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...
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.
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.
Move will result in retention of approximately 90 high-quality jobs
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...
1960s-era system eliminated as President Obama seeks to reduce the number of nuclear weapons
Last Cold War U.S. Army nuclear weapon dismantled from U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile
An Important Step In Safeguarding Thai Borders to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling
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).
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).
A project funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will provide the resources that will help Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) triple the lab’s capacity to save water.
Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman announced the removal and permanent disposition of 33 kilograms (approximately 72 pounds) of highly enriched uranium (HEU) fresh fuel from the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Almaty. The HEU was sent to the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, where it was downblended into low-enriched uranium (LEU) and can no longer be used...
U.S., Mexican officials dedicate new facility today
Radiation Detection Project Designed to Help Prevent Smuggling of Nuclear Material
Sandia facility completed six months early, $5.5 million under budget
Joint effort helps stop nuclear and radiological smuggling at 383 border crossings