Catalogue description Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and Atomic Weapons Establishment: Accident and Emergency Exercises: Files and Reports

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Reference: ES 28
Title: Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and Atomic Weapons Establishment: Accident and Emergency Exercises: Files and Reports
Description:

This series contains records relating to the planning and execution of training exercises designed to perfect responses to major accidents and emergencies.

AWRE/AWE has been involved in nuclear accident exercises for many years. These involved not just AWE, but also the police and the military, and occasionally US observers. Less complex scenarios were tested within the establishment at Aldermaston.

Date: 1963-1992
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Atomic Weapons Establishment, 1987-

Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, 1954-1973

Ministry of Defence, Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, 1973-1987

Physical description: 7 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Atomic Weapons Establishment , from 2017

Accruals: Series is accruing.

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