- QinetiQ Group has hiked its H1 attributable profit to £49.5m, from £42.0m. Revenue totalled £361.8m, from £370.9m.

Dividend per share was 2.0p, from 1.9p.

CEO Steve Wadey said:

"We have secured good order intake, delivered a solid operational performance and demonstrated encouraging progress in the implementation of our strategy to drive future growth.

"We are on track with transforming the company and have secured the renewal of NCSISS for 11 years creating a UK centre of excellence for maritime mission systems and taking a significant step forward in modernising vital test and evaluation services in the UK."

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