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Farnborough International Airshow 2024 (FIA2024)

Meet our team at Farnborough International Airshow 2024  AWE Nuclear Security Technologies is pleased to be exhibiting at Farnborough International Airshow 2024 (FIA2024) for the first time. The week-long event begins on Monday 22nd July 2024 at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre and connects the global aerospace, aviation and defence communities.   The ground-breaking airshow […]


Advancing quality at AWE – through people, culture and partnerships

Through the use of nuclear science and technology, AWE supports the delivery of a credible nuclear deterrent. For nearly three-quarters of a century, AWE has played a crucial role in the UK Government’s defence strategy to keep the UK safe and secure.With such a crucial role, it is no surprise that quality is at the […]


The winner is… 

AWE is pleased to announce the first AWE Defence Industry Early Careers in Engineering Prize, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Engineers and The Engineers Trust.  Congratulations to James Read of Cranfield University, a leading researcher in defence engineering.   The award recognises and celebrates a wide variety of defence engineering innovations and achievements across […]


Insights into the AWE Research Facilities

AWE has played a crucial role in the UK Government’s nuclear defence strategy, working to support our nation’s security for over 70 years. As part of this role, we conduct, and support, cutting edge research in many disciplines that impact our mission. Our technical research and expertise heavily depends on collaborations with academic partners, government, […]


AWE William Penney Fellow and academic supervisor recognised in King’s birthday honours

AWE is delighted that William Penney Fellow, Professor Ian Hall, from The University of Manchester and Professor John Irvine, from the University of St Andrews, have been honoured for their work. Professor Hall was awarded an OBE for services to public health, epidemiology and adult social care, particularly during Covid-19. Professor Hall’s expertise in mathematics, […]


Nuclear skills – upskilling the nation for secure future

With nuclear power currently accounting for 15% of the UK’s electricity generation, the Government’s roadmap outlines increasing nuclear electricity generation by up to 4 times by 2050 –  the most significant expansion in 70 years. This will be enough to provide a quarter of the UK’s electricity needs, reducing electricity bills and creating thousands of […]

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.


New collaboration to empower future innovators

AWE is delighted to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) as both organisations seek to drive innovation in UK defence and security.