WHAT WE DO
The mission of the Nuclear Enterprise Directorate is to provide capabilities that enable DoD Warfighters, interagency stakeholders, allies and partners to ensure a credible U.S. nuclear deterrent.
NUCLEAR ENTERPRISE CAPABILITIES
The Nuclear Enterprise directorate conducts assessments to provide mission impact context to identified vulnerabilities for commanders at all levels - local, national, and strategic. NE assesses risk to DoD missions and provides remediation and mitigation. We conduct cyber vulnerability assessments with a unique suite of tools.
PROVIDE ACCOUNTABILITY AND LOGISTICS
Our accountability and logistics are critical to guaranteeing the viability of the nation’s stockpile. We write, review, and validate all technical procedures used by DoD agencies in maintaining the nuclear stockpile. We verify and validate all actions related to nuclear weapons.
EDUCATE AND TRAIN
NE supplies vital education and training to more than 30,000 nuclear personnel annually. We provide operators with education on nuclear and radiological weapons, as well as a full range of training in classroom, field, and tabletop exercises.
ENSURE NUCLEAR SURETY
NE enables the safety and security of the Nation’s nuclear forces through planing and execution of Nuclear Weapons Accident and Incident Exercises for the DoD and Interagency. We leverage interagency strengths to test and train whole-of-government response capabilities.
OVERSEE NUCLEAR INSPECTIONS
NE conducts independent nuclear surety inspection oversight, as well as training and development for Air Force and Navy Nuclear inspectors. We also host annual symposia to examine inspection trends and issues across the services.
DEFENSE NUCLEAR WEAPONS SCHOOL (DNWS)
The mission of the Nuclear Enterprise Directorate is to provide capablilities that enable DoD Warfighters, interagency stakeholders, allies and partners to ensure a credible U.S. nuclear deterrent.