Los Alanios National Laboratory (Los Alanios) is a federally-funded facility
located in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Los Alanios' mission is to strengthen the
nation's security, enhance tlie nation's defense, and reduce global terrorism threats
related to weapons of mass destruction. The University of California was the sole
management and operating contractor of Los Alamos from its inception in 1943
until May 3 1, 2006.