Archive for category: Nuclear Weapon Producers

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory (“Draper”) is the prime contractor for the Trident Life Extension (LE) boost guidance and is manufacturing the guidance system for the Trident missile system in use by the UK and the US. Read more
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Walchandnagar Industries

Walchandnagar Industries Limited (India) supplies infrastructure and facilities for the production of the surface-to-air short-range Akash missile and the launching systems for Agni and Akash missiles for the Indian arsenal. It also manufactures the main thrust motor casing segment for the intercontinental ballistic Agni-V missile. Read more

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Orbital ATK

Orbital ATK (formerly known as ATK or Alliant Techsystems) produces rocket propulsion systems for Trident II submarine launched ballistic missiles. Orbital ATK is also responsible for refurbishing all three solid propellant stages of the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) for the US. It is also involved in the joint venture for management and operation of the Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee and the Pantex Plant in Texas. Read more

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Moog

Moog develops launch vehicle and strategic missile controls for the Minuteman III (US) and Trident (D5) (US & UK) missiles. Read more

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Engility Holdings

Engility Holdings (United States): in February 2015 acquired US-based TASC. It is involved in the research and development for the Solid Rocket Motor Modernization Study of the Minuteman III system for the US arsenal. Read more

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Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne (United States), formerly known as GenCorp is involved in the design, development and production of land- and sea-based nuclear ballistic missile systems for the United States. It is currently producing propulsion systems for Minuteman III and D5 Trident nuclear missiles.  Read more

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Aecom

United States: Aecom is the main contractor for US nuclear weapons laboratories where modernisation and development of new nuclear weapons takes place.
 

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Airbus

Airbus (formerly EADS) is a Dutch company that produces and maintains the M51 submarine-launched nuclear missiles for the French navy. Through joint venture MBDA,  Airbus is also providing medium-range air-to-surface missiles to the French air force.

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ATK

United States: ATK (formerly Alliant Techsystems) has contracts until at least 2030 for solid propellant stages of the U.S. Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Read more

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BWX Technologies Inc

BWX Technologies Inc (formerly known as Babcock & Wilcox) (United States) manages and operates several US nuclear weapons facilities including the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), previously known as the Nevada Test Site, each of which are engaged in various aspects of nuclear warhead modernisation.

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