FY 2023 Annual Report

Science and Technology on a Mission

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory had another exceptional year pushing the frontiers of science and technology to strengthen national security in a rapidly changing world

Strategic Deterrence

Ensuring national security with a modernized nuclear weapons stockpile and a responsive nuclear security enterprise

National Ignition Facility

Supporting stockpile sustainment and modernization through a wide range of high-energy-density (HED) science experiments and capabilities, including fusion ignition

Global Security

Reducing the threat from terrorism and weapons of mass destruction and enhancing global strategic stability

Energy and Environment

Applying science and technology to improve national energy security and surety, protect the environment, and understand and mitigate climate change

Science and Technology

Expanding the boundaries of scientific knowledge and advancing the technological state of the art to solve problems of national and global importance


Sharing science and technology (S&T) expertise and capabilities to meet our nation’s most important needs

Safe, Secure, and Sustainable Operations

Conducting safe, secure, and environmentally sound operations and modernizing the Laboratory’s infrastructure to meet evolving mission needs

Managing for the Future

Moving the Laboratory forward in science and technology excellence directed at important national missions

Community Connections

Partnering with our neighbors through science education and charitable giving

Workforce Recognition

Acknowledging exceptional performance and expertise

Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

Overseeing management and operation of the Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration