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January 11, 2018
Opening remarks at the fifth Plenary Meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification.
NNSA participates in International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification Plenary in Argentina
NNSA recently joined more than 25 countries, both with and without nuclear weapons, for a nuclear disarmament meeting.
January 4, 2018
The attributes of a high explosive test (left) are closely predicted in a computer modeling capability (center) that produces a
NNSA draws on weapons program expertise to enhance nuclear proliferation detection R&D
NNSA developed a method computer modeling that enhances U.S. ability to monitor and analyze foreign non-nuclear explosion
December 22, 2017
NNSA Releases ‘2017 Year in Review’ to Highlight Accomplishments Across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
NNSA today published the “2017 Year in Review.” The report highlights major accomplishments from the past year across vital national security missions
December 22, 2017
NNSA-sponsored program fosters new research staff and innovative safeguards solutions
When a partnership between a national laboratory and a university leads to innovative new technology in the field and talented young profess...
December 20, 2017
NNSA reaches milestone in developing new nuclear fuel for U.S. high-performance research reactors
NNSA is leading the charge to develop and qualify a new fuel that will enable the conversion of high-performance research reactors in the Un...
December 20, 2017
NNSA and MIT reach pivotal step in process to convert research reactor to LEU
NNSA and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) submitted a preliminary safety analysis report to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission...
December 19, 2017
Graduate Fellow Feature: Jerrica Goodson
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise. These full...
December 11, 2017
NNSA celebrates nonproliferation conversion milestone
NNSA’s Office of Material Management and Minimization hosted the annual Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors (RERTR) Inte...
December 7, 2017
NNSA partners with the Philippines to identify and repatriate U.S.-origin radiological material
NNSA’s Office of Radiological Security (ORS), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Philippine Nuclear Research Instit...
November 28, 2017
NNSA strengthens partnerships to reduce reliance on high-activity radioactive sources
Radiological sources are used in our everyday lives to treat cancer, sterilize medical equipment, prepare blood donations, and test pipeline...
November 27, 2017
NNSA participates in international conference on physical protection of nuclear material and nuclear facilities
Representatives from NNSA participated in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s International Conference on Physical Protect...
November 21, 2017
NNSA conducts nuclear safeguards workshop for North African countries
Experts from NNSA and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) conducted a workshop to promote the adoption of the Additional Protocol ...
November 16, 2017
NNSA leads U.S. participation in international nuclear verification initiative
The United States has joined Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom in a multi-year arms control initiative known as the Quad Nuclear Verific...
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 7, 2017
NNSA salutes its charter employees for the 40th anniversary of DOE
In October, DOE celebrated its 40th Anniversary so NNSA would like to recognize its charter employees – dedicated professionals who ha...
October 18, 2017
NNSA participates in radioactive source security workshop in Kazakhstan
NNSA recently participated in an international workshop in Kazakhstan with stakeholders from government agencies, private industry, and acad...
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 12, 2017
NNSA and partners launch project to reduce use of radioactive source-based devices in New York City
NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has partnered with the New York City ...
October 11, 2017
Graduate Fellow Feature: Ruby Russell
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise. These full...
September 22, 2017
NNSA collaborates with South African firm on groundbreaking conversion to low-enriched uranium-based molybdenum-99 production
Agency commends NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd with achievement award WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nucl...
September 19, 2017
NNSA partners with Kazakhstan Research Institute to Remove All of its Highly Enriched Uranium
Joint commitment to nonproliferation since 1996 has sparked deeper relationship with Institute for Nuclear Physics and enhances nuclear security...
August 29, 2017
NNSA Removes All Highly Enriched Uranium from Ghana
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), in cooperation with Ghana, C...
April 20, 2017
Preventing nuclear terrorism through global nuclear material removals
NNSA makes the world a safer place by removing or confirming the disposition of weapons-usable nuclear material from civilian sites across the globe.
April 18, 2017
NNSA and Moldova complete installation of radiation detection system at Chisinau Airport
Equipment, training will prevent smuggling of dangerous radioactive materials CHISINAU, Moldova – Representatives from the Department o...
November 15, 2016
OLEM: NNSA capability that strengthens the global nuclear safeguards mission
OLEM allows inspectors to measure the enrichment level of uranium as it flows through a gas centrifuge enrichment plant.