Amec Foster Wheeler secures £35m contract with UK Ministry of Defence

18 January 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract to supply the UK Ministry of Defence with research and technology (R&T) services.The work, for the MOD’s Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programme (NNPP), is worth approximately £35m over five years.

The contract will sustain about 70 jobs at Amec Foster Wheeler’s offices and laboratories in Warrington and Dorchester in the UK, where qualified and experienced technicians and subject matter experts carry out desk-based analysis and laboratory testing and also provide programme, project and technical management services.

The R&T contract covers critical areas of capability such as materials performance, materials science, modelling, code development, thermal hydraulics and non-destructive testing and examination.

Amec Foster Wheeler has provided support to the NNPP for several decades and this new contract secures that arrangement.