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  • named area of interest  - The geospatial area or systems node or link against which information that will satisfy a specific information requirement can be collected, usually to capture indications of adversary courses of action. Also called NAI. See also area of interest.
  • named storm  - any organized weather system with a defined surface circulation and maximum winds of not less than 39 miles per hour which the National Hurricane Center of the United States National Weather Service names as a tropical storm or a hurricane.
  • narcoterrorism  - Terrorism that is linked to illicit drug trafficking.
  • narcotic and psychotropic drugs and other controlled substances  - given by any applicable international narcotics control agreement or domestic law of the country of countries concerned.
  • NASA property  - covered property subject to the jurisdiction, administration, or in the custody of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or any officer or employee thereof.
  • national  - a person owing permanent allegiance to a state.
  • national  - Of a nationwide character, including the Federal, State, tribal, and local aspects of governance and policy.
  • national ambient air quality standards  - standards set by the EPA that identify and regulate air pollutants that may be harmful to the public health or welfare.
  • national architecture  - the common framework for interoperability that defines — (A) the functions associated with intelligent transportation system user services; (B) the physical entities or subsystems within which the functions reside;
(C) the data interfaces and information flows between physical subsystems; and (D) the communications requirements associated with the information flows.

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  • National Archives and Records Administration  - independent federal agency that oversees management of Federal Government records and is charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records.
  • national archives of the United States  - records that have been determined by the Archivist of the United States to have sufficient historical or other value to warrant continued preservation by the Federal Government includes records that have been transferred to the legal custody of the Archivist of the United States on a Standard Form 258, “Agreement to Transfer Records to the National Archives of the United States.”
  • national average weekly wage  - the national average weekly earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonagricultural payrolls.
  • National Capital Region  - A geographic area encompassing the District of Columbia and eleven local jurisdictions in the State of Maryland and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Also called NCR.
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children  - NCMEC is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3 ) organization that provides services nationwide for families and professionals in the protection of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children. NCMEC is an important resource to children and families, providing a wide range of services including - Producing and distributing missing children posters. NCMEC has agreed to produce posters for those children that CA/ OCS/ CI has not been able to locate through its own searches. Contact the appropriate CA/ OCS/ CI country officer if you think a missing children poster should be created for a particular case; Providing a Web site with valuable resources for families, law enforcement, attorneys, and other child welfare professions; Counseling parents and referring the LBP to other mental health services; Overseeing and distributing funds to LBPs for travel to participate in hearings abroad or to arrange return of their children, with funding from the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime;. Assisting with identifying and retaining counsel for parents; and. Assisting parents with interactions with local and federal law enforcement officers.
  • National Communications System  - Interagency body of member agencies that organizes the federal telecommunications resources needed to support the United States in times of national emergency and develops Federal standards to ensure interoperability of U.S. Government telecommunications networks. Also called NCS.
  • National Communications System  - The telecommunications system that results from the technical and operational integration of the separate telecommunications systems of the several executive branch departments and agencies having a significant telecommunications capability. Also called NCS.
  • National Computer Security Center  - The NCSC is responsible for encouraging the widespread availability of trusted computer systems throughout the Federal Government. Also called NCSC.
  • national consensus standard  - any occupational safety and health standard or modification thereof which (1),2 has been adopted and promulgated by a nationally recognized standards-producing organization under procedures whereby it can be determined by the Secretary that persons interested and affected by the scope or provisions of the standard have reached substantial agreement on its adoption, (2) was formulated in a manner which afforded an opportunity for diverse views to be considered and (3) has been designated as such a standard by the Secretary, after consultation with other appropriate Federal agencies.
  • national continuity coordinator  - President's Assistant for Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism responsible for policy coordination.
  • national continuity coordinator  - The person responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of Federal continuity policies, which includes establishing NEFs and continuity

  608   requirements for all executive departments and agencies. The NCC provides guidance for State, local, territorial, and tribal governments, as well as private sector organizations. The NCC ensures that there is a comprehensive and integrated national continuity program that will enable a more rapid and effective response to and recovery from a national emergency. The Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism (APHS/ CT) holds this position. Also called NCC. FAM 414 )

