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What we do

Discover how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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Our history

Learn about our proud history and what makes up our DNA.

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Site safety and security

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Connecting communities

Keeping you connected to what is happening at AWE

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About us

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Orion laser facility

Orion is one of the most powerful lasers and largest laser facilities in the UK.

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A unique national asset

We have unique nuclear expertise. We have a clear purpose and goals that set our direction.

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World-class expertise

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Working ethically

Learn about how we promote an ethical working environment.

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Freedom of Information

Find out how to make a Freedom of Information Act request.

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AWEsome education

Discover how we are supporting future generations.

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Local Liaison Committee

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Our regulators

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Supply chain

The supply chain is crucial to the delivery of our programme. What does it take to be a supplier.

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Local Liaison Committee

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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International partners

We seek to drive better value and efficiencies through collaborative international relationships.

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Working at AWE

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Before you apply

Things to know before applying for a job.

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How to apply

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Current vacancies

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AWE inspires the next generation

Graduates from AWE recently encouraged more than 400 pupils from Berkshire and Hampshire to enter this year’...

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ONR to take legal proceedings against AWE

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has today, (25 July 2018) notified AWE of its intention to prosecute t...

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AWE inspires the next generation

Graduates from AWE recently encouraged more than 400 pupils from Berkshire and Hampshire to enter this year’s AWE Primary Science Challenge.

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AWE wins award for waste management

AWE has been recognized for its adoption of a pioneering waste metal treatment programme. The company received...

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Regulatory Response

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has published its Annual Report 17/18 today. Below is the AWE respons...

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Celebrating the women of AWE

To mark International Women's Day we are sharing the stories of some of the many inspirational women that work...

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AWE gender pay gap report

Like all organisations with over 250 employees we are publishing our gender pay gap report, annually, starting this year.

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AWE WIN AT THAMES VALLEY BUSINESS MAGAZINE AWARDS

AWE was joint winner of the Community Legacy category at the Thames Valley Business magazine’s 2017 awards...

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AWE apprentice scoops advanced award

AWE technician Amy Lambden has won the south-east category in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

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AWE graduates inspire the next generation

Secondary pupils from across Berkshire and Hampshire competed to win the annual AWE Engineering Challenge.

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AWE experts support CTBTO in Vienna

AWE experts recently supported the Working Group B (technical working group) of the Preparatory Commission of...

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