Los Alamos National Laboratory Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Program
Ensuring the safety and reliability of the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile

Facilities, Operations, and User Support

The Facilities, Operations, and User Support (FOUS) subprogram provides facility and operational support for reliable, production computing and storage environments, and a suite of user services.
Strategic Computing Complex

Strategic Computing Complex

The Strategic Computing Complex (SCC) is a secure supercomputing facility that supports the calculation, modeling, simulation, and visualization of complex nuclear weapons data in support of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. | Read more about the SCC.

Facilities News and Updates

ECCCE pipes

LANL capabilities thrive from improved proficiency planning and operations

New HPC Project Management Office bolsters operations. | Read more

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Reductions in water usage enhance LANL operations

Recent and future improvements focus on sustainability, efficiency, and capability. | Read more

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Los Alamos site enables next generation supercomputing

Favorable climate, ample power, and development potential make Los Alamos the ideal location for future supercomputing. | Read more

Trinity installation

Sixty megawatts of power available by 2025 for future supercomputing at LANL

Power improvements and diversification will bring 60 megawatts of power to Los Alamos National Laboratory. This total power capability will give LANL the ability to handle larger simulations, tackle more complex calculations, and produce finer fidelity results. | Read more

Trinity water cooling installation

Study determines additional water is available to cool supercomputers at LANL by 2025

To support future generations of high performance computers, LANL is exploring sustainable options to meet the demand for more water cooling. A recent study shows promising results for getting non-potable wastewater from Los Alamos County. | Read more