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Technical and Engineering Services to NNSA (NA-122) at Sandia National Laboratories and Washington, DC

Sigma Science provides technical support services to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in Washington, DC, and at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in New Mexico, under a $4.3 million three-year contract, awarded on December 10, 2020. Sigma Science is the small-business prime contractor for the Enterprise-Wide Technical and Engineering Support Alliance (E-TESA-2). TechSource, Inc. is part of the Sigma team. The contract scope focuses on engineering and technical support services. Under the contract, the Sigma team provides program and technical management support, program analyst support, and senior principal weapons analyst support. Support is provided to the Office of Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Sustainment (NA-122) and the Stockpile Services Division (NA-122.1).

Key work scope includes:

  • Support the development of stockpile quantities with the Department of Defense (DoD).
  • Conduct stockpile analyses and assessment meetings.
  • Conduct and lead independent stockpile life cycle studies.
  • Prepare and review NNSA production capabilities documents.
  • Identify required strategic materials and infrastructure.
  • Support implementation of planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) for multi-weapon systems and production operations work scopes.
  • Integrate managing and operating work scopes for stockpile sustainment and cross-cutting programs that enable weapon sustainment and integrate business and organizational processes.
  • Provide stockpile mission operations and logistics management support, delivering limited life components, spares, and support equipment.
  • Track surveillance activities and manage weapon production data.
  • Support Weapons Reliability Report preparation and track Significant Findings Investigations and Major Assembly Releases.
  • Support strategic partnership programs.
  • Support stockpile stakeholder engagement and information sharing.
  • Provide program support and independent technical analyses of the NNSA Product Realization Integrated Digital Enterprise Program.
  • Conduct independent technical and programmatic evaluations and assessments of model-based systems engineering.

Under this contract, the Sigma team provides critical personnel resources who have special skills working with nuclear weapons programs. The NNSA recognized Sigma Science for having the expertise and ability to provide daily support in multiple areas. Sigma Science leverages the unique skill sets of the Sigma team members, providing training and mentoring senior NNSA members.