INDEX


Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information

Topical Guideline for High Explosives

TG-HE-1

June 1992

Department of Energy


Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

A. Purpose.
1. Subject Area.
2. Document Reviews.
B. Background.
1. Categories of Information.
2. Adverse Effect Determination.
3. Control Determination.
C. Policy.
1. General.
2. Relationship to Classified Information.
3. Widely Disseminated Documents or Material.
4. Release of Information.
D. Scope.
E. Authorized Users of this Guideline
1. Reviewing Officials.
2. Denying Officials.
3. Others.
F. Issuing and Approving Organizations.
G. Information Not Covered in this Guideline.
H. References.
I. Topic Cross-Reference List

II. TOPICAL GUIDANCE

A. Pyrotechnic Materials
B. Gun-Assembled Nuclear Weapon Propellant Materials
C. High Explosive Materials.

III. DEFINITIONS


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I. INTRODUCTION

A. Purpose.

1. Subject Area.

This guideline document provides topical guidance for identifying what unclassified atomic energy defense programs related information concerning high explosive (HE), propellant, and pyrotechnic materials has been determined to be Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI) pursuant to section 148 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended.

2. Document Reviews.

The UCNI topics contained in this document provide the authority and basis for Reviewing Officials to determine whether a document or material contains UCNI or does not contain UCNI; provide a basis for other persons to make a preliminary determination that a document or material may contain UCNI; and provide a basis for denying the release of UCNI contained in documents requested under statute or Executive order. This guideline, along with the UCNI General Guideline (GG-2), also provides a basis for development of internal UCNI guidelines which specify what unclassified information of interest to the specific field or contractor organization concerning the subject matter of this guideline is or is not UCNI.

B. Background.

1. Categories of Information.

The Department of Energy (DOE) is required under section 148 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, to prohibit the unauthorized dissemination of certain unclassified Government information (termed UCNI) concerning atomic energy defense programs pertaining to:

a. The design of production and utilization facilities;

b. Security measures for such facilities, nuclear materials contained in such facilities, or in transit; or

c. The design, manufacture, or utilization of any nuclear weapon or components of nuclear weapons that was once classified as Restricted Data, but which has been declassified or removed from the Restricted Data category under section 142 of the Atomic Energy Act.

2. Adverse Effect Determination.

However, in order for unclassified information in the above three categories to be controlled as UCNI under section 148, it must meet all the criteria for control as UCNI specified in DOE Order 5650.3, including a determination by a Controlling Official, that unauthorized dissemination of the information could reasonably be expected to have a significant adverse effect on the health and safety of the public or the common defense and security by significantly increasing the likelihood of:

a. The illegal production of a nuclear weapon; or

b. The theft, diversion, or sabotage of nuclear materials, equipment, or facilities.

3. Control Determination.

HE, propellant, and pyrotechnic materials are used in nuclear weapon components ranging from the main charge HE in implosion-assembled weapons and propellant for gun-assembled weapons, to a variety of other components incorporating these materials such as implosion and other detonators, igniters, thermal batteries, delay lines, etc., found in U.S. nuclear weapon designs. Certain information concerning these materials that has been declassified over the years has been determined by a Controlling Official to meet all the criteria for control as UCNI. That information is UCNI as described in this topical guideline derived from approved UCNI General Guideline topics which document Controlling Official determinations.

C. Policy.

1. General.

The basic DOE policy concerning release of information is to make as much information publicly available as possible, while controlling classified information and certain sensitive unclassified information, including UCNI. A Controlling Official has determined that certain unclassified information relating to nuclear weapons is UCNI and that the information determined to be UCNI if given unlimited release would have a significant adverse effect on the health and safety of the public or the common defense and security. These determinations are documented in UCNI General Guideline topics found in GG-2 or in UCNI control determinations. Such control determinations, if any, are subsequently incorporated into GG-2. This topical guideline provides more detailed guidance, based on approved general guideline topics, on what information in the subject area of this guideline is or is not UCNI. DOE Order 5650.3 provides detailed information on policy and procedures for the identification of UCNI and for reviewing and marking documents and material containing UCNI.

