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Capitol Hill Briefing: Revolution in Nuclear Detection Affairs 

The presentation slides from the briefing are available here (PDF).

FAS hosted a briefing regarding U.S. efforts to prevent nuclear terrorism on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Dr. Huban Gowadia, Deputy Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) at the Department of Homeland Security, briefed on "the Revolution in Nuclear Detection Affairs" and discussed U.S. nuclear detection programs to combat the threat of nuclear attack.

DNDO serves as the lead federal agency mandated to develop and maintain a nuclear detection architecture in coordination with federal agencies, as well as state and local governments and organizations, and to coordinate U.S. nuclear forensics efforts.


Dr. Charles D. Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists
Dr. Huban Gowadia, Deputy Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security


When: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

2:00 p.m. – Briefing

2:30 p.m. -- Questions and Discussion

Where: The Capitol Visitor Center

First Street, NE (at East Capitol St., NE)

Senate Meeting Room SVC 203

Directions: The Capitol Visitor Center entrance is underground on First St., NE at East Capitol St., NE; once you go through security, go through the glass doors and to the right to head down the escalator to the Senate Meeting Rooms.  Please check in at the Senate Appointments Desk near the escalator.