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July 30, 2020
NNSA announces funding opportunity to help U.S. industry achieve commercial-scale production of Mo-99 by 2023
NNSA issued a funding opportunity announcement today to foster commercial-scale domestic production of the medical isotope molybdenum-99.
July 27, 2020
Representatives from African countries discussed the need for assistance in nuclear medicine and radiology at a 2019 regional event hosted by Nigeria and funded in part by NNSA.
NNSA awards $1.5 million in grants to enhance nuclear medicine and radiology knowledge in Africa
NNSA has awarded grants totaling $1.5 million to two non-profits to support capacity building for medical professionals in sub-Saharan Africa.
July 24, 2020
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty was the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, which was entirely virtual this year.
NNSA Administrator celebrates cooperation at meeting dedicated to nuclear materials management
Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty delivered the keynote speech for a virtual gathering of minds dedicated to the cause of nonproliferation last week.
May 27, 2020
Workshop on Signatures of Man-Made Isotope Production (WOSMIP) went online rather than not carry on their vital work of discussing the issues surrounding detecting nuclear explosions.
What do you do when a pandemic disrupts a vital conference on nuclear explosion detection? You take it online, of course!
When COVID-19 cancelled its international conference, the Workshop on Signatures of Man-Made Isotope Production went virtual.
February 26, 2020
NNSA to begin site preparation activities at SRS for the Surplus Plutonium Disposition Project
NNSA is set to begin site preparation activities for the next phase of the Surplus Plutonium Disposition Project at the Savannah River Site.
February 11, 2020
NNSA Administrator, Belgium Ambassador announce new international working group to address insider threats
NNSA and Belgium's Federal Agency for Nuclear Control announced a new working group to address insider threats.
February 10, 2020
United States, Japan highlight transportation security at ICONS
NNSA and Japan Atomic Energy Agency hold event as follow-up to November 2019 International Transportation Security Symposium.
February 4, 2020
NNSA provides assistance to IAEA for enhancing radiation therapy and medical physics capabilities in Egypt
NNSA has allocated $500,000 to the International Atomic Energy Agency to enhance the quality of cancer treatment in Egypt.
November 22, 2019
Representatives from more than 30 countries came together in Tokyo to discuss the safety and security of radioactive material in transit.
NNSA joins partner countries for first-ever international symposium on securely transporting nuclear and radioactive materials
U.S. representatives journeyed to Tokyo to participate in the first International Transportation Security Symposium.
November 19, 2019
NNSA reaches settlement agreement with MOX Services
NNSA has settled with MOX Services and its parent companies to resolve contract matters pertaining to the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility.
September 18, 2019
NNSA donates container to IAEA for shipping radioactive sources
NNSA presented the International Atomic Energy Agency with a container for transporting highly radioactive materials.
September 4, 2019
The meeting was led by NNSA Associate Principal Deputy Administrator David Huizenga, right, and Ambassador Koji Kano of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
U.S., Japan strengthen nuclear security ties through working group
The U.S.-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group convened for its 10th meeting in Livermore, California.
August 29, 2019
The Thailand Institute for Nuclear Technology Staff meet with instructors to prepare for a demonstration drill at the ASEANTOM training event.
NNSA holds nuclear security training workshop with ASEAN members
NNSA held an training workshop in Thailand with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ Network of Regulatory Bodies on Atomic Energy.
August 27, 2019
Containers with consolidated sources on long-term, secure storage pad at Mangystau Atomic Energy Complex-Kazatomprom.
NNSA and the Netherlands help Kazakhstan improve radioactive source management
NNSA partnered with the Netherlands to complete two major radioactive source management projects in Kazakhstan.
July 31, 2019
NNSA’s stockpile stewardship and nuclear nonproliferation annual reports delivered to Congress
NNSA has released the FY20 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan and the Prevent, Counter, and Respond—NNSA’s Plan to Reduce Global Threats.
July 22, 2019
NNSA awards cooperative agreements for the production of molybdenum-99 to three U.S. companies
NNSA has completed negotiations for three cooperative agreement awards for the production of molybdenum-99 without the use of highly enriched uranium.
July 2, 2019
A scene from the January 2019 NNSA job fair in Arlington, Virginia.
NNSA job fair returning to the D.C. area
A look at the July 11 hiring event being held in Arlington, Virginia.
June 24, 2019
Crew members use a crane to prepare for one part of the Source Physics Experiment in 2018
Scientists can better detect underground nuclear explosions thanks to NNSA’s Source Physics Experiment
NNSA completed the second phase of the SPE at Nevada National Security Site
June 3, 2019
Sachiko McAlhany with NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty.
Thank you for your service: An NNSA salute
Four NNSA employees and a friend to NNSA retired recently.
May 24, 2019
Georgia’s Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture and the head of Georgia’s Agency of Nuclear and Radiation Safety are joined by U.S. and U.K. partners in front of the secure truck.
U.S. and U.K. support radiological security in nation of Georgia
NNSA, the United Kingdom, and Georgia have enhanced radiological security in the Black Sea nation.
May 22, 2019
Ambassador Linton Brooks, left, and NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, right, present the 2019 Linton Brooks Award to Jessica Lillo.
NNSA honors two early-career employees
NNSA awarded two early-career employees with the 2019 Linton F. Brooks Medal for Dedication to Public Service this month.
May 21, 2019
NNSA marks 20th anniversary of the Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence program
NNSA marked the 20th anniversary of the Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence program with a ceremony.
May 15, 2019
Thais Ramo, an NNSA Graduate Fellow
Graduate Fellow Feature: Thais Ramo
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for recent graduates, including Thais Ramo, to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
May 10, 2019
Dr. Karen Ventura, an NGFP Fellow
Teachers of now-NNSA fellows inspire passion, gratitude, and perseverance
Inspiration -- especially from teachers -- stays with us all.
May 10, 2019
NNSA nonproliferation expert nominated for prestigious public service award
An NNSA nonproliferation expert is one of 26 finalists for the Partnership for Public Service’s 2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.