AFCEE
laboratory

Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE)

3300 Sidney Brooks HQ AFCEE/MSC Brooks City-Base TX 78235-5128
The Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence, with headquarters at Brooks City- Base, Tex., is a field operating agency of the Air Force Civil Engineer. The center provides Air Force leaders with the comprehensive expertise they need to protect, preserve, restore, develop and sustain our...
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - Nevada Site Office
laboratory

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - Nevada Site Office

P.O. Box 98521 Las Vegas NV 89192-8521
Located in a remote, highly secure area of southern Nevada, the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is a premier outdoor, indoor, and underground national laboratory. Larger than the state of Rhode Island, the 1,360-square-mile Site is located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas. It is a preferred...
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - Pantex Plant
laboratory

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - Pantex Plant

12-15A BWXT Pantex Amarillo TX 79120-0020
Pantex Plant is America's only nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility. Located on the High Plains of the Texas Panhandle, 17 miles northeast of Amarillo, Pantex is centered on a 16,000-acre site just north of U. S. Highway 60 in Carson County. The Pantex Plant industrial operations are...
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Stockpile Science

Subcritical experiments obtain technical information about the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile in the absence of nuclear testing. In subcritical experiments, chemical high explosives generate high pressures, which are applied to nuclear weapon materials, such as plutonium. The configuration and...