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Delivering a secure future for all

Our mission

To design and manufacture warheads and provide nuclear services to meet the needs of defence.


We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

About us

We are a team of remarkable people achieving extraordinary things, with some of the most advanced research and production facilities in the world.

The work we do makes a real difference, nationally and locally. It is vitally important work that we’re proud to do.

ESDF Award 2024


Young Engineer of the Year Award winner from AWE

AWE is celebrating International Women in Engineering Day and is thrilled that our engineer, Kayleigh, won the first ever Engineering and Safety Directors Forum (ESDF) Young Engineer of the Year Award. In total, nine people from AWE were shortlisted at the awards, including a team entry for the Engineering Simplification Award and two further nominations […]