2. Relationship to Classified Information.

Although much information concerning HE, propellant, and pyrotechnic material related to nuclear weapons has been declassified, a great deal of information remains classified, including in some cases information concerning the materials themselves, information concerning the processing of the materials, design information concerning components containing the materials, and associations of certain materials or components containing these materials with certain weapons or design features. Therefore, it is essential that an authorized classifier first review information against all applicable classification guidance to assure it is unclassified before applying these UCNI topics to the information. Various sources, such as CG-W-5, topical classification guides, program classification guides, and certain local classification guides, provide classification guidance concerning the subject matter of this guideline.

Users of this guideline are cautioned regarding information that otherwise appears to be unclassified. The classification guidance concerning programs and studies related to the proliferation of nuclear weapons points out that a "Government or Government-supported contractor evaluation, analysis, study, or compendium which deals with nuclear weapon designs and yet is based on unclassified data, is classified if it adds materially to the contents of the raw data." It also indicates that a Government or Government-sponsored contractor evaluation of otherwise unclassified information which identifies and/or summarizes the most relevant portions of the unclassified literature relating to HE; fuzing, firing, or initiating systems; propellants; etc., is Confidential to Secret National Security Information (Secret if detailed descriptions or specifications of components for a nuclear explosive assembly are given). See CG-NP-2, Classification Guide for Nuclear Proliferation Information.

3. Widely Disseminated Documents or Material.

Any document or material which has been widely and irretrievably disseminated into the public domain, as determined by a Reviewing Official, is exempt from control under this guideline. However, the fact that information is in the public domain is not a sufficient basis for determining that the same, similar, or updated Government-owned and -controlled information contained in another document is not or is no longer UCNI. In such cases, this guideline is to be used to determine whether the information is UCNI. The fact that a document that has been widely disseminated into the public domain, or that a non- Government-owned and -controlled document that is, or is about to be, widely disseminated contains information that would be controlled as UCNI if under Government control is itself UCNI and the "no comment" policy applies (see GG #8 in GG-2).

4. Release of Information.

Information determined to be unclassified and not UCNI is not automatically approved for unrestricted release. Unclassified information may be subject to other limitations on dissemination (e.g., proprietary information, patent review clearance, etc.) Review of applicable regulations and orders as required by the specifics of each case is the responsibility of the official planning to authorize unrestricted release.

D. Scope.

This guideline applies to unclassified information concerning atomic energy defense programs pertaining to HE, propellant, and pyrotechnic materials. This includes information concerning research and development related to these materials and production-related information related to the materials.

However, nuclear weapon component design-related information concerning components containing these materials (e.g., detonators, squibs, power sources, etc.) are not addressed in this guideline.

This guideline does not apply to information concerning HE, propellant, or pyrotechnic materials which is outside the scope of atomic energy defense programs, such as work concerning these materials done for the Department of Defense (DOD) for conventional weapons or nonweapons purposes.

However, information developed during work for others that explicitly reveals atomic energy defense programs information concerning these materials must be reviewed to determine whether any of the information is determined to be UCNI by this guideline.

E. Authorized Users of this Guideline

1. Reviewing Officials.

All DOE and DOE contractor Reviewing Officials with interest in the subject matter of this guideline are authorized to use this guideline to identify UCNI in accordance with procedures in DOE Order 5650.3.

2. Denying Officials.

A Denying Official shall deny the release of information identified as UCNI contained in documents or material requested under statute (e.g., the Freedom of Information Act) or Executive order. This guideline provides the basis for identifying and denying release of information concerning the subject matter of this guideline in accordance with applicable DOE orders (e.g., DOE Order 5650.3 and DOE Order 1700.1).

