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Shipment Safeguards Information

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 nuclear materials. Information that specifically identifies measures taken for the physical protection of special nuclear material, or measures taken for the physical protection of equipment vital to the safety of operations at fixed sites and in transit. Safeguards information includes the transportation physical security plan; schedules and itineraries for specific shipments; details of vehicle immobilization features, intrusion alarm devices, and communication systems; arrangements with, and capabilities of, local police response forces; locations of safe parking; details regarding limitations of radio-telephone communications; and procedures for response to safeguards emergencies.

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