Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico is one of the locations operated by Sandia National Laboratories. Established in 1949, Sandia National Laboratories is a nonprofit organization engaged in the development of various science-based technologies to support the national security of the United States. It conducts several research programs in the areas of nuclear weapons, energy infrastructure, homeland security, resource nonproliferation, and defense systems and assessments. The company additionally addresses issues related to the reduction of weapons of mass destruction; threat of nuclear accidents; environment damage; and military technologies and applications. Sandia National Laboratories is a government-owned, contractor-operated facility. It is managed by Sandia Corporation for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. The company is a part of Lockheed Martin Corporation.