Lab-designed instrumentation onboard unarmed missile

March 8, 2021- 
A joint test assembly (JTA) designed by Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories was recently onboard an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. See the video. The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to validate and verify the safety, security, effectiveness and...

Lecture explores planetary defense capabilities

Feb. 19, 2020- 
As part of the 2020 Science on Saturday series, WCI staff presents "Planetary Defense: Avoiding a Cosmic Catastrophe” that delves into the mysteries of space. Read the article.

Kim Budil to lead Weapons and Complex Integration

Jan. 22, 2019- 
Kim Budil has been named Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s new principal associate director for Weapons and Complex Integration. Read the article.