Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures (NARP)
|Publication Date:||22 August 2013|
PURPOSE. This manual:
a. Reissues DoD 3150.08-M (Reference (a)) in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.08 (Reference (b)).
b. Implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides comprehensive procedures to ensure consistency with the National Response Framework (NRF) (Reference (c)) and compliance with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 3150.10 (Reference (d)).
APPLICABILITY. This manual:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (referred to collectively in this manual as the "DoD Components").
b. May also be used by other federal, State, local, and tribal (SLT) agencies when operating with the DoD.
c. Addresses primarily accidents involving U.S. nuclear weapons in DoD custody. However, it may also be useful as a guide for the consequence management (CM) aspects of the response to a U.S. nuclear weapon incident, which is addressed by CJCS Instruction 3261.01B (Reference (e)).