Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations
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The Manufacturing Site was licensed in August 1960 and deals with processing of uranium fuel and the fabrication of Rolls-Royce PWR nuclear reactor cores for Royal Navy submarines such as the new Astute-class.
The Neptune/Radioactive Components Facility Site was licensed in November 1961 and houses the Neptune test reactor which is used to conduct experiments on reactor cores.
It was created as a joint company in 1954 with the name Rolls-Royce and Associates; the associates being Vickers, Foster Wheeler and later Babcock & Wilcox. It changed its name on 15 January 1999 to Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations Limited and is part of the marine business of Rolls-Royce plc.
- Rolls-Royce Nuclear
- HSE Nuclear Safety Review
- Rolls-Royce History Lecture (pdf)
- CND article about Raynesway nuclear safety
- Bird's Eye aerial photo of Raynesway's Neptune reactor test facility on UK Secret Bases website
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