Office of National Infrastructure & Sustainability
The Office of National Infrastructure and Sustainability (ONIS) is responsible for assists the Russian Federation in developing and maintaining a nation-wide MPC&A infrastructure, thereby ensuring that U.S.-funded security upgrades can be maintained by Russia. As part of this effort, ONIS is developing strategies for transitioning technical and financial support for the operation of MPC&A systems to full Russian Federation support.
ONIS activities include:
Develops regulations and procedures for MPC&A operations, and strengthens inspection and oversight capabilities.
Develops training programs for Russians in MPC&A program management, MPC&A fundamentals, MPC&A systems and operation and maintenance.
Upgrades protective force training and housing facilities to improve their ability to protect nuclear warheads and nuclear materials.
Upgrades key elements of nuclear weapons and material transport infrastructure, including railcars, trucks, escort vehicles, material over-packs, command centers and communications technologies.