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DOE’s representative in Japan discusses his successes in energy and nuclear security there

“Japan is poor in natural resources and relies heavily on imports – particularly U.S. energy imports,” Matzkin-Bridger said as he showed a chart displaying the breakdown of energy production in Japan. He went on to explain how billions of dollars in Japanese investment support thousands of jobs in the U.S. energy sector. Before becoming an [...]

DOE’s representative in Japan discusses his successes in energy and nuclear security there2019-10-10T14:09:30-06:00

NNSA recognizes counsel in Naval Reactors Lab Field Office with Legal Excellence Award

You are here Home » NNSA recognizes counsel in Naval Reactors Lab Field Office with Legal Excellence Award NNSA General Counsel Bruce M. Diamond gives the General Counsel Legal Excellence Award to Clifford Nunn of the NNSA Naval Reactors Field Office. Clifford Nunn was named the recipient of the NNSA Office of the General Counsel [...]

NNSA recognizes counsel in Naval Reactors Lab Field Office with Legal Excellence Award2019-10-02T14:09:34-06:00

NNSA partners with NATO on first-ever maritime pilot course

You are here Home » NNSA partners with NATO on first-ever maritime pilot course a maritime search team moves to the training vessels during the capstone exercise of the training program. The Spectral Advanced Radiological Computing System used during maritime search operations on a Rubberized Hardened Inflatable Boat. NNSA partnered with NATO to complete its [...]

NNSA partners with NATO on first-ever maritime pilot course2019-09-30T14:08:48-06:00

NNSA National Lab employees chosen as STEM ambassadors

A celebration of intellectual curiosity and mentorship, the AAAS IF/THEN ambassador program recognizes talented science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals across a variety of industries. With a philosophy of “if we support a woman in STEM, then she can change the world,” IF/THEN works to inspire and empower the next generation of pioneers. Taylor [...]

NNSA National Lab employees chosen as STEM ambassadors2019-09-25T14:08:56-06:00

U.S., Japan strengthen nuclear security ties through working group

The U.S.-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group convened for its 10th meeting in Livermore, California, last month. The working group was established in 2011 to demonstrate leadership in strengthening nuclear security worldwide and enhancing international cooperation in the field of peaceful nuclear activities. NNSA’s Associate Principal Deputy Administrator, David Huizenga, co-chaired the meeting at Lawrence Livermore [...]

U.S., Japan strengthen nuclear security ties through working group2019-09-05T14:08:22-06:00

NNSA partners with Peru to keep 2019 Pan American Games safe

You are here Home » NNSA partners with Peru to keep 2019 Pan American Games safe Peruvian National Police personnel performing sweeps of a venue with pagers and backpack radiation detectors NNSA Scientist Nathan Hoteling, right, explaining the mapping software to a Peruvian National Police member with the assistance of an interpreter While thousands of [...]

NNSA partners with Peru to keep 2019 Pan American Games safe2019-09-04T14:11:50-06:00

NNSA holds nuclear security training workshop with ASEAN members

NNSA held an antiterrorism training workshop in August in Thailand with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ Network of Regulatory Bodies on Atomic Energy, known as ASEANTOM. The goal was to enhance ASEANTOM members’ capabilities to prevent, counter, and respond to acts of radiological and nuclear terrorism, and expand on nuclear security cooperation that already [...]

NNSA holds nuclear security training workshop with ASEAN members2019-08-29T14:08:26-06:00

New Radiological Assistance Program Center of Excellence is ready

The RAP Region 1 volunteers and full-time personnel were previously located at several buildings that lacked adequate training space, storage, and a maintenance area. This renovation project consolidated administrative offices, training facilities, and storage areas into a newly refurbished facility that will enable more efficient and rapid deployment of regional assets. A new loading ramp [...]

New Radiological Assistance Program Center of Excellence is ready2019-08-28T14:14:10-06:00

NNSA and the Netherlands help Kazakhstan improve radioactive source management

Radioactive sources must be safely and securely controlled throughout their lifecycle, as they can remain highly radioactive after their useful lives. “Thank you to our Dutch colleagues for their support to these important projects. Radioactive source end-of-life management is a critical aspect of radiological security,” said Dr. Brent Park, NNSA’s Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear [...]

NNSA and the Netherlands help Kazakhstan improve radioactive source management2019-08-27T14:11:09-06:00

NNSA cost estimating professionals seek continuous improvement

There were many sessions over the two-day event—both classified and unclassified—designed to share best practices and provide helpful perspectives on topics including case studies, analysis of alternatives, capital acquisition planning, and risk analysis. Kathy Lane, on detail to NNSA from Sandia National Labs, gave a talk about how to build a schedule for a major [...]

NNSA cost estimating professionals seek continuous improvement2019-08-26T14:09:13-06:00