Tag Archive for: United Kingdom

ICAN UK campaigners blockade London Arms Fair

Colleagues at ICAN UK promoted the report and joined hundreds of protesters from Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) and other groups Read more

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BAE Systems

BAE Systems (United Kingdom) is involved in the nuclear weapons programmes of France, the UK and the US. It produces key components for Trident II (D5) missiles for the US and UK nuclear arsenals. It also produces US Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) systems. BAE Systems is also part of the MBDA joint venture and provides nuclear armed air-to-surface missiles for France.

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Jacobs Engineering

Jacobs Engineering Group (United States) is involved in the joint venture AWE-ML. They are The AWE is responsible for warhead maintenance for the UK’s Trident II-nuclear arsenal. According to reports, the AWE facility is also developing a new warhead, the Mark 4A or Mk4A. The company is also part of the consortium responsible for the US nuclear weapons test site- Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) near Las Vegas.

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin (United States) is responsible for the construction of the Trident II (D5) nuclear missiles for the US and the UK. It is also involved in the production and maintenance of the Minuteman III nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles for the US, and will now be developing the new Long Range Stand-Off (LRSO) missile. It is part of the team that manages the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment, that designs, manufactures and maintains nuclear warheads for the UK. It is also engaged in US nuclear weapons modernisation at the Pantex, Savannah River and Y-12 facilities.

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Serco

Serco (United Kingdom) is part the joint venture AWE-ML, which runs the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment. It is responsible for manufacturing and maintaining Trident nuclear warheads for the UK arsenal, as well as developing the new Mark4A.

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Rolls-Royce

United Kingdom: Rolls‑Royce is part of a joint venture in the United Kingdom to develop Successor, a new class of nuclear-armed submarine. It is also involved in the maintenance of the existing fleet of Vanguard-class nuclear-armed submarines.

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Redhall Group

United Kingdom: Redhall Group operates within the nuclear weapons industry via contracts with the British Ministry of Defence carrying out mechanical and electrical engineering activities at the Atomic Weapons Establishment.

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