Archive: Nuclear

Boeing's F-15 Strike Eagle.  Photo: Boeing

NNSA Reveals New Flight Tests For B61-12

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) on Monday revealed it tested components of the B61-12 gravity bomb it is developing as part of the U.S. nuclear modernization effort. The two qualification flights took place Aug. 8 at the Tonopah Test Range in Nevada, the NNSA said in a press release published on its website. An […]

Aerial view of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Photo: LANL

University of California ‘Likely’ Will Bid To Manage Nuclear Weapons Lab

The University of California, a senior partner in the management and operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, indicated Wednesday it is “likely” to make a play for a follow-on contract expected to go out for bids in September. “The decision on whether or not to bid rests with the UC Board of Regents and the board […]