The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National
Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) works hand-in-hand with the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security in ensuring the safety of the United
States and its people. Nuclear or radiological terrorism is a serious
and deadly problem that threatens the vital interests of the United
States and abroad.
The Nevada National Security Site is a primary training ground
for our nation’s weapons of mass destruction responders. Training in a
realistic weapons of mass destruction operations environment is critical
to prepare responders both physically and psychologically for a
In addition, NNSA maintains several radiological
emergency response assets. When the need arises, NNSA is prepared to
respond immediately to any type of radiological accident or incident
anywhere in the world.
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Date Last Modified:
April 17, 2013