Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Orford Ness, Suffolk

BookAtomic Weapons Research Establishment, Orford Ness, Suffolk

Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Orford Ness, Suffolk

Cold War Research and Development Site: Survey Report

Research Reports

2009

June 15th, 2009

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The Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Orford Ness, Suffolk, was operational between 1956 and 1972. Its primary task was environmental testing to simulate the conditions that nuclear weapons and their components might experience during trials and in service use. The report is primarily concerned with the development of the post-war Atomic Weapons Research Establishment.

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Author and archaeologist at Historic England, Cambridge. Senior Investigator at Historic England, Cambridge.