ARMY - DA PAM 50-5
Nuclear Incident Response and Assistance Operations for Domestic Transportation of U.S. Nuclear Weapons and Their Special Nuclear Material
|Publication Date:||24 March 2022|
This pamphlet is a reference for senior commanders (as defined in Army regulation (AR) 600-20) and staffs when preparing for and responding to a domestic nuclear incident (NI) involving transportation of other service component nuclear weapons and their special nuclear material (SNM) not on an installation (see glossary for full definition of nuclear incident). It highlights existing doctrine and guidance used to respond to a NI involving U.S. nuclear weapons. It explains the concepts and procedures used by an initial response force (IRF), in accordance with Department of Defense Manual (DoDM) 3150.08, while executing nuclear incident response and assistance (NIRA) operations. This pamphlet does not address incidents at Army reactors; see AR 50-7.