Select Committee on Defence Fourth Report

Annex: List of Abbreviations

AWE    Atomic Weapons Establishment

BAE    formerly British Aerospace

BAES    BAE Systems

CND    Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

CTBT    Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

DIS    Defence Industrial Strategy

DML    Devonport Management Limited

DPA    Defence Procurement Agency

HPV    Heavy Pressure Vessel

IPT    Integrated Project Team

KBR    formerly Kellogg, Brown and Root

MIS    Maritime Industrial Strategy

MoD    Ministry of Defence

NPT    (Nuclear) Non-Proliferation Treaty

NSRP    Nuclear Steam Raising Plant

RNAD    Royal Naval Armaments Depot

SDR    Strategic Defence Review (1998)

SLBM    Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

SSBN  Sub-Surface Ballistic Nuclear (Nuclear-powered, nuclear-armed submarine)

SSN  Sub-Surface Nuclear (Nuclear-powered, conventionally-armed submarine)

VSEL  Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Limited

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