BAE Systems Land has recently spent over £206M on transforming its manufacturing facilities, infrastructure and processes. Its three munitions manufacturing facilities are based at Glascoed in South Wales; Radway Green near Crewe and Washington, Tyne and Wear.
Glascoed - 75 years of experience and £48M of investment in automation has created a next generation facility designed to deliver the highest standards of quality and safety in explosive Fill, Assembly and Pack of munitions and warheads.
Radway Green - Decades of experience and £83M of investment in new facilities have created a revolution in Small Arms Ammunition manufacture. Europe's largest capability for 5.56mm and 7.62mm NATO calibre ammunition - with a capacity of over one million rounds per day – is at Radway Green.
Washington - 96 years of experience and £75M of investment (including £13M on a new forge) are brought together in a new 31,000sqm facility for the Forming, Machining and Treatment of munitions, warheads and related sub components. Discover the difference agile, automated processes can make to quality and value.