3. Others.

Persons other than Reviewing Officials may use this guideline to make preliminary review determinations that a document or material containing information pertaining to the subject matter of this guideline may contain UCNI if that person:

a. Is the originator of a newly generated document or material, or

b. Has cognizance over information in the document or material.

F. Issuing and Approving Organizations.

This guideline is approved and issued by the Director of Classification (SA-20). Comments and recommendations should be sent to SA-20. Requests to be added to or removed from the distribution list for this guideline should be sent to:

               Director of Classification

               SA-20/GTN

               U.S. Department of Energy

               Washington, DC  20585

G. Information Not Covered in this Guideline.

Unclassified information concerning the subject matter of this guideline may appear to a person to warrant protection as UCNI, yet not be addressed by an existing topic in this guideline. When such information is believed to meet all the criteria for UCNI, the information should receive a preliminary "may contains UCNI" review in accordance with procedures in DOE Order 5650.3, paragraph 10b.

Any person may recommend new topics or revisions to this guideline. A determination by the originator of a document or material, or a person having cognizance over information in a document or material, that a document or material may contain UCNI is one source for such recommendations. Recommendations for new topics or revisions to this guideline should be sent through channels to SA-20.

H. References.

1. Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (Title 42, United States Code, section 2011 et seq.) (42 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.), which is the statutory basis for UCNI.

2. Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552), which is the statutory basis for any person to request access to Federal agency records.

3. Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1004, "Freedom of Information," which is the DOE regulation for implementing the Freedom of Information Act, and which provides procedures by which documents and material may be requested from DOE offices and establishes procedures for processing such requests.

4. Title 10 CFR Part 1017, "Identification and Protection of Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information," which is the DOE regulation implementing section 148 of the Atomic Energy Act, and which establishes overall policies and procedures for the identification and protection of UCNI.

5. DOE Order 1700.1, "Freedom of Information Program," of 11/19/79, the DOE order which establishes guidelines and procedures for processing requests made under the Freedom of Information Act.

6. DOE Order 5635.4, "Protection of Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information," of 2/3/88, the DOE Order which establishes policies and procedures for the protection of UCNI.

7. DOE Order 5650.3, "Identification of Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information," of 2/29/88, the DOE order which establishes policy and procedures for identifying UCNI and for reviewing and marking documents and material containing UCNI.

8. Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information General Guideline, GG-2, which contains approved UCNI General Guideline topics specifying what unclassified information has been determined to be UCNI by a Controlling Official.

9. Classification guides and UCNI guidelines which provide additional guidance for control of information concerning HE, propellant, and pyrotechnic materials including, but not limited to:

a. CG-W-5; Joint DOE/DOD Nuclear Weapon Classification Policy Guide

b. CG-WM-2; Materials Classification Guide for the Nuclear Weapons Complex

c. CG-NP-2; Classification Guide for Nuclear Proliferation Information

d. TCG-NAS-1; Joint DOE/DOD Topical Classification Guide for Nuclear Assembly Systems

e. TCG-DS-1; Joint DOE/DOD Topical Classification Guide for Detonation Systems

f. TCG-SAFF-1; Joint DOE/DOD Topical Classification Guide for Safing, Arming, Fuzing, and Firing

g. CG-SS-2; Safeguards and Security Classification Guide

h. TG-FSSS-1; UCNI Topical Guideline for Fixed-Site Safeguards and Security (currently in draft)

i. LA-4000, Guide to Classification of Technical Information, Los Alamos National Laboratory

I. Topic Cross-Reference List

Each UCNI topical guideline topic which indicates information is UCNI must have its basis identified. This is done by including at the end of a topic a citation to the appropriate General Guideline topic (e.g., GG #5, #19, etc.) which are listed in the UCNI General Guideline document, currently GG-2. In addition, each UCNI topical guideline topic must also cite a unique identification number so that it may itself be cited as a basis for internal guideline topics. For example:

101.1 This is a simulated topical guideline topic followed by a citation to the General Guideline topic upon which it is based and to its own identification number (Basis: GG #37; ID No.: HE #1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

Topics indicating information is not UCNI should also include a citation to an identification number and the General Guideline basis when such a basis exists.

The following table lists the identification number to be cited in internal guideline topics based on topics in this topical guideline, along with the corresponding topic number contained in this guideline.


                 Identification No.      Topic No.



                       HE # 1                100

                       HE # 2                101

                       HE # 3                102

                       HE # 4                103

                       HE # 5                104

                       HE # 6                201

                       HE # 7                202

                       HE # 8                203

                       HE # 9                204

                       HE #10                205

                       HE #11                206

                       HE #12                207

                       HE #13                211

                       HE #14                212

                       HE #15                221

                       HE #16                222

                       HE #17                301

                       HE #18                302

                       HE #19                302.1

                       HE #20                303

                       HE #21                304

                       HE #22                311

                       HE #23                312

                       HE #24                313.1

                       HE #25                313.2

                       HE #26                313.3

                       HE #27                313.4

                       HE #28                314.1

                       HE #29                314.1.1

                       HE #30                314.2

                       HE #31                314.3

                       HE #32                321

                       HE #33                322

                       HE #34                323

                       HE #35                324




II. TOPICAL GUIDANCE

A. Pyrotechnic Materials

100 All unclassified research and development (R&D) information concerning pyrotechnic materials that have been, are, or are being considered for use in the nuclear weapons program, or R&D information that concerns work for others (Basis: GG #37; ID No.: HE #1) . . . NOT UCNI

101 Unclassified information concerning procurement of pyrotechnic materials including cost, specifications, quantities, etc. (Basis: GG #37; ID No.: HE #2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

102 Association of specified or unspecified pyrotechnic materials with a facility, site, program, or component, if unclassified (Basis: GG #37; ID No.: HE #3) . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: The association of some components or materials with certain weapons may be classified. Also, while the association of pyrotechnic or other hazardous materials with a specified facility or site, if unclassified, is not UCNI, more specific information on storage of such materials could be UCNI based on security/sabotage concerns. Consult applicable topical or internal UCNI guidelines.

103 Information concerning processing, manufacturing techniques, quality control, testing, certification, etc., of pyrotechnic materials, including information concerning "work for others" (Basis: GG #37; ID No.: HE #4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: This topic concerns the pyrotechnic materials only. It does not include information concerning processing, manufacturing, testing, etc., concerning the components containing pyrotechnic material.

104 Information concerning handling, safety, disposal, or environmental aspects related to pyrotechnic materials, provided classified information or UCNI concerning possible sabotage scenarios, sensitive security information, sensitive facility design, weapon design, or similar controlled information is not revealed (Basis: GG #37; ID No.: HE #5) . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: Consult CG-SS-2, Safeguards and Security Classification Guide; applicable program or local classification guides; or topical or internal UCNI guidelines as necessary.

B. Gun-Assembled Nuclear Weapon Propellant Materials

200 General

201 All unclassified information concerning propellant materials that is not related to the nuclear weapons program (i.e., work for others) (ID No.: HE #6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

202 All unclassified information concerning propellant materials that is known to have been previously disseminated without restrictions (ID No.: HE #7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

203 Safety, handling, disposal, or environmental-related unclassified information concerning propellant materials, except that which also reveals information determined to be UCNI by other topics in this section, or in other topical UCNI guidelines (e.g., TG-FSSS-1 or internal UCNI guidelines) (ID No.: HE #8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

204 That a specified facility or site handles, stores, or processes propellant materials (ID No.: HE #9) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

205 Unclassified information associating specified or unspecified propellant materials with a specified nuclear weapon or component, or with the nuclear weapons program (ID No.: HE #10) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

206 Unclassified information concerning gun-assembled nuclear weapon propellant material relating to hypothetical or actual accidents involving the propellant materials at DOE facilities, provided no classified information or UCNI is revealed (e.g., weapon design, physical security, vulnerabilities) (ID No.: HE #11) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

207 Procurement of propellant materials for R&D or production, including procurement specifications, provided information concerning specifications of propellant materials as actually used in a nuclear weapon is not explicitly revealed (i.e., specifications for the final product) (ID No.: HE #12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: See topics 212 and 221.

210 Propellant Material R&D.

211 Propellant material R&D information except for information revealing actual product specifications or specific manufacturing process specifications, or procedures for processing, in DOE facilities, propellant materials as used in nuclear weapons (ID No.: HE #13) . . . NOT UCNI

212 R&D information concerning propellant material that reveals actual propellant product specifications or specific manufacturing specifications or procedures for processing propellant materials as used in nuclear weapons (Basis: GG #38; ID No.: HE #14) . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

NOTE: But see topic 202

220 Propellant Material Production Related Information.

221 Unclassified manufacturing specifications and procedures for producing propellant materials as used in nuclear weapons not revealing classified nuclear weapon design information (Basis: GG #38; ID No.: HE #15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

NOTE 1. But see topics 201 through 207.

NOTE 2. Internal guidelines may specify what specific information concerning this topic is UCNI and what information need not be protected as UCNI.

222 Unclassified information concerning quality assurance measures and testing of propellant material as used in nuclear weapons which reveal sensitive manufacturing specifications or process information (Basis : GG #38; ID No.: HE #16) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

NOTE: But see topic 202.

C. High Explosive Materials.

300 General

301 Procurement of unclassified HE materials and unclassified procurement specifications, as purchased from vendors (ID No.: HE #17) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

302 Safety, handling, disposal, or environmental-related unclassified information concerning HE materials, provided classified information or UCNI concerning possible sabotage scenarios, security information (including vulnerabilities or deficiencies), sensitive facility design, weapon design, or similar controlled information is not revealed (ID No.: HE #18) . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

302.1. Information concerning hypothetical or actual accidents involving HE materials at DOE facilities provided classified information or UCNI is not revealed (e.g., weapon design, physical security, vulnerabilities) (ID No.: HE #19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

303 That a specified facility or site handles, stores, or processes specified or unspecified HE materials (ID No.: HE #20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: Further details might be UCNI or classified (e.g., detailed facility design or security measures).

304 The association of specified or unspecified unclassified HE materials with a specified or unspecified nuclear weapon or component, if unclassified (ID No.: HE #21) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: The association of HE materials with certain components, or their functions, of specified or unspecified nuclear weapons may be classified. Consult applicable program, weapon, or local classification guidance to assure the information is unclassified before applying this topic to such information.

310 High Explosives Related R&D.

NOTE: The following topics on HE R&D apply only to HE materials. They do not apply to information on R&D concerning components containing HE materials.

311 Unclassified information concerning HE R&D done for others that does not reveal classified information or UCNI concerning the nuclear weapons program (ID No.: HE #22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: However, the sponsoring agency may place other controls on release of information.

312 Basic scientific information from R&D to synthesize and characterize the basic properties of high explosive materials (such as molecular or crystal structure, surface area, density, heat of formation, energy density, sensitivity to stimuli, or other basic chemical or physical properties (ID No.: HE #23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

313 Unclassified applied scientific information concerning unclassified HE materials from R&D to develop new materials for possible use in nuclear weapons which reveals:

313.1 Techniques and parameters concerning development or improvement of methods for production scale operations for processing HE material for nuclear weapon component production (Basis: GG #39; ID No.: HE #24) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

313.2 Methods, specifications, etc., necessary to control the properties of the material or to solve material problems so as to make (or improve the quality of) HE material suitable for use in nuclear weapon component production (e.g., limits on grain size and distribution; necessary controls on impurity levels; specifications for time, temperature, mixing, pressure, etc.) (Basis: GG #39; ID No.: HE #25) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

313.3 That a specified new HE material has been found to be and has been developed to the point where it is suitable for use in nuclear weapons, if unclassified (ID No.: HE #26) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

313.4 Other applied scientific information concerning HE R&D, if unclassified (ID No.: HE #27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

NOTE: Information on HE materials which provide a significant improvement in performance or safety is classified. Consult appropriate classification guidance.

