CREATORThe Atomic Weapons Establishment
TITLEThe Atomic Weapons Establishment
URLhttp://www.awe.co.uk/
DATE PUBLISHED2009
DATE ACCESSED1 May 2017


This is the website of the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE), the company responsible for providing and maintaining the United Kingdom’s nuclear warheads. The website contains information about the history, current work, and achievements of AWE. The section of the website about science and technology describes work in plasma physics, design physics, supercomputing, hydrodynamics, materials science, and systems engineering. The Safety and Environment section contains information on nuclear site licensing and environmental discharge monitoring, for example. The government of the United Kingdom is the customer and a partial owner of AWE.



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