Mission

Nuclear Deterrence

Y-12's core mission is to ensure a safe, secure, and reliable U.S. nuclear deterrent, which is essential to national security.

Global Security

We train nuclear industry professionals, emergency responders and security forces from around the world.

Naval Reactors

Working with the Naval Reactors Program, Y‑12 supplies the U.S. Navy feedstock from weapons removed from the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile to fuel nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers.

Partnerships

Our expertise puts us in a unique position to solve problems for other customers.

Security

Y-12 places the highest priority on maintaining and improving its security posture.