Press Releases

The Office of Public Affairs showcases NNSA’s latest news and current events for media outlets around the world.
Dave Young
Dec 12, 2011

Medal honors employees whose actions, deeds exemplify the spirit of public service commitment

Press Release
Dec 7, 2011

Radiation Detection Project will Help Prevent Smuggling of Nuclear Material

Motor Control
Dec 2, 2011

Stop-gap measure needed for national security until Uranium Processing Facility becomes operational

Nov 30, 2011

John Maenchen recognized for work in pulsed charged particle beams

Nov 8, 2011

Military Academic Collaborations Program places participants throughout enterprise

Nov 7, 2011

Training focuses on events following a nuclear/radiological incident, event

Press Release
Nov 3, 2011

Representatives of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA),   the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence and Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” met this week in Copenhagen, Denmark for their Sixth Annual Nuclear Security Best Practices Exchange.  The two day workshop focused on nuclear security with a particular emphasis on managing and securing...

Press Release
Nov 1, 2011

The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Global Threat Reduction Initiative announced today the signing of a cooperative agreement with NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLC, to further the development of accelerator-based technology to produce molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) in the United States.

Press Release
Nov 1, 2011

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that the NNSA Office of Emergency Operations provided assistance to the Mexican government in nuclear/radiological detection and adjudication during the recently concluded PanAmerican (PanAm) games. 

Press Release
Oct 31, 2011

Move will result in retention of approximately 90 high-quality jobs

Oct 27, 2011

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) today announced the completion of a table-top counterterrorism exercise at Children’s Hospital Boston. Longwood Thunder was the latest in the NNSA’s Silent Thunder series, which gives federal, state and local officials and responders critical, hands-on experience in prioritized...

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Oct 25, 2011

1960s-era system eliminated as President Obama seeks to reduce the number of nuclear weapons

Oct 21, 2011

Last Cold War U.S. Army nuclear weapon dismantled from U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile

Press Release
Oct 20, 2011

An Important Step In Safeguarding Thai Borders to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling

Press Release
Oct 17, 2011

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), working with the DOE Office of Science and Office of Nuclear Energy, has transferred 40 grams of the special isotope curium-244 from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

Press Release
Oct 13, 2011

LOS ALAMOS, NM – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has issued an Amended Record of Decision (ROD) concerning the Nuclear Facility portion of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement project (CMRR-NF).