NNSA Pick To Review Plutonium Pit Plan As Goal Appears Out Of Reach

A Department of Energy photo depicts molten plutonium in the production of plutonium pits, key components of nuclear warheads.
Credit: U.S. Department of Energy
The Biden administration’s pick to lead the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) military programs told lawmakers he would review the plan to increase production of plutonium pits at two NNSA locations, as it becomes increasingly evident the administration will likely fall short of the...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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