Defence nuclear emergency response (JSP 471)

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



Contents include:

  • nuclear emergency planning policy requirements
  • defence nuclear Incidents and emergencies definitions
  • hierarchy of nuclear emergency documentation
  • principles of nuclear emergency response policy and planning
  • co-ordination, command, and control in a defence nuclear emergency
  • central government response
  • deconfliction of transport of defence nuclear material
  • international conventions and notifications
  • liability and claims
  • ministerial notification and reporting of defence nuclear incidents
  • exercises and assessment
  • media and communications
  • operations in the UK: defence contribution to resilience
  • roles and responsibilities of Directorate of Business Resilience (DBR)
Published 14 November 2013
Last updated 22 November 2013 + show all updates
  1. Added updated JSP 741
  2. First published.