Bronco Thunder

Published in News on 3/14/2018

Terrorists gain access to a National Nuclear Security Administration site, steal radioactive materials, make a dirty bomb, and threaten to use it. It’s all part of a tabletop exercise conducted in Denver to challenge participants to develop a plan of action in response to the use of stolen material in a dirty bomb attack.

Tagged Under: Exercises, Emergency Response, Planning

Bronco Thunder was the capstone event for an NNSA-led effort to improve security and train personnel at facilities housing radiological material in the Denver area. It was led by the nation’s subject matter experts in radiological and nuclear crisis management and challenged participants to develop a plan of action in response to the use of stolen materials in a dirty bomb attack.

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https://nnsa.energy.gov/blog/bronco-thunder-nnsa-and-interagency-partners-conduct-counterterrorism-exercise-denver