Tag Archives: National Nuclear Security Administration

Lockheed Vet Robert Smith Named BWXT Government Operations President

Robert Smith President-Govt Operations BWXT

Robert Smith, former vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin's radar and sensor systems unit, has joined BWX Technologies as president of government operations. BWXT said Monday Smith will oversee the company's nuclear business lines in the U.S. covering work for government customers such as the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration and NASA.

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Checks Up On DOE-Funded General Atomics’ Nuclear Tech Projects

Rick Perry, secretary at the Department of Energy, has visited General Atomics facilities to inspect on DOE-funded nuclear energy efforts. The company said Wednesday it is developing accident tolerant fuel rod cladding for nuclear reactors in support of the department’s ATF initiative. General Atomics uses SiGA, a silicon-carbide composite, to …

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Triad National Security Gets NNSA’s Green Light for Los Alamos Lab Mgmt Transition

Triad National Security has received a notice to proceed from the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration to begin transition efforts for the management and operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The company said Monday it will officially assume operation and management responsibilities at the national lab …

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Caddell to Build NNSA’s Albuquerque, N.M. Facility Under Potential $140M Contract

Caddell Construction has started to build a facility for the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration in Albuquerque, N.M., through a potential $140 million contract from the Army Corps of Engineers. NNSA said Monday it broke ground on the agency’s Albuquerque Complex Project that will consolidate 25 buildings into a three-story, 333,000-square-foot facility. The …

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HPE to Help NNSA Process Modeling, Simulation Workloads With ‘Astra’ Supercomputer

The Energy Department has selected Hewlett Packard Enterprise to provide a supercomputer for DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration to process simulation and modeling workloads intended for science, energy and national security applications. HPE will deploy the Astra supercomputer at Sandia Labs Laboratories as part of the Vanguard program, the company said Monday. Astra …

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Charles Verdon Appointed NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs

President Donald Trump has appointed Charles Verdon, a principal associate director at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, as deputy administrator for defense programs at the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration. At LLNL, Verdon leads the federal research facility’s weapons and complex integration directorate that focuses on nuclear weapons programs, the White House …

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Charles Verdon Appointed NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs

President Donald Trump has appointed Charles Verdon, a principal associate director at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, as deputy administrator for defense programs at the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration. At LLNL, Verdon leads the federal research facility’s weapons and complex integration directorate that focuses on nuclear weapons programs, the White House …

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