An unlikely plan helps fast-track conventional hypersonic weapons
Faced with an urgent mission, staff reshape how they work with industry.
How we know they work
Located in Amarillo, Texas, the team at Sandia’s Weapons Evaluation Test Laboratory simulates everything a weapon would experience.
Successful sounding rocket campaign advances hypersonic weapon tech for Navy, Army
The vehicle spent about one minute above Mach 9 in a relevant altitude band, an unprecedented accomplishment for a sounding rocket.
Navigating when GPS goes dark
A team at Sandia envisions quantum inertial sensors as revolutionary, onboard navigational aids that could safely guide vehicles where GPS signals are jammed or lost.
Sandia team wins $25K through DOE technology transfer program
The winning team will use the funds to improve sensor technology.
Radar gets a major makeover
The overhauled design promises U.S. warfighters unprecedented flexibility and performance during intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, even against sophisticated adversaries.
Jim Handrock honored by NNSA, Air Force and Navy
The director of New Mexico weapons systems and engineering received several awards and commendations recognizing his leadership, expertise and service to the nation.
Seashell-inspired Sandia shield protects materials in hostile environments
The environmentally friendly coating, derived from a baking ingredient, outperforms conventional materials.
B61-12 production begins
More than 5,000 employees worked to produce the first completely refurbished bomb for the B61-12 Life Extension Program.
Algorithm could shorten quality testing, research in many industries by months
Machine learning could provide auto manufacturing, aerospace and other industries a faster, more cost-efficient way to test metals.