FY 2021 Presidential Budget for NNSA Released. This will limit America’s future by drastically reducing or eliminating programs critical for meeting our future energy needs and assuring our security. The Trump Administration is proposing a massive funding increase for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The NNSA and its workforce are responsible for the consequential mission of ensuring the safety, security, and effectiveness of our nation’s nuclear deterrent. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the part of the Energy Department that develops nuclear technology, wants to spend another $20 … Pentagon Will Foot Bill for NNSA’s 2021 Budget Plus-Up, Report Says By Staff Reports The Donald Trump administration plans to pay for a larger civilian nuclear weapons budget in fiscal 2021 partly by requesting funding for only a single Virginia-class attack submarine next year, rather than a pair, Bloomberg News reported Thursday. For 2021, it seeks to grow that account by $4 billion, to a total of about $29 billion, a 16 percent increase. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) released its portion of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget Request today. At $19.8 billion, the request increases current NNSA funding by $3.1 billion, or 18.4 percent. "Looking toward fiscal year 2021, however, the Trump Administration again proposes to cut DOE’s budget – by 8 percent overall, and by an astounding 35 percent in non-defense programs. The roughly $20 billion 2021 budget the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) requested on Monday — a figure that would come at the expense of the Pentagon’s naval shipbuilding budget and, to a lesser extent, cleanup of the nation’s nuclear weapons complex — is “the right number” to reverse a decade of “neglect,” Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette said Monday. We continue our budget hearings with the Department of Energy’s fiscal year 2021 request for the National Nuclear Security Administration.