Design and production engineering

Nuclear reactors for naval propulsion, designed and built by TechnicAtome, help to implement the French deterrence policy by providing autonomy, safety and availability for vessels that are equipped with them.

TechnicAtome has expert knowledge of all branches of nuclear reactor design, Nuclear Safety and Processes, System Engineering, Mechanical engineering, I & C and Measurements,, comprising over 70 technical specialities, making use of laboratories, test resources and efficient computing resources.

TechnicAtome is prime contractor for the design and production of on-board nuclear reactor programmes, interfacing with the main Shipbuilding contractor.

© TechnicAtome

© TechnicAtome


  • Designs and manufactures nuclear reactors for naval propulsion and associated systems, including fuels and complete cores
  • Develops nuclear reactors according to environmental imperatives, in conjunction with the main Shipbuilding contractor
  • Works as prime contractor for major programmes on behalf of project managers