signature Defensive Weapon System for Surface Combatant Craft
2010 $3,000,000 BAE Systems: MK-38 Minor Caliber Gun System
2010 $2,400,000 BAE Systems: Common Safety System Controller
2010 $2,400,000 BAE Systems: High Speed Digital Imaging
2010 $2,400,000 BAE Systems: 4th Generation Wireless Exploitation
2008 $2,400,000 BAE Systems: ASW Systems Development -- Marine Mammal Awareness, Alert and Response Systems (MMAARS)
2008 $2,400,000 BAE Systems: Sensors and Electronic Survivability -- Network Enabled Combat Identification (CID)
View all earmarks data for BAE Systems

Federal Spending

82 contracts

Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $30,360,000
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $18,020,380
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $11,622,403
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $9,610,968
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $9,500,000
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $8,142,969
Bae Systems 2007 AN/UPX-41(C) BASE YEAR $7,084,122
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $5,815,238
Bae Systems Inc 2000 $5,072,000
View all grant & loan data for BAE Systems View all contract data for BAE Systems Sources:

Contractor Misconduct

13 Instances

This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.

More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.

covers through POGO's March 5, 2013 release
Misconduct Type Hired By Incident Year Disposition Penalty
Ethics None Foreign Corruption Global Settlement 2010 Pleaded Guilty $448,123,750
Import/Export None Defense Articles and Services Brokering Violations 2011 Settlement $79,000,000
Poor Contract Performance International HMNZS Canterbury Settlement 2010 Settlement $59,000,000
Environment None Air Quality Violations (Maricopa County, Ariz.) 2007 Fine $1,200,000
Labor None Lancashire Factory Explosion 2010 Pleaded Guilty $322,000
Labor None OSHA Violations at Sealy, Texas Facility 2009 Fine $138,000
Labor None Wales Health and Safety Breaches 2008 Fine $124,543
Labor None EEOC v. BAE Systems Simula (Age/Sex Discrimination, Retaliation) 2009 Settlement $110,000
Securities None SEC v. Wiener (Insider Trading) 2011 Settlement $101,010
Labor None EEOC v. BAE Systems (Disability Discrimination) 2011 Settlement $55,000
View all contractor misconduct data for BAE Systems Sources: Federal Contractor Misconduct Database from POGO

EPA Violations

6 Enforcement Actions

Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.

Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.

For more information see our EPA methodology page.

covers through EPA's October 19, 2011 release
Case Name Defendant Date Locations Amount
Mckin Superfund Site Bae Systems (Sanders Associates) (+75 others) 2001 Gray, Me $20,150,000
Omega Chemical Site BAE Systems Integrated Defense Solutions Inc. (+101 others) 2005 Whittier, Ca $10,147,354
Aqua-Tech Environmental, Inc. (Prn) Bae Systems (+169 others) 2006 Greer, Sc $9,170,528
Old Southington Landfill Bae Systems Info & Electronics Systems Integration (+85 others) 2009 Southington, Ct $4,248,450
Abb, Inc. Et Al (Spectron Deminimis Settlement) Bae Systems Aerospace Electronics, Inc (+547 others) 2003 Elkton, Md $2,803,841
Casmalia Superfund Site De Minimis Settlement 99-02(E)(Supp) BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Inc. (+99 others) 2009 Casmalia, Ca $1,700,000
View all EPA violations data for BAE Systems Sources: EPA ECHO Enforcement Data

Advisory Committees

52 people on 17 committees

Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "BAE Systems" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle Department of Transportation 36 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of Defense 4 people on 6 committees
  • Toggle National Science Foundation 6 people on 4 committees
  • Toggle Department of State 2 people on 2 committees
  • Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 2 committees
  • Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1 person on 1 committee
View all advisory committee data for BAE Systems