Accession Number:

ADA272119

Title:

DOD Response to an Accident or Significant Incident Involving Radioactive Materials

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (ACQUISITION) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-12-21

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

This Directive reissues reference a DoD Instruction 5100.52, Radiological Assistance in the Event of an Accident Involving Radioactive Material, March 10, 1981 and supersedes reference b DoD Instruction 0-7730. 12, Notification Procedures for Accidents and Significant Incidents Involving Nuclear Weapons, Reactors, and Radioactive Materials, August 1, 1976 to 1 Update guidance for planning and providing a DoD response in the event of an accident involving radioactive materials. 2 Promulgate DoD policy and planning guidance to implement the Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan FRERP that describes the responsibilities of the Federal organizations that would respond to a radiological emergency, and specifies the radiological assistance responsibilities of the Department of Defense. 3 Reaffirm the responsibility of the Department of Defense and provide guidance to DoD Components in matters involving State and local authorities as outlined in enclosure 3.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE