DETERMINE AUTHORITY TO RESPOND TO A REQUEST FOR RSP
OR DISPOSAL OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
1. AR 75-15, Chapter 4 requires at least two EOD qualified personnel, one officer and another
individual (officer or enlisted) to perform any nuclear weapons RSP and disposal procedures.
2. As an NCO serving as acting commander you cannot under any circumstances perform a RSP or
DP on a nuclear weapon. If your unit has no EOD qualified officer it is "non-nuclear operational"
IAW Chapter 4, AR 75-15. However, an EOD unit which does not have an officer may respond to a
nuclear accident/incident when an EOD qualified officer is assigned for concurrent response with
3. The above restriction also applies to the EOD component of a NAIC response force.