Tactical Exercise Planning Handbook (NUREG/CR-5081, BMI-2162)

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Publication Information

Manuscript Completed: November 1988
Date Published: April 1989

Prepared by:
W.D. Telfair, D.A. Moul,
J.W. Klingelhoefer, W.R. Leonard

Battelle Columbus Division
505 King Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201-2693

Prepared for:
Division of Safeguards and Transportation
Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington DC 20555-0001

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This Handbook provides guidance for the development, conduct, evaluation, and critique of security force tactical response exercises. Background information pertinent to the development of the Handbook and the intent of rulemaking that revises 10 CFR Part 73 to require tactical response exercises is provided. Step-by-step instructions on exercise development, conduct, evaluation, and critique are furnished to assist licensees in meeting regulatory requirements. Needs and resource requirements estimates are addressed in terms of personnel, staff-hours, equipment, weapons, and ammunition. Appendices provide examples of all documents required to plan, conduct, critique, and evaluate the exercises.

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