Defence nuclear emergency response (JSP 471)

Explains the policy and planning for a defence nuclear emergency response.


JSP 471: defence nuclear emergency response (updated April 2020)

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Contents include:

  • Principles of Nuclear Emergency Response Policy and Planning
  • Governance Arrangements
  • Central Government Response
  • Policy for Provision of Support
  • Post Emergency aspects
  • International aspects
  • Exercise and Assessment
  • Media and Communications
  • Operations in the UK: Defence Contribution to Resilience
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Definitions of Defence Nuclear Incidents and Emergencies
Published 14 November 2013
Last updated 24 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated the JSP 471: Defence nuclear emergency response updated April 2020.

  2. Added: JSP 471: defence nuclear emergency response (version 2.1 Dec 18)

  3. Added updated JSP 741

  4. First published.