Department of the Army Regulation 50-5

Nuclear and Chemical Weapons and Materiel

Nuclear Surety

1 August 2000

Effective date: 1 September 2000


PIN: 000387000

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History: This publication publishes a revision. Because the publication has been extensively revised, the changed portions have not been highlighted.

Summary: This regulation prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities for the Army Nuclear Surety Program and implements DOD Directive 5210.42 , Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).

Applicability: This regulation applies to all active U.S. Army commands, agencies, organizations, and contractors that have nuclear surety related responsibilities. This regulation also applies to the Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR). This regulation also applies during full mobilization.

Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans (DCSOPS). The Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans has the authority to approve exceptions to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulation. The Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans may delegate this authority in writing to a division chief within the proponent agency in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent.

Army Management Control Process: This regulation does not contain management control provisions.

Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval of HQDA, DCSOPS, ATTN: DAMO-SSD, Washington, D.C. 20310-0400.

Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to HQDA, DCSOPS, ATTN: DAMO-SSD, Washington, DC 20310-0400.

Distribution: Distribution of this issue is available in electronic media only and intended for command levels C, D, and E for the Active Army, the Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve.

This regulation supersedes AR 50-5, dated 7 August 1989 and rescinds DA Form 5549-R, August 1986.

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