Software Quality Assurance Program and Guidelines (NUREG/BR-0167)

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Manuscript Completed: February 1993

Division of Information Support Services
Office of Information Resources Management
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001


This document offers guidance to both NRC organizations and NRC contractors in the development and maintenance of software for use by the NRC staff.

This document is based on various industry standards, shown under references, and therefore meets the current industry standards for the operational levels of software described herein. This document may provide guidance but does not address the complex issue of software quality for software used in nuclear plants.

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