Company Profile

AWE has been central to the defence and security of the UK for the past 60 years providing and supporting warheads for the UKs nuclear deterrent. We are proud of our world-class research, design and production facilities though which we deploy extensive science, engineering and technology capabilities. Our existing skills base is used to assist the UK Government in the development of national emergency response arrangements as well as the delivery of a range of innovative and integrated support services, including radiation protection advice and training, national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions. A successful technical outreach programme underpins our close relationship with the UKs science, engineering and technology community. Through our links with industry and institutions such universities, professional bodies and government agencies, we build upon and share knowledge to further develop defence and security capabilities.