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Discovery 25; The Science Engineering Technology at AWE, Issue 26, October 2015

Nicholson, G. (Editor)

Published by AWE plc, Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, 2015
Condition: Very good. Soft cover
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58 pages plus covers. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. References. Many illustrations in color. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Format is about 8.25 inches by 11.75 inches. The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) is responsible for the design, manufacture and support of warheads for the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent. It is the successor of the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment (AWRE), and has its main site on the former RAF Aldermaston. The establishment is the final destination for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament's annual march from Trafalgar Square, London. The first Aldermaston March took place in 1958. There is currently a monthly women's peace camp held outside the Establishment to protest against its existence. AWE has become the target of a campaign, Action AWE of protest specifically aimed curtailing its production at the next UK elections. AWE plc is responsible for the day-to-day operations of AWE, and is owned by a consortium of Jacobs Engineering Group, Lockheed Martin UK, and Serco through AWE Management Ltd who hold a 25 year contract (until March 2025) to operate AWE. All AWE sites remain owned by the UK government who also hold a golden share in AWE plc. The company is based close to Aldermaston, with major facilities at Burghfield. Presumed 1st edition/1st printing this issue. Bookseller Inventory # 73676

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Title: Discovery 25; The Science Engineering ...

Publisher: AWE plc, Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: Very good.

Edition: 1st Edition

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