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  • We are delighted to announce two key personnel changes. Mr. Jay Tilden has officially been appointed as the Associate Administrator for Counterterrorism and Counterproliferation.  Jay has been the Acting Associate Administrator since Steve Aoki’s departure at the end of last year. ...
  • NNSA Administrator Frank Klotz, Dr. Steve Aoki, and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. Colleagues: It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of Dr. Steve Aoki, Associate Administrator for Counterterrorism and Counterproliferation. Steve officially retired on December 31st after 33...
  • National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the FBI announced today the completion of the Gamma Shield Thunder counterterrorism table-top exercise at LDS Hospital.  The exercise is part of NNSA’s Silent Thunder table-top series, which is aimed at giving federal, state and local...
  • Comprehensive Overview of NNSA’s Nonproliferation and Anti-terror Strategy WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) released its report on NNSA’s efforts to prevent nuclear proliferation and terrorism, Prevent, Counter, and Respond—A Strategic Plan to Reduce Global...
  • NNSA provides expertise, practical tools, and technically informed policy recommendations required to advance U.S. nuclear counterterrorism and counterproliferation objectives. It executes a unique program of work focused solely on these missions and builds partnerships with U.S. government...
  • Counterterrorism Policy and Cooperation Nuclear Threat Science
  • The Office of Nuclear Threat Science is responsible for overseeing the Nuclear Counterterrorism Program, an NNSA program that sustains specialized expertise and integrates and executes key activities to advise and enable technical aspects of U.S. Government nuclear counterterrorism and...
  • The 2011 National Strategy for Counterterrorism states that the danger of nuclear terrorism is the greatest threat to global security, and affirms preventing terrorist acquisition of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) as an overarching U.S. counterterrorism goal. The DOE/NNSA Office of...