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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
The DOE Mile 2019 logo
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.
January 15, 2019
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addresses the workforce at an All Hands meeting
NNSA Administrator highlights 2018 achievements and looks to the future at end-of-year All Hands
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addressed the federal workforce at an All Hands meeting last month at DOE headquarters in Washington.
January 4, 2019
Brian Gullett, center, accepts his team’s Award of Excellence from NNSA Assistant Deputy Administrator for Major Modernization Programs Michael Thompson and NNSA Production Office Deputy Manager Teresa Robbins.
Team members across Nuclear Security Enterprise excel in stockpile stewardship
Each year, NNSA Defense Programs awards are presented to NNSA employees who have shown outstanding support of the Stockpile Stewardship program.
December 28, 2018
Savannah River Site employees sort toys prior to being loaded into several waiting trucks.
The season of giving comes to NNSA
NNSA's people work tirelessly to help keep our Nation safe, but for many, the holiday season is a special time to give back.
September 28, 2018
B61-12 Life Extension Program Successfully Completes Final Design Review
NNSA has successfully completed a Final Design Review for the B61-12 Life Extension.
June 15, 2018
The Nuclear Security Enterprise takes in the scenery on Nature Photography Day
The National Laboratories, plants, and sites of NNSA span our beautiful nation from coast to coast.
April 5, 2018
NNSA Administrator attends ribbon-cutting ceremony for new administrative building at Pantex Plant
The NNSA Administrator attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the opening of the new Drummond Center at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo.
March 8, 2018
1959: Betty Carrell became the first female mechanical engineer among 350 peers at Sandia National Laboratories' California site.
Wonderful women of yesteryear
Before there was an NNSA, there was a workforce dedicated to nationwide nuclear security. A look back at some fantastic females of nuclear security.
February 16, 2018
Members of the Electronic Derivative Classifier Reviewing Officer System team
Pantex and Y-12 employees singled out for success in stockpile stewardship
Over 200 employees from the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex received recognition recently for their exceptional contributions.
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
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 ...
July 31, 2017
Explore career opportunities at NNSA and its M&O partners
Click here to see video.NNSA and its Managing & Operating (M&O) partners employ nearly 40,000 people nationwide. Many work in science,...