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National Security Science Area

We Advance the Science Behind National Security

Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides science-based solutions to address complex security threats that put public safety, national defense, energy infrastructure, and the economy at risk. Leveraging a broad science foundation, ORNL applies signature capabilities in nuclear and uranium science, high-performance computing, geographical information science, cyber and data science, applied materials, and advanced manufacturing to counter enduring and emerging threats to national security. Our multi-disciplinary research teams are passionate about discovery, innovation, and results that provide scientific solutions to a broad range of missions, ultimately making the world a safer place.