Material Protection, Control, and Accountancy (MPC&A) Sustainability

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To date, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Material Protection, Control, and Accountancy (MPC and A) program has assisted in the implementation of operational site-wide MPC and A systems at several nuclear facilities in Russia. Eleven sites from the civilian sector have completed the site-wide installations and two have completed sub-site installations. By the end of 1999, several additional sites will have completed site-wide and sub-site system installations through DOE assistance. the effort at the completed sites has focused primarily on the design, integration, and installation of upgraded MPC and A systems. In most cases, little work has been performed to ... continued below

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Baumann, Mark; Farmer, James; Haase, Michael; Mann, Greg; Soo Hoo, Mark & Toth, William July 21, 1999.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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To date, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Material Protection, Control, and Accountancy (MPC and A) program has assisted in the implementation of operational site-wide MPC and A systems at several nuclear facilities in Russia. Eleven sites from the civilian sector have completed the site-wide installations and two have completed sub-site installations. By the end of 1999, several additional sites will have completed site-wide and sub-site system installations through DOE assistance. the effort at the completed sites has focused primarily on the design, integration, and installation of upgraded MPC and A systems. In most cases, little work has been performed to ensure that the installed systems will be sustained. Because of concerns that the installed systems would not be operated in the future, DOE established a sustainability pilot program involving the 11 sites. The purpose of DOE's MPC and A Sustainability Program is to ensure that MPC and A upgrades installed at sites in Russia are effective and will continue to operate over the long term. The program mission is to work with sites where rapid upgrades have been completed to cultivate enduring and consistent MPC and A practices. The program attempts to assist the Russian sites to develop MPC and A organizations that will operate, maintain, and continue to improve the systems and procedures. Future assistance will strive to understand and incorporate culturally sensitive approaches so that the sites take ownership for all MPC and A matters. This paper describes the efforts of the sustainability program to date.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00009606

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  • Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Phoenix, AZ (US), 07/24/1999--07/29/1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-1852C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 9606
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc792552

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Baumann, Mark; Farmer, James; Haase, Michael; Mann, Greg; Soo Hoo, Mark & Toth, William. Material Protection, Control, and Accountancy (MPC&A) Sustainability, article, July 21, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc792552/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.