Tactical Training Reference Manual (NUREG/CR-5172, BMI-2166)

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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,
K.M. Jurjevich, 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 Manual provides training information for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensees to assist in implementation of the Tuctical Response Team (TRT) training and exercise requirements of the revised portions of 10 CPR Part 73, which requires that licensees possessing formula quantities of strategic special nuclear material establish TRTs and conduct tactical response exercises to enhance the capabilities of security forces in protecting NRC licensed fuel facilities from potential adversaries postulated in the design basis threat. Step-by-step illustrated instructional material is provided concerning both individual and team tactics and skills appropriate to meeting these requirements. The Manual consists of two parts. Part One addresses adversary attributes and essential tactical skills that each TRT member should master to assure personal safety and effective response to adversary actions. Part Two discusses more advanced tactics, command, control, and orders.

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