Oak Ridge, TN: Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., 1996. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Spiral bound. Spiral bound, tabbed. Various paginations (approximately 1.5 inches of material). Illustrations. Marked Official Use Only, which is understood to being no longer applicable due to the passage of time. The tabbed sections are: Overview, Core Stockpile Management, Resumption, Core Competency, Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, Core Stockpile Stewardship, Stockpile Readiness, Adapt, Technology Transfer. One of NNSA’s core missions is to ensure the United States maintains a safe, secure, and reliable nuclear stockpile through the application of unparalleled science, technology, engineering, and manufacturing. Defense Programs carries out NNSA’s mission to maintain and modernize the nuclear stockpile through the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Program. Details about nuclear weapons, deterrence, and management of the stockpile can be found in the Nuclear Matters Handbook and the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan. The Y-12 National Security Complex is a United States Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration facility located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. It was built as part of the Manhattan Project for the purpose of enriching uranium for the first atomic bombs. It is considered the birthplace of the atomic bomb. In the years after World War II, it has been operated as a manufacturing facility for nuclear weapons components and related defense purposes. Y-12's primary missions since the end of the Cold War have been to support defense needs through stockpile stewardship, assist on issues of nuclear non-proliferation, support the Naval Reactors program, and provide expertise to other federal agencies. Y-12 is also responsible for the maintenance and production of all uranium parts for every nuclear weapon in the United States arsenal. Y-12 is responsible for the production and maintenance of the "secondary" aspect of thermonuclear devices.
Y-12 has a history of providing secure storage of nuclear material for both the United States and other governments. Condition: Good.
Keywords: Nuclear Weapons, Y-12, Nuclear Materials Management, Dismantlement, Stockpile Evaluation, Stockpile Surveillance, Material Recycle and Recovery, Nuclear Packaging, Manufacturing Processes, Capital Equipment, Technology Transfer, Stockpile Stewardship