Sandia/CA National Laboratories
Sandia/CA is a national research and development facility that was founded in 1956 to develop weapons systems and technology to support the U.S. nuclear policy. SNL/CA is located adjacent to LLNL in Livermore, California. The main activity focus at SNL/CA involves applying engineering expertise to arming, fusing, firing, and delivering the completed weapons unit to the U.S. military. Current responsibilities include nuclear stockpile stewardship, nonproliferation and materials control, enhancing energy and critical infrastructure, and addressing emerging national security threats.