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August 29, 2018
Secretary Perry presents the honor awards
Secretary Perry Hosts DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards Ceremony
Secretary Perry recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission.
August 23, 2018
NNSA, TVA Announce Interagency Agreement for Down-Blending Highly Enriched Uranium
NNSA and Tennessee Valley Authority to enter interagency agreement to down-blend highly enriched uranium in support of national security mission.
July 27, 2018
OST graduates largest group of federal agents in eight years
NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation welcomed 24 federal agents at a graduation ceremony upon completion of Nuclear Materials Courier training.
July 20, 2018
NNSA begins second phase of Source Physics Experiment in Nevada
NNSA completed the first underground, chemical explosion in the second phase of the Source Physics Experiment to detect underground nuclear explosions
July 13, 2018
Naval Reactors awards Naval Nuclear Laboratory contracts to Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC
Naval Reactors announced the selection of Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC as the new contractor for the Naval Nuclear Laboratory.
July 5, 2018
NNSA awards $10 million cooperative agreement to Texas A&M University
NNSA has designated a new Center of Excellence to be led by Texas A&M University in the area of Low Energy Nuclear Science.
July 2, 2018
NNSA breaks ground on Albuquerque Complex Project
NNSA broke ground today on a state-of-the-art facility for its workforce in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
June 29, 2018
NNSA, Air Force complete successful end-to-end B61-12 Life Extension Program flight tests at Tonopah Test Range
NNSA and the U.S. Air Force completed two non-nuclear system qualification flight tests of the B61-12 gravity bomb on June 9 at Tonopah Test Range.
June 26, 2018
US–UK Mutual Defense Agreement Marks 60 Years
Agreement provides for the exchange of defense information relevant to nuclear weapons, naval nuclear propulsion, and nuclear threat reduction.
June 20, 2018
NNSA conducts rocket-based research in Hawaii with ‘HOT SHOT’
NNSA and Sandia National Laboratories launched a rocket in May that carried experiments to support the stockpile and increase scientific understanding
June 18, 2018
Radiological Assistance Program marks 60 years at the forefront of nuclear response effort
NNSA marks 60 years of the Radiological Assistance Program (RAP) this month.
June 8, 2018
NNSA awards Los Alamos National Laboratory Management & Operating Contract
National Nuclear Security Administration awards Triad National Security, LLC the M&O contract for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
May 8, 2018
NNSA senior leader nominated for prestigious public service award
A leader in nuclear nonproliferation at NNSA has been named one of 27 finalists for the 2018 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.
May 4, 2018
NNSA to conduct aerial radiation assessment survey over the University of Florida
NNSA will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over the University of Florida campus and Gainesville area between May 7 and 9.
April 24, 2018
Albuquerque Complex Project authorized to begin construction
NNSA authorized the start of construction of the Albuquerque Complex Project on April 20.
April 19, 2018
NNSA awards $7 million cooperative agreement to University of Texas at Austin
NNSA has designated a new Center of Excellence at the University of Texas at Austin as part of the Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program.
April 10, 2018
Twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter operated by NNSA in Nevada. AMS teams fly “low and slow” to survey large areas and provide real-
NNSA to conduct aerial radiation assessment survey over Boston in support of marathon
NNSA will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over the route of the Boston Marathon, from Hopkinton to Boston, between April 12 and April 15.
April 10, 2018
NNSA launches redesigned website for migration to
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration has launched a redesigned version of its website at at
April 9, 2018
Statement from NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty on Secretary Perry’s supercomputing initiative
Today’s announcement by Secretary Perry is great news for NNSA and our nuclear security missions.
April 9, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $1.8 Billion Initiative for New Supercomputers
Request for Proposal calls for a system to be deployed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
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.
April 3, 2018
Dr. Brent K. Park sworn in as Deputy Administrator for NNSA’s Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation
Dr. Brent K. Park was sworn in as the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation.
March 23, 2018
An artist's rendering of what the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) will look like when complete.
Uranium Processing Facility authorized to start construction on main buildings
The Uranium Processing Facility project has been authorized to start construction on three main buildings.
March 9, 2018
NNSA Administrator makes first visit to Savannah River Site
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty visited the Savannah River Site today.