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September 14, 2020
NNSA hosts Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control
NNSA Administrator hosted the Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control, Ambassador Marshall S. Billingslea, on a visit to NNSA sites.
September 10, 2020
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First Production Capability Unit marks B61-12 modernization milestone at Pantex
NNSA announced the completion of its second nuclear warhead modernization program First Production Capability Unit, a milestone for the B61.
September 9, 2020
Joe Harris of Consolidated Nuclear Security transformed the way the contractor for the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex approached remote work.
Building the IT infrastructure to keep Y-12 and Pantex operational
The CIO of the contractor running two key NNSA sites had no idea pandemic would place incredible requirements on company employees and infrastructure.
August 27, 2020
Pantex crew members prepare an injection well at the Pantex Plant.
A sweet solution to pollution remediation at Pantex
The Pantex Plant is doing its part as stewards of the land by trying to keep legacy contamination from reaching a nearby aquifer -- by using molasses.
August 24, 2020
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty was joined by NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty was joined by U.S. Rep. William “Mac” Thornberry during a tour of the Pantex Plant on Aug. 21.
NNSA Administrator visits Pantex Plant as part of Nuclear Security Enterprise tour
Last week, NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty continued her tour of the Nuclear Security Enterprise by visiting the Pantex Plant.
August 17, 2020
The Nuclear Security Enterprise hosts virtual job fair August 26
NNSA will host a Nuclear Security Enterprise virtual job fair Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EDT)
July 13, 2020
NNSA Administrator kicks off tour of the Nuclear Security Enterprise
Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty plans to make her way across the Nation to visit the agency’s eight labs, plants and sites by year’s end.
June 23, 2020
NNSA releases Performance Evaluation Summary for Consolidated Nuclear Security
M&O that runs the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex receives its FY 2019 performance evaluation.
June 4, 2020
The Coordinate Measuring Machine at the Pantex Plant has a 2-ton granite working surface and a bridge beam assembly floating on a thin cushion of air. It uses a high-performance scanning probe and can precisely measure items in 2D and 3D.
Precision in production: New Pantex metrology equipment will meet NNSA’s exacting standards
Metrology -- the science of weights and measures -- helps maintaining the safety, security, and reliability of the Nation’s nuclear arsenal.
May 14, 2020
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Pantex reaches milestone with W88 Alt 370
Pantex has announced the successful assembly of the W88 Alt 370 First Production Capability Unit.
January 15, 2020
NNSA Administrator attends Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at University of Michigan
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty attended the Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at the University of Michigan and spoke to interested students.
October 7, 2019
NNSA Administrator and Rep. Kaptur attend Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at The University of Toledo
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty joined Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at The University of Toledo Oct. 7 for Nuclear Security Enterprise Day.
August 8, 2019
One metric ton of plutonium removed safely and securely from South Carolina
NNSA has fulfilled a court order to remove one metric ton of defense plutonium from South Carolina.
August 5, 2019
Recruiters from NNSA and its labs, plants, and sites will be at Nuclear Security Enterprise Days on college campuses nationwide.
Nuclear Security Enterprise Days are coming to colleges around the country
NNSA will host several more recruiting events at colleges and universities across the country this fall.
July 16, 2019
NNSA recruitment initiative picking up steam with events nationwide
NNSA and its contracting partners have launched a nationwide recruitment initiative.
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.
May 16, 2019
NNSA authorizes full-scale operations at the High Explosives Pressing Facility at Pantex Plant in Texas
NNSA has authorized full-scale operations at the Pantex Plant’s High Explosives Pressing Facility following extensive readiness reviews.
May 6, 2019
NNSA releases strategic documents
NNSA released three strategic documents to guide efforts across the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
May 3, 2019
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DOE and NNSA employees go the extra mile in a nationwide virtual footrace
The DOE Mile is a friendly competition between labs, plants, and sites across the Department of Energy. It is May 7.
March 21, 2019
NNSA to host recruitment event at Georgia Tech
NNSA and its Management and Operating partners will host their first-ever Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
February 25, 2019
NNSA completes first production unit of modified warhead
NNSA successfully completed the First Production Unit of the W76-2 warhead Feb. 22 at the Pantex Plant.
February 8, 2019
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty speaks at the W76-1 Life Extension Program event at the Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas.
Completion of major modernization program calls for major celebration at Pantex Plant
The 20-year effort of modernizing the W76-1 warhead involved every one of NNSA’s labs, plants, and sites across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
February 7, 2019
A graphic used at the job fair for the whole of the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
The Nuclear Security Enterprise is hiring!
An estimated 1,700 candidates attended the first-ever NNSA-wide job fair in Arlington, Virginia.
February 5, 2019
NNSA launches enterprise recruitment initiative with its contractor partners at job fair in National Capital Region
Throngs of job seekers braved frigid temperatures in Arlington, Virginia, Jan. 31 for a chance to work in the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
January 29, 2019
Donna Riggs works at Y-12 National Security Complex for the the NNSA Production Office. She stamped the first production unit of the B61-12's canned subassembly to indicate it was certified.
Dedicated NNSA team members deserve a stamp of approval
Two of NNSA’s Life Extension Programs recently reached major milestones. Quality assurance professionals were on hand to mark these historic moments.