Key highlights

A solid operational performance in challenging markets

Financial highlights



2015: £763.8m

Underlying operating profit


2015: £111.3m

Underlying EPS


2015: 15.2p

Net cash


2015: £195.5m

Total dividend


2015: 5.4p

Profit/loss after tax


2015: £104.7m

Operational highlights

Aircraft engineering services contract delivers more for less

Awarded five-year renewal which represents a new way of doing business with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) where QinetiQ is measured and paid on results and outputs, not inputs.

Contract value


The first ever UK launch, and subsequent engagement of a ballistic missile in space

Coordinated three weeks of allied at-sea operations and live weapons firing, at Europe’s largest range: the QinetiQ-operated Hebrides range.

Multiple world firsts

Supporting delivery of launch systems and arresting gear on the US Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier

Won a multi-year production contract to update, procure, assemble and test launch and arresting control hardware and software for the CVN-79 John F. Kennedy.

Contract value


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