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Inspection Report: IG-0770

July 20, 2007

Protective Force MK-19 Grenade Launcher Use at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Pantex Facility

The National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Pantex Facility is this Nation's only nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility. The nature of such work necessitates the development and implementation of protection strategies based upon the Department of Energy's (Department) Design Basis Threat process. Facilities such as Pantex develop Site Safeguards and Security Plans to describe the physical protection programs, evaluations of risk, and identified facility targets associated with the threat.