Focus Friday - Sandia National Laboratories Test Facilities

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Friday, Aug 26 2011 by

The Sandia National Laboratories, which are managed and operated by the Sandia Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation), are two major United States Department of Energy research and development national laboratories. Their primary mission is to develop, engineer, and test the non-nuclear components of nuclear weapons. The primary campus is located on Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Trestle Electromagnetic Pulse Simulator (Birds Eye)
Trestle Electromagnetic Pulse Simulator

Sandia National Labs centrifuge (Birds Eye)
Sandia National Labs centrifuge
Sandia National Laboratories nuclear facilities (Google Maps)
Sandia National Laboratories nuclear facilities

Water Impact Facility (Google Maps)
Water Impact Facility

Array of satellite antennas (Birds Eye)
Array of satellite antennas

Starfire Optical Range (Google Maps)
Starfire Optical Range
Rocket Sled Track Facility (Google Maps)
Rocket Sled Track Facility