WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) today published the “2017 Year in Review.” The report highlights major accomplishments from the past year across NNSA’s vital national security missions while also detailing progress on modernization of NNSA’s infrastructure.
“I want to thank the dedicated women and men at NNSA labs, plants and sites across the country whose tireless efforts ensure a safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent,” said NNSA Administrator Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz (Ret.). “NNSA is meeting the challenge of modernizing its aging infrastructure and investing in the workforce of the future.”
Among the many NNSA achievements in 2017:
The full report can be found HERE.
Established by Congress in 2000, NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile without nuclear explosive testing; works to reduce the global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the U.S. and abroad. Visit nnsa.energy.gov for more information.