Babcock International Group plc (LSE: BAB) is a British-based support services company specialising in managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety-critical and mission-critical environments. Although the company has civil contracts, its main business is with public bodies, particularly the UK Ministry of Defence and Network Rail. The company has four operating divisions with overseas operations based in Africa, North America & Australia. It is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
Babcock International traces its history back to 1891 when the American Babcock & Wilcox Company established Babcock & Wilcox Limited as its United Kingdom subsidiary.