Get a glimpse at the history of Y-12 at this site through artifacts, videos, and knowledgeable Y-12 historians. This is as close as a visitor can get to what some call “the nation’s Fort Knox of nuclear weapons.” Today, the Y-12 National Security Complex is a premier manufacturing facility dedicated to making our nation and the world a safer place. Y-12 was one of the original Manhattan Project facilities built to help end World War II (WWII) by developing the fuel for the world’s first atomic bomb.
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