Audit cites deficiencies in New Mexico labs

April 7, 2014 • State News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new federal audit has found Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories failed to monitor nuclear weapons designs as well as the reliability of parts being used to build them, the Albuquerque Journal reported Sunday.

The U.S. Department of Energy Inspector General’s report states both sites could not consistently locate drawings for nuclear weapons and components in official repositories, according to the Journal (

In the March 26 report, officials said they were concerned about incorrect parts being used for nuclear weapons.

Without safeguard and proper information, the National Nuclear Login to read more

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