The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is a premier outdoor testing, evaluation and training facility the size of the state of Rhode Island. The Site supports national defense as well as many research and development programs for the National Nuclear Security Administration. The NNSS hosts an array of defense and national security experiments for the National Weapons Laboratories, as well as supporting homeland security, non-proliferation testing and treaty verification training, radiological detection and first responder training. 


NNSS Mission  


National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec) was formed in 2006 as a joint venture between Northrop Grumman Corporation, and three other corporate partners. These partners are AECOM, CH2M Hill, and Babcock and Wilcox (B&W).
With some 2,450 employees, NSTec manages operations at the 1,360-square-mile Nevada National Security Site and at its related facilities and laboratories for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration, Nevada Field Office.

About NSTec  


NSTec employees pledge more than $320,000 annually to the United Way of Southern Nevada, and the company has awarded more than $2 million in educational grants and charitable contributions. The company partners with two local at risk schools, hosting food drives and school improvement projects. Add to that NSTec's generous support for area food banks, the American Red Cross, and the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program, among others, and it is easy to see why the company has earned a reputation for giving back to the communities it serves.



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    Emergency Agencies Descend on NNSS for Radiation Exercise

    The biggest drill yet was conducted in Nevada on Tuesday March 25 for federal
    agencies and police from Las Vegas and Los Angeles who are training for the unthinkable — a “dirty” nuclear bomb that’s hidden or deadly radioactive remnants from a power reactor gone haywire.

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    Scientist Daykin's Efforts in Stockpile Stewardship Getting Attention

    NSTec Scientist Ed Daykin has been getting a lot of attention
    for his efforts to develop new tech-nologies in support of the Stockpile Stewardship mission at the Nevada National Security Site. Daykin was featured this week in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

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    NSTec is the largest employer of scientists and engineers in Nevada. The company employs a diverse workforce that specializes in a wide range of expertise. Employees at the NNSS work in science, technology and engineering fields, emergency planning and response, Information Technology, environmental management, and many others.  Careers at NSTec


    The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is a preferred testing ground for the National Nuclear Security Administration's defense programs, as well as many other research and development efforts. Take a look at the primary programs that make up the NNSS mission: