(a) Atomic Energy Defense Programs. Activities, equipment, and facilities of the Department of Defense used or engaged in support of the following:
(1) Development, production, testing, sampling, maintenance, repair, modification, assembly, utilization, transportation, or retirement of nuclear weapons or nuclear weapon components.
(2) Production, utilization, or transportation of DoD SNM for military applications.
(3) Safeguarding of activities, equipment, or facilities that support the functions in paragraphs (a) (1) and (2) of this section, including the protection of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapon components, or DoD SNM for military applications at a fixed facility or in transit.
(b) Authorized Individual. A person who has been granted routine access to specific DoD UCNI under 10 U.S.C. 128.
(c) Denying Official. An individual who denies a request made under 5 U.S.C. 552 for all, or any portion, of a document or material containing DoD UCNI.
(d) Document or Material. The physical medium on, or in, which information is recorded, or a product or substance which contains or reveals information, regardless of its physical form or characteristics.
(e) Information. Any fact or concept regardless of the physical form or characteristics of the medium on, or in, which it is recorded, contained or revealed.
(f) Reviewing Official. An individual who may make a determination that a document or material contains, does not contain, or no longer contains DoD UCNI.
(g) Safeguards. An integrated system of physical protection, material accounting, and material control measures designed to deter, prevent, detect, and respond to unauthorized possession, use, or sabotage of DoD SNM, equipment or facilities.
(h) Special Nuclear Material Facility. A DoD facility that performs a sensitive function (see paragraph (i) of this section).
(i) Sensitive Function. A function in support of atomic energy defense programs whose disruption could reasonably be expected to have a significant adverse effect on the health and safety of the public or the common defense and security (see paragraph (a) of this section).
(j) Special Nuclear Material (SNM). Plutonium, uranium enriched in the isotope-233 or in the isotope-235, except source material or any material artificially enriched by any of the foregoing.
(k) Special Nuclear Material Equipment. Equipment, systems, or components whose failure or destruction would cause an impact on safeguarding DoD SNM resulting in an unacceptable interruption to a national security program or an unacceptable impact on the health and safety of the public.
(l) Unauthorized Dissemination. The intentional or negligent transfer, in any manner and by any person, of information contained in a document or material determined by a reviewing official to contain DoD UCNI, and so marked in accordance with the procedures in appendix A to this part, to any person or entity other than an authorized individual or a person granted special access to specific DoD UCNI under 10 U.S.C. 128.
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