Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Needs More Comprehensive Infrastructure and Workforce Data to Improve Enterprise Decision-Making
DIANE Publishing, Apr 1, 2011 - 33 pages
The U.S. intends to invest $80 billion to maintain and modernize its nuclear weapons capabilities and infrastructure over the next decade. The National Nuclear Security Admin. (NNSA) maintains the nation's nuclear weapons through its Stockpile Stewardship Program (SSP). NNSA uses contractors to manage and operate eight separate sites, referred to as the nuclear security enterprise, to achieve the SSP's mission. This report focuses on the extent to which NNSA has the data necessary to make informed, enterprise-wide decisions, particularly data on the condition of infrastructure, capital improvement projects, shared use of facilities, and critical human capital skills. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand report.
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2011 Stockpile Stewardship agency agency’s analysis assessment capital improvement projects CMRR completion dates Critical decision critical human capital critical skills Defense Authorization Act Department of Energy determine NNSA’s Enterprise Modeling Consortium enterprisewide decisions facilities and infrastructure Facilities Information Management FIMS data FY 2011 Stockpile Government Accountability Office human capital skills indicate condition Information Management System inspection date recorded LANSCE Los Alamos Management Plan Management System FIMS million mission dependent nation’s nuclear weapons National Defense Authorization National Ignition Facility National Nuclear Security Nevada National Security Nevada Test Site NNSA has identified NNSA identified NNSA lacks comprehensive NNSA official told NNSA reported nonnuclear components Nuclear Posture Review Nuclear Security Administration nuclear security enterprise ongoing capital improvement Pantex programmatic provide NNSA real property replacement property values reviewed NNSA’s Sandia Sandia National Laboratories shared use assets shared use facilities SSP’s Stewardship and Management Stockpile Stewardship Program throughout the enterprise tritium Uranium Processing Facility