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Department of Energy

Formed in 1977, the Department of Energy is a Cabinet-level department concerned with U.S. policy on energy and the handling of nuclear materials. Technically, all nuclear weapons deployed by the Department of Defense are on loan from the Department of Energy, which is responsible for the design, testing and production of nuclear weapons.

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