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Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Classification Review

Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Classification Review

October 1995


Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
PURPOSE
BACKGROUND
REVIEW
DOE FUNDAMENTAL CLASSIFICATION REVIEW
SUMMARY
1.0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 NAVAL NUCLEAR PROPULSION PROGRAM
1.2 HISTORY OF CLASSIFICATION POLICY
1.3 BALANCING OF PUBLIC ACCESS AND SECRECY
1.3.1 PUBLIC ACCESS
1.3.2 TECHNICAL INFORMATION RELEASED TO THE PUBLIC
1.3.3 NEED FOR SECURITY FOR NAVAL NUCLEAR PROPULSION INFORMATION
1.3.4 SEPARATION OF UNCLASSIFIED AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION
1.4 CLASSIFICATION AUTHORITY
1.4.1 RESTRICTED DATA
1.4.2 NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATION
1.4.3 COMPILATION OF INFORMATION
1.5 CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION REQUIRING PROTECTION
2.0 REVIEW PROCESS
2.1 DOE LABORATORIES REVIEW
2.1.1 OBJECTIVES
2.1.2 METHODOLOGY
2.1.3 INFORMATION ACCESS
2.1.4 INDEPENDENCE OF REVIEW
2.2 NAVAL NUCLEAR PROPULSION PROGRAM HEADQUARTERS REVIEW
2.2.1 OBJECTIVES
2.2.2 METHODOLOGY
2.3 PUBLIC COMMENT
3.0 CONCLUSION

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