Accession Number : ADA320536

Title :   DoD Nuclear Weapon System Safety Program,

Corporate Author : ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (ATOMIC ENERGY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Smith, B.

PDF Url : ADA320536

Report Date : DEC 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This Directive reissues DoD Directive 3150.2, dated February 8, 1984, to (1) establish the DoD Nuclear Weapon System Safety Program; (2) issues DoD nuclear weapon system safety policy; (3) reissues the four DoD nuclear weapon safety standards; (4) assigns responsibilities for the management of the DoD Nuclear Weapon System Safety Program, and requires safety to be considered during joint DoD-Department of Energy (DoE) nuclear weapon life-cycle activities under DoD Directive 3150.1 and nuclear weapon system acquisition activities under DoD Directive 5000.1; (5) authorizes the publication of DoD 3150.2-M, DoD Nuclear Weapon System Safety Program Manual, providing principal guidance on execution of the DoD Nuclear Weapon System Safety Program; and (6) assigns responsibilities for the Nuclear Weapons Technical Inspection System and the DoD Nuclear Weapon System Safety Training Program.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR WEAPONS, *DIRECTIVES, *SYSTEM SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, POLICIES, NATIONAL SECURITY, MILITARY PUBLICATIONS, SAFING AND ARMING(ORDNANCE).

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE