Risktec has a substantial track record of providing safety, security, licensing and engineering support to defence clients in the UK and internationally.

We have extensive experience of a wide range of defence markets including nuclear submarines, dockyards, naval bases and specialist facilities.  This experience covers the complete lifecycle of these assets, as well as a proven track record in meeting the challenges of specific projects. In working with us, clients can be assured of responsive, high quality technical support delivered by experienced consultants, tailored to meet specific circumstances.


Our experience and expertise



  • Operating power reactors
  • Small modular reactors
  • Mining and enrichment
  • Fuel fabrication and processing
  • Spent fuel and waste management
  • Handling and transportation
  • Interim storage
  • Long-term disposal
  • Research and advanced reactors
  • Radiological laboratories


  • Nuclear site operators
  • Prospective licensees
  • Reactor designers and vendors
  • Design companies
  • EPC contractors
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Industry bodies and regulators
  • Research institutions

Plant lifecycle

  • Pre-licensing / concept design
  • Licensing
  • Design and specfication
  • Construction and commissioning
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Periodic review
  • Plant modification
  • Plant life extension
  • Post-operational activities
  • Care and maintenance

Industry challenges

  • Ageing infrastructure
  • Obsolescence
  • Workforce demographics
  • Skills gap
  • Affordability
  • Waste management
  • Introduction of new reactor designs
  • Digitalisation
  • Security
  • Regulatory changes
  • Cultural challenges

Our services

We offer a comprehensive range of services to support best practice risk and safety management in the defence sector.


Specialist risk and safety management services, delivering proportionate solutions to help reduce and manage risk


Specialist risk, HSSE and engineering associates to work at client locations to help fill resource and skills shortages


Online and classroom training and postgraduate education to help develop competent risk and safety management professionals


Inspections of vendor equipment to mitigate project, safety, environment, production and regulatory risks


Some representative clients


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