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Welcome to the NNSA Production Office

The NNSA Production Office (NPO) ensures the safe, secure and cost-effective management of the Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex, Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Pantex handles nuclear weapons surveillance and life extension programs; weapons dismantlement; the development, testing and fabrication of high explosive components; and storage and surveillance of plutonium pits. Y-12 is responsible for uranium storage, processing and manufacturing operation, the production of uranium feedstock for the U.S. nuclear navy, and supports international nuclear nonproliferation programs.

NPO was established in June 2012.

Workers at the Y-12 National Security Complex
Workers at the Y-12 National Security Complex
Y-12 National Security Complex
Y-12 National Security Complex
Pantex Plant
Pantex Plant
Workers at the Pantex Plant
Workers at the Pantex Plant

Mission Statement
“Enhancing and ensuring the future of the Nuclear Security Enterprise through effective nuclear production operations”

Mission
Execute effective contract management and oversight to safely and securely maintain the nuclear weapon stockpile for the Nuclear Security Enterprise; provide enriched uranium for naval, research, and isotope production reactors, and support nonproliferation activities to reduce the global nuclear threat.

Vision
Make the world safer by maintaining our nation’s nuclear deterrent and reducing global nuclear security threats.