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We extend Sandia's 60-year heritage in nuclear detonation detection to develop, deliver, and provide mission expertise for advanced remote sensing systems to monitor worldwide activities of consequence to national security. We design and build satellite sensor payloads and ground-based systems for the detection of nuclear detonations. We develop and evaluate technologies for arms control and treaty verification. We provide expertise for advanced remote sensing systems to monitor worldwide activities of consequence to national security.

We are committed to

  • supporting a wide range of government sponsors in creating systems for additional national security missions involving nuclear detonation detection, nuclear proliferation detection, treaty monitoring, arms control, and other needs in the intelligence and military communities
  • developing technologies and systems with domestic and international peers designed to reduce the threat of nuclear proliferation
Our partner is the National Nuclear Security Administration.