Continue to conduct modeling and testing to respond to weapon storage facility and weapon system safety requirements and criteria.
Improve nuclear storage facility fire suppression capabilities based on Fire Hazard Analysis results and new technology.
Complete the development and population of the "Nuclear Surety Information Center", a weapon surety database and interface to utilize and archive completed assessments, studies, tools and test programs.
Continue to improve the evaluation of enduring stockpile weapons in support of the Air Force and Navy.
Continue forensics nuclear activation project with Oak Ridge National Lab.
Begin analyses of abnormal environment scenarios for nuclear weapons systems.
Continue to conduct the Force-on-Force (F-O-F) test program using the Mighty Guardian (MG) series and based on lessons learned and new technology.
Conduct nuclear physical security engineering studies to enhance delay/denial.
Conduct exploratory research on physical security equipment and technology designed to enhance the protection of the nuclear stockpile.
Stockpile Sustainment Program thrusts:
Continue to support annual certification and stockpile stewardship for the continued safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile in the absence of underground testing.
Evolve and improve the "Nuclear Deterrent Support Program" into a more robust “Nuclear Deterrent and WMD Support Program.”
Continue enhanced technical support to the Nuclear Weapons Council (NWC) and Joint Advisory Committee (JAC).
Continue developing third edition of the Nuclear Mission Management Plan.
Improve the development and presentation of tailored nuclear weapons expertise and sustainment modules through Outreach efforts to the War Colleges, Service Academies and operational units.
Continue to support development of the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Plan and the Requirements & Planning Document.
Stockpile Operations thrusts:
Field remaining Air Force OCONUS sites in Germany and Turkey.
Begin fielding of DIAMONDS at Navy munitions sites.
Complete Phase I of Nuclear Management Information System (NUMIS) integration into DIAMONDS.
Complete integration of Joint Nuclear Weapons Publication System JNWPS publications into DIAMONDS.
Begin planning and implementation of the Decision Support Module for DIAMONDS.