Document Details


Title:
THE NATIONAL PLAN FOR CIVIL DEFENSE AND DEFENSE MOBILIZATION
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1958 Oct 31
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0039
Accession Number:
NV0025618
Originating Research Org.:
OFFICE OF CIVIL AND DEFENSE MOBILIZATION, U.S.
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THIS PLAN ESTABLISHES NATIONAL NONMILITARY COURSES OF ACTION AND THE R OLE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, THE STATES, THEIR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION S AND THE PEOPLE TO DETER AGGRESSION, AND IN THE EVENT OF AGGRESSION T O ENABLE THE NATION TO SURVIVE, RECOVER AND WIN. THE PLAN ANTICIPATES THREE PRINCIPAL CONTINGENCIES: 1. INTERNATIONAL TENSION, BUT NOT OF SU CH EXTREME NATURE AS TO REQUIRE THE INVOCATION OF FULL EMERGENCY AUTHO RITIES. 2. LIMITED WAR, DEFINED AS A SITUATION IN WHICH UNITED STATES FORCES ARE ENGAGED OVERSEAS, BUT IN WHICH THERE IS NO IMMEDIATE EXPECT ATION OF NUCLEAR ATTACK ON THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. 3. GENERAL W AR, INCLUDING MASSIVE NUCLEAR ATTACK. IT IS DESIGNED TO BE FLEXIBLE AND MATERIEL OF WARFARE AND TO OTHER PERTINENT FACTORS. THE NATIONAL P LAN IS A STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES, RESPONSIBILITIES, REQUIREMENTS AND B ROAD COURSES OF ACTION, SUPPORTED AND AMPLIFIED BY ANNEXES. WHILE OTHE R DOCUMENTS CONCERNING CIVIL DEFENSE AND DEFENSE MOBILIZATION WILL BE ISSUED AS NECESSARY, EACH WILL BE SUBORDINATE TO AND COMPATIBLE WITH T HIS PLAN.


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