ABSTRACT

DoD Directive 5230.16: Nuclear Accident and Incident Public Affairs (PA) Guidance   [open pdf - 132KB]

This Directive reissues DoD Directive 5230.16, February 7, 1983 to update DoD policy, responsibilities, and procedures for the prompt release of information to the public in the interest of public safety, and to prevent public alarms in the event of accidents or significant incidents involving nuclear weapons or nuclear components, radioactive material, nuclear weapon launch or transport vehicles (when a nuclear weapon is aboard), or nuclear reactors under DoD control. Updates DoD policy, responsibilities, and procedures during an improvised nuclear device (IND) incident.

Report Number:
DODD 5230.16
Publisher:
Date:
1993-12-20
Copyright:
Public Domain
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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