Manufacturing and Technical Services
Y-12 serves the nation's national security mission as an enduring national asset, providing leadership in manufacturing and technical services for NNSA's nuclear security enterprise, other government agencies, and U.S. industry. National security challenges are met by leveraging Y-12's capabilities, subject matter expertise, and industrial and academic partnerships that have been developed as an NSE asset in alignment with our M&TS core competency.
Y-12 possesses unique manufacturing and technical service resources that:
- Solve high-risk challenges and eliminate the most difficult manufacturability and development obstacles;
- Protect classified and proprietary materials, components and information; and
- Develop real-world system-level information technology solutions.
The M&TS Initiative leverages Y-12's facility, intellectual strength, and experience to address these challenges. It is through the National Prototype Center, Oak Ridge Metrology Center, and Development Laboratory that Y-12 can exercise its demonstrated capabilities. Currently, Y‑12 possesses considerable experience and expertise enabling us to perform on the national stage with new ideas and concepts.