Nuclear Nonproliferation

Posted: February 7, 2013 - 6:32pm | Y-12 Report | Volume 9, Issue 2 | 2013

Because of the expertise gained through 70 years of nuclear deterrence work, Y‑12 possesses unmatched capabilities in a variety of nuclear nonproliferation arenas.

Because of the expertise gained through 70 years of nuclear deterrence work, Y‑12 possesses unmatched capabilities in a variety of nuclear nonproliferation arenas. Since the early 1990s, the site has actively pursued nonproliferation objectives in more than 20 countries.

From a new on-site center dedicated to testing and validating radiation detection technologies to subject matter experts who secure vulnerable materials around the world (including from Libya, pictured), Y‑12 is leveraging its expertise to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons.