Nuclear Safety Analysis

Nevada National Security Site (NNSS)


HukariAscendent has provided support to the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) since 2007.  The NNSS is located in a remote, highly secure area of southern Nevada. The NNSS is a premier outdoor, indoor, and underground national laboratory.  It is a preferred location for experiments supporting the NNSA’s nuclear weapons Stockpile Stewardship Programs, national defense programs, […]

Nevada National Security Site (NNSS)2017-12-13T15:02:18-07:00

East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP)


HukariAscendent is providing support to The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), which is getting a second life through a unique process called Reindustrialization. Parts of the vast complex, located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, are available for lease or purchase.

ETTP is actually home to two distinct business centers – Heritage Center […]

East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP)2017-12-13T10:36:24-07:00

Idaho Site – Advanced Waste Treatment Project and Idaho Cleanup Project


HukariAscendent has supported the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) and Advanced Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) since 2006.  At this time the Idaho Site mission was divided into three contracts:  the ICP, the AMWTP, and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

In February 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the ICP Core Contract to Fluor Idaho, LLC, […]

Idaho Site – Advanced Waste Treatment Project and Idaho Cleanup Project2017-11-02T12:09:54-06:00



The Pantex Plant, located northeast of Amarillo, TX, is the nation’s primary facility for the final assembly, dismantlement, and maintenance of nuclear weapons. Pantex is one of six production facilities in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Nuclear Security Enterprise.

From 2001 -2016, HukariAscendent provided staff augmentation, featuring day-to-day support of the Pantex Plant facilities and […]


Savannah River Site


The Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, SC is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy. The management and operating contract is held by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS).  SRNS is responsible for three key mission areas at SRS: environmental cleanup, operation of the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) […]

Savannah River Site2017-11-02T11:09:55-06:00

Savannah River Site – Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF) Design Project


The scope of the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Project includes the design, construction, and operation of the MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF). The MOX facility will convert nuclear weapons based highly enriched uranium and plutonium into low-enriched nuclear reactor fuel. This design, construct, and operate activity requires obtaining Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) licensing and necessary Federal, […]

Savannah River Site – Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF) Design Project2017-08-31T11:08:12-06:00

National Enrichment Facility


HukariAscendent provided Consulting Services for the Design, Construction, and Start-up of the National Enrichment Facility (NEF), which will provide a domestic source of enriched uranium for nuclear power plants in the U.S.

HukariAscendent supported development, implementation, and assessment of the Criticality Safety Program and Nuclear Material Control & Accountability (NMC&A) Program in compliance with regulatory requirements […]

National Enrichment Facility2021-10-06T22:52:09-06:00

Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site


HukariAscendent provided Engineering and Nuclear Safety Support for D&D of multiple Hazard Category 2 and 3 facilities at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS).

HukariAscendent provided RFETS with senior-level Subject Matter Experts for programmatic development and implementation in the areas of Engineering, Waste Management/D&D, Quality, Nuclear Safety, and Independent Safety Oversight. HukariAscendent’s specific support in […]

Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site2017-06-21T01:38:04-06:00

Hanford Site – Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Project (WPT)


“Bechtel National, Inc. is designing, constructing and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Richland Washington. When complete, the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), also known as the Vit Plant, will process and stabilize 56 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently […]

Hanford Site – Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Project (WPT)2017-07-12T16:15:50-06:00

Hanford Site – River Corridor Closure Project (RCCP)


The scope of the Hanford River Corridor Cleanup Project (RCCP) involves D&D of several areas of the Hanford site including: 100 Area, where materials for nuclear reactors were created at nine plutonium production reactors; 300 Area, where uranium was fabricated and laboratory facilities reside; 400 Area, where facilities, except for the Fast Flux Test Facility, […]

Hanford Site – River Corridor Closure Project (RCCP)2017-07-12T15:21:33-06:00