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emergency response assets

  • The Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (FRMAC) is a federal asset available on request by the Department of Homeland Security  (DHS) and state and local agencies to respond to a nuclear or radiological incident. The FRMAC is an interagency organization with representation...
  • NNSA's Radiation Emergency Assistance Center / Training Site (REAC/TS) is on-call 24 hours a day, to provide medical care or consultative assistance involving the exposure to ionizing radiation or radiological contamination.  REAC/TS, located in Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge in Oak...
  • NNSA's Accident Response Group (ARG) provides technical guidance and responds to U.S. nuclear weapons accidents.  The team assists in assessing weapons damage and risk, and in developing and implementing procedures for safe weapon recovery, packaging, transportation, and disposal of damaged...
  • NNSA's Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability's (ARAC) role in an emergency begins when hazardous material is released into the atmosphere by a radiological dispersal device, improvised nuclear weapon, or nuclear radiological accident.  ARAC is hosted in a facility called the National...
  • NNSA's Aerial Measuring System (AMS) provides specialized airborne radiation detection systems to provide real-time measurements of low levels of air and ground contamination. The AMS team consists of scientists, technicians, pilots, and ground support personnel. These trained experts are in charge...
  • NNSA's Radiological Assistance Program (RAP) is the nation's premier first-response resource in assessing an emergency situation and advising decision-makers on further steps to take to evaluate and minimize the hazards of a radiological incident.  RAP provides resources (trained personnel and...