What we do
Discover how we support the defence and security of the UK.Discover more
Science, engineering and technology are at the heart of what we do. We cover the entire lifecycle of warheads from initial concept and design, to final decommissioning and disposal.Find out more
Our work contributes significantly to the security of the UK. By using our nuclear know-how and expertise, we help the UK Government to detect and protect against potential threats to our country.Find out more
This is where we research high-energy density physics phenomena – the type that occur at the core of a nuclear explosion or a star’s interior.Find out more
Our two main sites are in Berkshire – AWE Burghfield and the company’s headquarters at AWE Aldermaston.Find out more
We are committed to sustaining a safe and secure business by respecting our people, communities and the environment.Find out more
What we do is truly unique and so are the people who work with us. As well as varied and diverse jobs, we have a great graduate scheme and offer a range of apprenticeships.
Our strong ties with leading universities and academic councils support our objectives to be a leader in the fields of science, engineering and technology.
Businesses that work with us share our exacting standards of safety, security and quality. What does it take to become an AWE supplier?Find out more
AWE is supporting a local school to compete at an international Science Technology Engineering and Mathemati...Read more
AWE feature in April's issue of Explosive Engineers Magazine. Read the article in full here...Read more
AWE has donated £250 to a local charity that is raising money for the renovation of the 900 year old St Peter...Read more