To render exceptional service in the national interest has been Sandia's core purpose since 1949
Everyone at Sandia contributes to our purpose
Our unique responsibilities in the nuclear weapons (NW) program create a foundation from which we leverage capabilities, enabling us to solve complex national security problems.
As a multidisciplinary national laboratory and federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), Sandia accomplishes tasks that are integral to the mission and operation of our sponsoring agencies by
- anticipating and resolving emerging national security challenges
- innovating and discovering new technologies to strengthen the nation’s technological superiority
- creating value through products and services that solve important national security challenges
- informing the national debate where technology policy is critical to preserving security and freedom throughout our world