Defence nuclear

We provide technical, safety and environmental assurance to UK platform and combat system designs, nuclear propulsion systems, manufacturing facilities and infrastructure.

Frazer-Nash has one of the most comprehensive design and assurance solution portfolios in the UK defence industry.

We support platform design, nuclear propulsion, manufacturing facilities and infrastructure, and weapon systems including combat, strategic, and tactical. We assist our clients throughout their project life cycle, from concept through to disposal.


Specialist expertise in defence engineering

We combine our specialist knowledge in nuclear science and engineering expertise to deliver comprehensive programme support. Our nuclear and defence SQEPs apply deep technical understanding to anticipate, plan and specify programme requirements through a systems engineering approach. We provide bespoke solutions and enhance in-house capability to help clients de-risk complex defence programmes. We are a Tier 1 supplier to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and provide a full range of defence engineering services within the nuclear sector.


Our skills and services

  • Requirements engineering
  • Specification development and review
  • System and component design
  • Nuclear safety
  • Structural assessment
  • Fluids and thermal analysis
  • Materials selection and performance
  • Electrical, control and instrumentation
  • Obsolescence and life extension
  • Systems analysis and modelling
  • Corrosion
  • Signatures
  • Shock
  • Software
  • Human factors