BAE Systems Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating BAE Systems, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The BAE Systems data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 2,800 individuals.


BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, a multinational defense, security, and aerospace company known for its work with militaries and governments across the world. With roots going back to the Second World War and the creation of some of the first British fighter aircraft, BAE Systems was officially established in 1999 through the merger of two major defense and aerospace firms. Today, BAE Systems garners approximately $12.5 billion in annual sales revenue and employs more than 34,000 individuals. Famous products manufactured and designed by BAE Systems include the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft, various battle tanks, navigation and imaging systems, and British aircraft carriers. With a global headquarters in London, England, BAE Systems, Inc. is based in Falls Church, Virginia.


On November 6, 2022, BAE Systems discovered that one of its vendors had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, BAE Systems determined that an unauthorized actor may have been capable of accessing this sensitive information since September 25, 2022. On December 2, 2022, BAE Systems began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from BAE Systems:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the BAE Systems data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by BAE Systems, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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