Nevada National Security Site (NNSS)
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Safeguards and Security


Safeguards and security at the NNSS assures risks to personnel, property, and classified and sensitive information and materials, including special nuclear materials, are adequately managed and protected.


This is accomplished by:

  • ensuring the appropriate levels of security protection;         
  • ensuring effective planning and prudent application of resources; and
  • ensuring personnel receive security training appropriate for their roles.

Physical security at the NNSS and related facilities is managed by a security contractor.  They bring a staff of highly trained protective force and administrative personnel committed to protecting the people and resources carrying out the Site’s important national security mission.