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November 15, 2017
NNSA Delivers Annual Reports to Congress on Progress of Stockpile Stewardship, Nuclear Nonproliferation
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) released the Fiscal Year ...
November 14, 2017
Stockpile stewardship: the numbers are in
Certifying the safety, security and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear stockpile is a complex and continuous process, demanding countless calcula...
November 7, 2017
NNSA awards $27.5 million in research grants to Cornell and Notre Dame
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has named Cornell University and t...
November 6, 2017
Defense Programs presents awards of excellence to NNSS employees
Nearly 300 individuals from 17 teams at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) received recognition recently for their technical collabora...
October 30, 2017
Graduate Fellow Feature: Amanda Davis
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise. These full...
October 27, 2017
Defense Programs leader speaks at Yale on international collaboration
Yale University’s Center for Language Study recently welcomed Brooke Samples, Director of International Programs for NNSA’s Offi...
October 17, 2017
NNSA Completes First Production Unit of W80-1 Alt 369
NNSA has completed the First Production Unit of the W80-1 Alteration (Alt) 369.
October 17, 2017
OST aviation program receives highest certification from International Aviation Council
The NNSA Office of Secure Transportation’s (OST) aviation program has achieved the highest possible safety standard awarded by the Int...
October 16, 2017
Science is the nucleus of NNSA
Nuclear Science Week is an international celebration of the atomic world. Just as the nucleus is at the center of the atom, nuclear science is a...
October 13, 2017
KCNSC employees recognized for contributions to stockpile stewardship
More than 340 individuals from 11 teams at the Kansas City National Security Campus received recognition recently for their technical collab...
October 3, 2017
Defense Programs recognizes employee excellence across the enterprise
Over 2,300 members of the Nuclear Security Enterprise were recently singled out for significant contributions to our nation’s nuclear ...
August 28, 2017
B61-12 Continues to Meet Qualification Test Schedule
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and U.S. Air Force completed two q...
May 11, 2017
Science Council promotes best science & technology for NNSA Defense Programs
Stockpile stewardship isn’t rocket science – it’s harder. The Science Council investigates and explores cross-cutting s...
April 13, 2017
NNSA, Air Force complete first B61-12 Life Extension Program qualification flight test at Tonopah Test Range
WASHINGTON, D.C. ­- The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and the U.S Air Force completed the...
February 23, 2017
W88 Alt 370 Program Reaches Milestone
The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) officially authorized the start of the production engineeri...
December 22, 2015
Office of Secure Transportation Celebrates 40th Anniversary
On Dec. 17, NNSA’s Office of Secure Transportation (OST) celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the transportation safeguards mission.