Amec Foster Wheeler (AFW) has won a £35m contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
AFW is expected to supply research and technology services for the MoD’s Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programme (NNPP).
The five-year deal will cover critical areas of capability such as materials performance, materials science, modelling, code development, thermal hydraulics and non-destructive testing and examination.
Defence minister Harriett Baldwin comments, "Long-term investment in innovative research and technology like this is absolutely essential to ensuring that Britain's nuclear programme remains cutting-edge."
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