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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 19, 2017

After TBI: Supporting the Military Child

The unique challenges military children face become more difficult when a parent experiences an injury. Helping children understand traumatic brain injuries can be tough, but it is important to do.

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.

March 1, 2017

Technology Helps Military Prepare for Chemical, Radiological Threats

Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Response Teams are specialized teams trained to sniff out potential chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attacks. Defense TV got a closer look at how these teams train by tagging along with the 24th Civil Support team in the New York City area.

Jan. 1, 2017

Pacom Marks 70 Years of Protecting & Defending the U.S.

U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), America’s largest and oldest unified combatant command, turned 70 on Jan. 1, 2017.

May 10, 2016

Cooperative Threat Reduction Program — You want to do WHAT for the Soviet Union?

Twenty-five years ago, amid the chaos that surrounded the 1991 dissolution of the Soviet Union, two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — established an unlikely program whose goal was to safeguard the crumbling empire’s arsenal of nuclear weapons.