July 27, 2021

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University students explore nuclear nonproliferation with LANL experts in a virtual environment

NNSA partners with National Laboratories and universities to introduce engineering students to the field of international safeguards. Safeguards ensure that nuclear material and facilities are not used to illicitly manufacture nuclear weapons.

July 22, 2021

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Reuse, recast, reduce: Y-12’s Zero Power Physics Reactor Depleted Uranium Recovery Project yields results

Earlier this year, NNSA's Office of Nuclear Material Integration, in cooperation with the Y-12 National Security Complex, completed the Zero Power Physics Reactor Depleted Uranium Recovery Project.

July 21, 2021

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NNSA co-hosts international forum to raise awareness of viable alternatives to high-activity radioactive sources

NNSA and its counterparts in France and Germany virtually hosted over 200 people from across the world in June to discuss and share about transitioning to alternative technologies that reduce global reliance on high-activity radioactive sources.

July 19, 2021

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Meet the Mobile Packaging capability: One way NNSA supports nuclear material removals anywhere in the world

NNSA is responsible for removing and/or securing high-risk radioactive materials around the world that pose a potential threat. To support that mission, it developed mobile facilities to process and secure highly enriched uranium and plutonium.

July 12, 2021

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Paloma Richard’s NNSA career integrates significant missions, milestones, and extraordinary opportunities

Preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons around the world and averting the use of radioactive materials by domestic and international criminal elements are major NNSA missions that Paloma Richard has contributed to since joining the agency in 2010.

July 9, 2021

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NNSA leads national collaboration to drive next-generation in AI for nonproliferation

Four researchers share their cutting-edge work in AI for national security.

July 8, 2021

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New manager credits teamwork, family commitment, and community support for success at NNSA’s Savannah River Field Office

When newly arrived NNSA Savannah River Field Office Manager Jason Armstrong was growing up in California in the 1980s, the last thing on his mind was that he’d ever work in the nuclear field, much less become a senior leader within the federal government.

July 7, 2021

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NNSA announces annual individual security awards

NNSA recently announced annual awards for the Nuclear Security Enterprise’s federal and contractor security professionals and managers of the year.

July 2, 2021

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Office of Secure Transportation’s aviation team wins prestigious federal and departmental awards

Members of NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation’s aviation team were recently presented with awards for their outstanding contributions to aviation, education, and flight safety.

July 1, 2021

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Sandia’s support for international nuclear explosion monitoring and treaty verification runs wide and deep

NNSA experts have been making advances in support of international nuclear explosion monitoring and verification. At Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico, two projects have recently made significant contributions toward this effort.