NAVY - NAVSEA 5230.12 CH-1
(SEA00DB) RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC
|Publication Date:||15 June 2005|
Applicability and Scope
This instruction applies to official information and technical
data intended for public release prepared by the following
(1) NAVSEA Headquarters and field activity employees;
(2) NAVSEA affiliated PEOs and their staffs;
(3) NAVSEA contractors.
Department of Defense (DoD) or non-DoD personnel acting in a private capacity, retired DoD personnel, former DoD employees and non-active duty members of Reserve components have the option to voluntarily submit information for review for technical accuracy, and to ensure that classified information is not divulged and that information proposed for public release does not compromise national security.
The Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (SEA 08) ensures that disclosure of any information pertaining to naval nuclear propulsion matters is made on a strict need-to-know basis. For information which is to be made public, special care is required to ensure that it contains nothing prohibited from public dissemination for security reasons and that it contains the proper perspective recognizing overall public sensitivity to nuclear issues. Further details are provided in reference (c).
To provide policy and procedures for reviewing technical data and information under the cognizance and/or control of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) claimancy and NAVSEA affiliated Program Executive Officers (PEOs) that is intended for public release. Governing instructions and guidance documents, references (a) through (o), are listed in enclosure (1). Terms used in this instruction are listed in enclosure (2).