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Audit Report: IG-0661

September 14, 2004

National Security Laboratories' Annual Reporting of the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Assessment

In 1995, the President established an annual assessment and reporting requirement designed to help ensure that nuclear weapons remain sfe and reliable without underground testing. This process, the Annual Stockpile Assessment, was codified by the Congress as part of the Fiscal Year 2003 National Defense of Energy, in conjuction with the Nuclear Weapon Council and the Department of Defense, compile and Annual Stockpile Assessment package that is ultimately provided to the President for consideration.