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Defense Special Weapons Agency

The Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA) was established by General Order No. 1 of July 1, 1971.

DSWA serves as the DoD center for nuclear and advanced weapons effects expertise and performs essential missions in the areas of nuclear weapons stockpile support, nuclear effects research and operational support and nuclear threat reduction to include arms control verification technology development.

The functions of DSWA were absorbed into the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) by DoD Directive 5105.62 of September 30, 1998.

Parent Agency
Defense Department

Listing ofRecently Published Documents

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  • Defense Special Weapons Agency Privacy Program

    The Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA) is adding two sections to its procedural rule for the DSWA Privacy Program. The two sections are entitled Disclosure of record to persons other than the individual to whom it pertains and Fees. The addition of these two sections helps an individual to better understand the DSWA Privacy Program. EFFECTIVE...

  • Defense Special Weapons Agency Privacy Program

    The Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA) is proposing to add two sections to its procedural rule for the DSWA Privacy Program. The two sections are entitled Disclosure of record to persons other than the individual to whom it pertains and Fees. The addition of these two sections helps an individual to better understand the DSWA Privacy Program....

  • Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

    The Defense Special Weapons Agency proposes to add one record system to its inventory of system of records notices subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This action will be effective without further notice on August 25, 1997, unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES:...

  • Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

    The Defense Special Weapons Agency proposes to add one record system to its inventory of system of records notices subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This action will be effective without further notice on April 23, 1997, unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES:...

  • Privacy Act of 1974; Notice to Amend Record Systems

    The Defense Special Weapons Agency is amending two systems of records notices in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. The amendment consists of changing the name of the `Defense Special Weapons School' to read `Defense Nuclear Weapons School'. This amendment affects two systems of...

  • Privacy Program

    As of June 26, 1996, the Defense Nuclear Agency is known as the Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA). The Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA) is revising its procedural and exemptions rules for the DSWA Privacy Program. DSWA is updating the procedures for accessing information contained in DSWA systems of records, and for contesting contents...

  • Privacy Act of 1974; Notice to Amend Record Systems.

    As of June 26, 1996, the Defense Nuclear Agency will be known as the Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA). These amendments reflect the name change and other administrative changes. The Defense Special Weapons Agency proposes to amend systems of records notices in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C....