DOE is developing and delivering technologies for infrastructure security
including chemical, biological, and nuclear nonproliferation and is assisting
the country in preparing for, recognizing, and responding to attacks with such
Sandia National Laboratories is performing a Life Extension Program on the W80-4 nuclear weapon. The Life Extension Program is refurbishing the W80 warhead with replacement components for aging technology and components that have limited lifespans. Much of the work is being done at Sandia's California site.
The Department of Energy's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time.