314 Unclassified applied scientific information from R&D concerning current or past HE materials used in nuclear weapons which reveals:

314.1 Details of HE production processing procedures and specifications used in nuclear weapon component production (Basis: GG #39; ID No.: HE #28) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

314.1.1 But general information from R&D concerning production methods (ID No.: HE #29) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

314.2 R&D which reveals improved methods, processes, or procedures for production of HE materials for nuclear weapon component production (Basis: GG #39; ID No.: HE #30) . . UCNI

314.3 Details of methods to solve or minimize production problems (Basis: GG #39; ID No.: HE #31) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI
320 High Explosive Material Production.

NOTE: The following topics apply only to information concerning processing of HE materials for nuclear weapon components or main charges. It does not apply to information concerning the production of components themselves which contain HE.

321 Unclassified information revealing details of production processes, methods, quality control, testing, etc., except for information concerning safety measures, handling, disposal, or other environmental impact information (Basis: GG #39; ID No.: HE #32) . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

NOTE: Production information, particularly for HE used in detonators, may be classified.

322 General description of processes used (e.g., pressing, casting, machining, etc.) which does not reveal specific sensitive parameters important to assuring materials meet required quality standards (ID No.: HE #33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI

323 Unclassified information from quality control and other production-related analyses or studies (such as aging/performance studies of HE materials, quality control tests, etc.) revealing production processes, sensitive production specifications and limits, aging/performance details, etc. (Basis: GG #39; ID No.: HE #34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCNI

NOTE: Such information may be classified, particularly for HE used in detonators.

324 Unclassified information concerning safety, handling, environmental, or similar nonsensitive information concerning HE materials, provided classified information or UCNI concerning sabotage scenarios, security information, sensitive facility design, weapon design, or other similar controlled information is not revealed (ID No.: HE #35) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOT UCNI


III. DEFINITIONS

The source or basis of the following definitions is indicated in parentheses after the defined term. Refer to the list of references for the full citation of the source document.

A. Applied Scientific Information (DOE Order 5650.3, paragraph 7g(7)) means for the purpose of this guideline information resulting from research whose objective is to gain knowledge or understanding necessary for determining the means by which a specific need may be met.

B. Atomic Energy Defense Programs (DOE Order 5650.3) are activities, equipment, and facilities of the DOE or other Government agencies utilized or engaged in support of the following:

a. Development, production, testing, sampling, maintenance, repair, modification, assembly, utilization, transportation, or retirement of nuclear weapons or components of nuclear weapons;

b. Production, utilization, or transportation of nuclear material for military application; or

c. Safeguarding of activities, equipment, or facilities which support the above functions, including the protection of nuclear weapons, components of nuclear weapons, or nuclear material for military applications, any of which may be at a fixed facility or in transit.

C. Basic Scientific Information (DOE Order 5650.3, paragraph 7g(6)) means for the purpose of this guideline information resulting from research directed toward increasing fundamental scientific knowledge or understanding rather than any practical application of that knowledge.

D. Controlling Official (DOE Order 5650.3) is a designated individual who may make a determination that specific Government information is, is not, or is no longer UCNI under the procedures in DOE Order 5650.3.

E. Denying Official (DOE Order 5650.3) is an individual who denies the release of all or any portion of a document or material requested under statute or Executive order which contains UCNI and is defined in DOE Order 1700.1.

F. High Explosive (TCG-NAS-1) is a material or mixture of materials capable of shock-initiated detonation.

G. Propellant (LA-4000) is a chemical material capable of controlled burning without detonation; normally compounded for that purpose.

H. Pyrotechnic (LA-4000) material is an explosive material that produces heat or light, or whose energy is used to produce work.

I. Reviewing Official (DOE Order 5650.3) is an individual authorized to make a determination that a document or material contains, does not contain, or no longer contains UCNI.

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