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Inspection Summary Report

November 2008

Issues Related to the Production of Components for the W76 Weapon System at SandiaNational Laboratory

A primary mission of the Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratory-New Mexico (Sandia) is ensuring that the U.S. nuclear arsenal is safe, secure, and reliable and that it can fully support the Nation’s deterrence policy. In the early 1990s, Sandia undertook to design a replacement neutron generator for the W76 nuclear warhead.

Topic: National Security and Safety