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Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Goals, Strategies

Los Alamos National Lab solves national security challenges through scientific excellence.


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Deliver national nuclear security and broader global security mission solutions


We will maintain the nation’s full confidence and trust through our technical prowess, scientific integrity, and reliable delivery of solutions.

  • Provide a safe, secure, and effective stockpile
  • Protect against the nuclear threat
  • Counter emerging threats and create new opportunities
  • Provide solutions to strengthen energy security


Foster excellence

Foster excellence in science and engineering disciplines essential for national security missions


We will ensure agile mission responsiveness by advancing exceptional science and engineering in targeted strategic disciplines.

  • Sustain a culture of excellence to ensure the quality and integrity of our science and engineering solutions
  • Strategically invest in breakthrough science and engineering
  • Lead in transformational science at extremes


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Attracting, inspiring and developing world-class talent to ensure a vital future workplace


We will shape our excellent technical, operational, and professional talent for evolving national security needs through recruiting, retention, and talent development.

  • Position the Laboratory to compete for and attract world-class talent
  • Develop and mentor next-generation workforce and leadership talent
  • Position the Laboratory as one of the best places to work


Foster excellence

Enabling mission delivery through next-generation facilities, infrastructure and operational excellence


We will create a modern workplace that is environmentally responsible, safe, and secure.

  • Demonstrate leadership in environmental stewardship, commitment to sustainability, and social responsibility
  • Transform our infrastructure to enable scientific breakthroughs
  • Drive productivity and innovation in all aspects of operations, business systems, and information systems
  • Protect our people, our assets, and our information

Innovations for a secure nation

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Finalists include X-ray imaging, pipe corrosion, data handling and damage-detection software  

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Contact LANL

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1663
Los Alamos, NM 87545

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Communications Office
(505) 667-7000

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(505) 667-5061

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