An F-35A traveling at supersonic speeds successfully dropped a mock B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb from an internal compartment over the Tonopah Test Range in Nevada, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) said Monday. The test took place in August in an F-35A Lightning II, according to a ...

Geoffrey Beausoleil will retire in April as the local federal official for the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) production office, which oversees the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, he said in an ...

In what could be a boon to submarine subcontractors and the broader nuclear-naval industry, the Navy is looking at buying components for Columbia-class submarines, especially boats that will follow the two already under contract, a little earlier, the head of naval reactors said Monday. “We’re ...