Office for Nuclear Regulation

BAE Systems Marine Limited (BAESML)


  • Operator/Licensee: BAE Systems Marine Limited
  • Type of site: Defence (submarine facilities)
  • Location: Barrow, Cumbria

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BAE Systems - HMS Astute leaves Barrow - credit BAE Systems


BAE Systems Marine Ltd, BAESML is the licensee for the nuclear licensed site at the Devonshire Dock Complex (DDC) at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. BAESML provide and operate facilities to design, manufacture, construct, test, and commission nuclear powered submarines for the Royal Navy, including the installation of the Naval Reactor Plant (NRP) and associated control systems, as well as submarine state-of-the-art combat systems and equipment. On the licensed site, BAESML is currently building the Astute- and Dreadnought-class submarines, as well as a range of new facilities to support current and future programmes.