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NNSA and Turkey cooperate to combat nuclear smuggling

NNSA and the FBI recently teamed up to provide the Turkish National Police with radiation detection systems and training that will enhance their capabilities to detect smuggled nuclear and radiological materials. “The recently completed training with the Turkish National Police is an important step toward expanding our relationship with a key partner in a strategically [...]

NNSA and Turkey cooperate to combat nuclear smuggling 2017-08-11T14:08:25+00:00

Explore career opportunities at NNSA and its M&O partners

NNSA and its Managing & Operating (M&O) partners employ nearly 40,000 people nationwide. Many work in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) fields, but there are thousands who support the Nuclear Security Enterprise in everything from accounting to waste management. There are open positions across the enterprise. Learn more about the careers available at these [...]

Explore career opportunities at NNSA and its M&O partners 2017-07-31T14:08:04+00:00

NNSA partners with ROTC in new internship program

NNSA and the U.S. military have joined forces. Together, the Office of Defense Programs and the Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) Internship Program are providing a new opportunity for student enrichment in the Nuclear Security Enterprise. Under the leadership of Brigadier General Michael Lutton, Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application for NNSA, the Internship [...]

NNSA partners with ROTC in new internship program 2017-07-27T14:08:10+00:00

NNSA recognizes Sandia researcher on National Thermal Engineer Day

NNSA’s mission to enhance national security requires a collaborative effort from the best and brightest scientific minds in the fields of technology and engineering. The Nuclear Security Enterprise consists of people who are leaders in their fields. Today is National Thermal Engineer Day and NNSA highlights Jill Suo-Anttila of Sandia National Laboratories. Suo-Anttila works in [...]

NNSA recognizes Sandia researcher on National Thermal Engineer Day 2017-07-24T14:07:55+00:00

Savannah River Site Reaches Milestone in Supplying Tritium for National Defense

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The National Nuclear Security Administration’s Savannah River Tritium Enterprise (SRTE) in Aiken, S.C., has conducted three tritium extractions in fiscal year 2017, marking the first time the Tritium Extraction Facility has performed more than one extraction in a year.  “Achieving this significant milestone – especially doing it safely, securely, and in a [...]

Savannah River Site Reaches Milestone in Supplying Tritium for National Defense 2017-07-20T14:08:15+00:00

NNSA Spearheads International Effort to Convert Ghana Reactor to LEU Fuel

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – A team of experts from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), China, and Ghana completed the conversion of Ghana’s GHARR-1 Miniature Neutron Source Reactor (MNSR) from highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel on July 13. These reactor conversions [...]

NNSA Spearheads International Effort to Convert Ghana Reactor to LEU Fuel 2017-07-19T14:10:00+00:00

CAPSTONE training for NNSA leader not a finishing touch, but an important step in lifelong learning

The men and women who combine active duty military service with a complementary role at NNSA bring their unique experiences and leadership skills to their careers while building upon those skills with ongoing armed forces training. This training enriches NNSA’s workforce and enhances its ability to fulfill national security missions. Earlier this year, Brig. Gen. [...]

CAPSTONE training for NNSA leader not a finishing touch, but an important step in lifelong learning 2017-07-10T14:08:19+00:00

Albuquerque Complex Project reaches design milestone

The plan to construct a new facility for NNSA employees in Albuquerque, N.M., is progressing on schedule. An NNSA team and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed the 60 percent design phase for the Albuquerque Complex Project, an important milestone on the path to a modern and efficient facility for NNSA [...]

Albuquerque Complex Project reaches design milestone 2017-07-07T14:07:38+00:00

U.S. and Poland host international nonproliferation workshop for law enforcement personnel

The U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and the U.S. Department of State partnered with the Polish Customs Service to host the first joint field operation workshop for law enforcement personnel June 20-22 at the Rzeszów–Jasionka Airport near Jasionka, Poland. The regional workshop consisted of classroom-based lectures on commodities that are subject to [...]

U.S. and Poland host international nonproliferation workshop for law enforcement personnel 2017-06-26T14:07:27+00:00

Improper Shipment from Los Alamos National Laboratory

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has been informed by Los Alamos National Laboratory that proper procedures were not followed in shipping small quantities of special nuclear material to both Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Savannah River National Laboratory last week. The shipments should have been made using commercial ground cargo [...]

Improper Shipment from Los Alamos National Laboratory 2017-06-24T14:08:06+00:00