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Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Acronyms." National Research Council. 2015. Aligning the Governance Structure of the NNSA Laboratories to Meet 21st Century National Security Challenges. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/19326.
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Acronyms

D&F determination and finding
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DNFSB Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
DNI Director of National Intelligence
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
   
ERDA Energy Research and Development Agency
ES&H environment, safety, and health
   
FFRDC federally funded research and development center
   
IC Intelligence Community
IO Interagency Order
   
LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
   
M&O management and operating
MEC Mission Executive Council
MOU memorandum of understanding
   
NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration
Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Acronyms." National Research Council. 2015. Aligning the Governance Structure of the NNSA Laboratories to Meet 21st Century National Security Challenges. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/19326.
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NNSS Nevada National Security Site (formerly the Nevada Test Site, or NTS)
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or National Research Council
   
ODNI Office of the Director of National Intelligence
ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory
   
PCAST President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
   
R&D research and development
   
S&T science and technology
SNL Sandia National Laboratories
ST&E science, technology, and engineering
   
WBA Work Boundary Agreement
WFO Work for Others
WSO Work Scope Agreement
Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Acronyms." National Research Council. 2015. Aligning the Governance Structure of the NNSA Laboratories to Meet 21st Century National Security Challenges. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/19326.
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Aligning the Governance Structure of the NNSA Laboratories to Meet 21st Century National Security Challenges is an independent assessment regarding the transition of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) laboratories - Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratories - to multiagency, federally funded research and development centers with direct sustainment and sponsorship by multiple national security agencies. This report makes recommendations for the governance of NNSA laboratories to better align with the evolving national security landscape and the laboratories' increasing engagement with the other national security agencies, while simultaneously encouraging the best technical solutions to national problems from the entire range of national security establishments. According to this report, the Department of Energy should remain the sole sponsor of the NNSA laboratories as federally funded research and development centers. The NNSA laboratories will remain a critically important resource to meet U.S. national security needs for many decades to come. The recommendations of Aligning the Governance Structure of the NNSA Laboratories to Meet 21st Century National Security Challenges will improve the governance of the laboratories and strengthen their strategic relationship with the non-DOE national security agencies.

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