National Emergency Response
The Department of Energy (DOE) National
Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has the world’s leading
scientists, engineers, and technicians with more than 50 years of
managing the nation’s nuclear weapons program. When the need arises,
NNSA is prepared to respond immediately to any type of radiological
accident or incident anywhere in the world.
The professional scientists, engineers, pilots, medical personnel,
technicians and other leading nuclear experts that comprise the assets
use extremely sophisticated laboratories, detection, measuring, and
monitoring equipment. NNSA has the best people and technology on hand to
carry out its critical mission of protecting people and the environment.
NNSA’s radiological emergency response assets include: Aerial
Measuring System (AMS), Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability (ARAC),
Accident Response Group (ARG), Federal Radiological Monitoring and
Assessment Center (FRMAC), Nuclear Emergency Support Team (NEST),
Radiological Assistance Program (RAP), and Radiation Emergency
Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS).
Date Last Modified:
May 09, 2016