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Title: Building Foundations for Nuclear Security Enterprise Analysis Utilizing Nuclear Weapon Data

Abstract

The Nuclear Security Enterprise, managed by the National Nuclear Security Administration - a semiautonomous agency within the Department of Energy - has been associated with numerous assessments with respect to the estimating, management capabilities, and practices pertaining to nuclear weapon modernization efforts. This report identifies challenges in estimating and analyzing the Nuclear Security Enterprise through an analysis of analogous timeframe conditions utilizing two types of nuclear weapon data - (1) a measure of effort and (2) a function of time. The analysis of analogous timeframe conditions that utilizes only two types of nuclear weapon data yields four summary observations that estimators and analysts of the Nuclear Security Enterprise will find useful.

Authors:
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  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States). Nuclear Security Enterprise and Cost Analysis
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1398867
Report Number(s):
SAND-2017-10660
657487
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION

Citation Formats

Josserand, Terry Michael, Young, Leone, and Chamberlin, Edwin Phillip. Building Foundations for Nuclear Security Enterprise Analysis Utilizing Nuclear Weapon Data. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1398867.
Josserand, Terry Michael, Young, Leone, & Chamberlin, Edwin Phillip. Building Foundations for Nuclear Security Enterprise Analysis Utilizing Nuclear Weapon Data. United States. doi:10.2172/1398867.
Josserand, Terry Michael, Young, Leone, and Chamberlin, Edwin Phillip. 2017. "Building Foundations for Nuclear Security Enterprise Analysis Utilizing Nuclear Weapon Data". United States. doi:10.2172/1398867. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1398867.
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