National strategic challenges and the role of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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The end of the Cold War was a water-shed event in history--an event that calls for re-evaluation of the basic assumptions and priorities of US national security that have gone essentially unchallenged for nearly 50 years. Central to this re-evaluation are the changing needs for federal Science and Technology (S and T) investment to underpin national and economic security and the role of the Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories in fulfilling those needs. The three nuclear weapons laboratories-Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and Sandia National Laboratory (SNL)-are major constituents of DOE`s national laboratory system. ... continued below

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Al-Ayat, R.A.; Chrzanowski, P.L. & Werne, R.W. January 1, 1995.

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The end of the Cold War was a water-shed event in history--an event that calls for re-evaluation of the basic assumptions and priorities of US national security that have gone essentially unchallenged for nearly 50 years. Central to this re-evaluation are the changing needs for federal Science and Technology (S and T) investment to underpin national and economic security and the role of the Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories in fulfilling those needs. The three nuclear weapons laboratories-Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and Sandia National Laboratory (SNL)-are major constituents of DOE`s national laboratory system. They helped win the Cold War, and will undoubtedly continue to support US security S and T requirements. This paper discusses of the role these three laboratories, and LLNL in particular, can play in supporting the nation`s S and T priorities. The paper also highlights some of the changes that are necessary for the laboratories to effectively support the national S and T and economic competitiveness agenda. These issues are important to DOE and laboratory managers responsible for the development of strategic direction and implementation plans.

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  • Other: DE95010208
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID--119321
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/41411 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 41411
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc689016

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Al-Ayat, R.A.; Chrzanowski, P.L. & Werne, R.W. National strategic challenges and the role of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, report, January 1, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689016/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.