responding to emergencies

  • NNSA's Accident Response Group (ARG) provides technical guidance and responds to U.S. nuclear weapons accidents.  The team assists in assessing weapons damage and risk, and in developing and
  • NNSA's Radiation Emergency Assistance Center / Training Site (REAC/TS) is on-call 24 hours a day, to provide medical care or consultative assistance involving the exposure to ionizing radiation or
  • NNSA's Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability's (ARAC) role in an emergency begins when hazardous material is released into the atmosphere by a radiological dispersal device, improvised nuclear
  • The Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (FRMAC) is a federal asset available on request by the Department of Homeland Security  (DHS) and state and local agencies to respond
  • NNSA's Aerial Measuring System (AMS) provides specialized airborne radiation detection systems to provide real-time measurements of low levels of air and ground contamination. The AMS team consists
  •  The National Technical Nuclear Forensics (NTNF) program is a Homeland Security Council and National Security Council-sponsored policy initiative that establishes federal agency missions and
  • NNSA's Emergency Response Operations program acts as the headquarters command and control, functioning as the coordinating focal point for all deployed assets during a nuclear or radiological
  • NNSA's Render Safe operations involve the deployment of the Accident Response Group (ARG), the Joint Technical Operations Team (JTOT), and the implementation of Radiological Triage. The support
  • NNSA's Consequence Management operations involve the deployment of the following assets in response to a radiological or nuclear emergency:     Aerial Measuring System (AMS) 
  • NNSA's Radiological Assistance Program (RAP) is the nation's premier first-response resource in assessing an emergency situation and advising decision-makers on further steps to take to evaluate and