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Aug. 31, 2017

Nuclear, Radiological Advisory Team Conducts Advanced Training at Sea

Members of the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear/Radiological Advisory Team conducted advanced maritime training aboard the motor vessel Maersk Detroit while it was on a recent voyage.

Aug. 11, 2017

U.S., Turkey Cooperate to Combat Nuclear Smuggling

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the FBI teamed up to provide the Turkish National Police with radiation detection systems and training that will enhance their capabilities to detect smuggled nuclear and radiological materials.

July 27, 2017

NNSA Partners With ROTC in New Internship Program

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the U.S. military have joined forces. Together, the Office of Defense Programs and the ROTC Internship Program are providing a new opportunity for student enrichment in the nuclear security enterprise.

June 26, 2017

U.S., Poland Host International Nonproliferation Workshop

The Energy Department/National Nuclear Security Administration and the State Department partnered with the Polish Customs Service to host the first joint field operation workshop for law enforcement personnel at the Rzeszów–Jasionka Airport near Jasionka, Poland.

June 13, 2017

Energy Department, Army Test Mobile Nuclear Facilities During National Security Exercise

Experts from across the Energy Department and the National Nuclear Security Administration teamed up with the Army at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, to exercise the capabilities of two rapid response facilities critical to national security.

April 25, 2017

Improvement for Uranium Storage Increases Safety, Efficiency

A team at the Energy Department’s Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, accomplished a milestone in ongoing efforts to improve the safety and efficiency of uranium transfer and storage.

April 20, 2017

Preventing Nuclear Terrorism Through Global Nuclear Material Removals

Learn more about the National Nuclear Security Administration’s role in removals of highly enriched uranium and plutonium around the world.

April 19, 2017

NNSA Leads Global Effort to Sharpen Skills in Nuclear Material Inspections

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the FBI coordinated an advanced radiation detection and investigative techniques training in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

April 17, 2017

NNSA, FBI Conduct Wolverine Thunder Training Exercise

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the FBI co-sponsored a weapons of mass destruction counterterrorism exercise at the University of Michigan that challenged participants to refine strategies and techniques for radiological security and incident response.

April 7, 2017

Experimental Innovation Allows New Look at Plutonium Behavior at Extreme Conditions

Plutonium diffraction experiments at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California are enabling researchers, for the first time, to test theoretical models about how plutonium behaves at high-pressure conditions.