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Institutional Research & Development


The Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D, a program office part of the NNSA Office of Defense Programs, advocates for and manages NNSA’s Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) and Site Directed Research and Development (SDRD) Programs, with SDRD work performed at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).  This includes providing strategic R&D guidance and support, working jointly with NNSA leadership to ensure the complex’s vitality in meeting national security missions as an integrated national security enterprise, and advising NNSA senior leadership on issues and matters related to R&D. 

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