Glossary of Security Terms for Nuclear Power Reactors (NUREG-2203)

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Manuscript Completed: March 2015
Date Published: February 2017

Prepared by:
Amy Roundtree
Wayne Chalk

Kris Jamgochian, NRC Project Manager

Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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This is a glossary of security terms specifically for nuclear power reactors that are commonly used in the nuclear industry and regulatory community. These terms were compiled from U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and nuclear industry sources. This is published to assist agency authors, readers, and stakeholders in understanding common terms used in security.

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