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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

Read about how our sites are regulated and monitored.

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Connecting communities

Keeping you connected to what is happening at AWE

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About us

Learn more about our company and how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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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

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

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Our regulators

Read about how are sites are regulated and monitored.

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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

Explore what it’s like to be part of our team

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Before you apply

Things to know before applying for a job.

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How to apply

Search for a role and apply online.

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Current vacancies

See if we have the perfect job for you.

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AWEsome Education Zone

AWE continues to inspire the great minds of the future, working actively with local schools and colleges to foster interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

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Resources to download

You can download resources which includes revision notes, exam questions and a host of exciting demos and experiments

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AWE Apprentices - Appreciating Excellence

"One of the best days of the year!" was the verdict on this year's AWE Skills Academy Graduation event. Appren...

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Village bells ring again thanks to AWE support

After months of silence, the sound of church bells has returned to the West Berkshire village of Mortimer foll...

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Spotlight on science careers

Students with their sights set on a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) enjoyed...

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