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Published: SD 452.4-1, Nuclear Enterprise Assurance (NEA)

To support implementation of Department of Energy (DOE) Order (0) 452.1, Nuclear Explosive and Weapon Surety (NEWS) Program, and DOE O 452.4, Security and Use Control of Nuclear Explosives and Nuclear Weapons. Consistent with the parent directive requirements, Nuclear Enterprise Assurance (NEA) is a Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) countersubversion program established to prevent, detect, and/or mitigate potential consequences of subversion of nuclear weapons (NW s) and NW enabling capabilities, including Deliberate Unauthorized Acts (DUAs), that may lead to Denial of Authorized Use (DAU) or degradation of NW reliability or performance.