Y-12 & Pantex serve the nation's national security mission as an enduring national asset, providing leadership in manufacturing and technology development for NNSA's nuclear security enterprise, other government agencies, and U.S. industry. National security challenges are met by leveraging Y-12's capabilities, subject matter expertise, and industrial and academic partnerships. Y-12 possesses unique manufacturing and technology development resources that: (1) Solve high-risk challenges and eliminate the most difficult manufacturability and development obstacles; (2) Protect classified and proprietary materials, components and information; and (3) Develop real-world system-level information technology solutions.