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The National Nuclear Security Administration in the Department of Energy is responsible for the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile. NNSA relies on 7 contractors to manage and operate its 8 lab and production sites.
The National Nuclear Security Administration has facilities to process lithium—a key material in nuclear weapons. However, these facilities have deteriorated and NNSA has proposed a new facility to meet the demand for lithium.
Recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce is part of the 2019 National Intelligence Strategy.
The Intelligence Community's workforce in FY2011-2019 had slight increases in the proportions of women (+.7%), racial or ethnic minorities (+3.