  • national council for international visitors  - A private, nonprofit association that provides professional training and development programs for the CIVs under a cooperative agreement with ECA. Also called NCIV.
  • national counterintelligence executive  - United States Government official who provides effective leadership and support to the counterintelligence and security activities of the United States Intelligence Community, the United States Government, and United States private sector entities who are at risk of intelligence collection or attack by foreign adversaries.
  • National Counterterrorism Center  - The primary Federal organization for integrating and analyzing all intelligence pertaining to terrorism and counterterrorism and for conducting strategic operational planning by integrating all instruments of national power. Also called NCTC.
  • National Crime Information Center  - computerized index of criminal justice information that is available 24 hours a day to authorized agencies to assist in the prompt disclosure of criminal justice and related law enforcement issues is maintained by the Department of Justice/ Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • national crime information databases  - the National Crime Information Center and its incorporated criminal history databases, including the Interstate Identification Index.
  • national defense  - any activity related to programs for military or atomic energy production or construction, military assistance to any foreign nation, stockpiling, or space.

national defense- (1) the operations and activities of the armed forces, the Atomic Energy Commission, or any other Government department or agency directly or indirectly and substantially concerned with the national defense, (2) other operations and activities directly or indirectly and substantially concerned with the operations and activities of the armed forces and the Atomic Energy Commission, (3) activities in connection with the Mutual Defense Assistance Act of 1949, as amended, or (4) the provision of community facilities or services necessary to the health, safety, or public welfare of the inhabitants of a town or community which has been relocated as a result of the acquisition (through eminent domain or purchase in lieu thereof) of its former site by or on behalf of the Atomic Energy Commission for national-defense activities.

  • national defense  - programs for military and energy production or construction, military or critical infrastructure assistance to any foreign nation, homeland security, stockpiling, space, and any directly related activity. Such term includes emergency preparedness activities conducted pursuant to title VI of The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act and critical infrastructure protection and restoration.
  • national defense  - programs for military and energy production or construction, military or critical infrastructure assistance to any foreign nation, homeland security, stockpiling, space, and any directly related activity. Such term includes emergency preparedness activities conducted pursuant to title VI of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and critical infrastructure protection and restoration.
  • national defense  - the needs of, and the planning and preparedness to meet, essential defense, industrial, and military emergency energy requirements relative to the national safety, welfare, and economy,

  609 particularly resulting from foreign military or economic actions. §7420 )

  • National Defense Reserve Fleet  - 1. Including the Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force, a fleet composed of ships acquired and maintained by the Maritime Administration for use in mobilization or emergency. 2. Less the Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force, a fleet composed of the older dry cargo ships, tankers, troop transports, and other assets in Maritime Administration’s custody that are maintained at a relatively low level of readiness. Also called NDRF. See also Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force.
  • national defense strategy  - A document approved by the Secretary of Defense for applying the Armed Forces of the United States in coordination with Department of Defense agencies and other instruments of national power to achieve national security strategy objectives. Also called NDS.
  • National Detainee Reporting Center  - The national-level center that accounts for all persons who pass through the care, custody, and control of the Department of Defense and that obtains and stores information concerning detainees and their confiscated personal property. Also called NDRC.
  • national development strategy  - any strategy to achieve market-driven economic growth and eliminate extreme poverty that has been developed by the government of the country in consultation with a wide variety of civic participation, including nongovernmental organizations, private and voluntary organizations, academia, women's and student organizations, local trade and labor unions, and the business community.
  • National Disaster Medical System  - A coordinated partnership between Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Defense, and Veterans Affairs established for the purpose of responding to the needs of casualties of a public health emergency. Also called NDMS.
  • National Disaster Medical System  - A federally coordinated medical system, augmenting the United States’ medical response capability to assist state, local, and tribal authorities in dealing with medical impacts during major peacetime disasters. Also called NDMS.
  • National Disaster Medical System  - A federally coordinated system that augments the Nation's medical response capability. The overall purpose of the NDMS is to establish a single, integrated national medical response capability for assisting State and local authorities in dealing with the medical impacts of major peacetime disasters. NDMS, under Emergency Support Function #8 – Public Health and Medical Services, supports Federal agencies in the management and coordination of the Federal medical response to major emergencies and federally declared disasters. Also called NDMS.
  • national emergency  - A condition declared by the President or the Congress by virtue of powers previously vested in them that authorize certain emergency actions to be undertaken in the national interest. See also mobilization.
  • national emergency  - a general declaration of emergency with respect to the national defense made by the President or by the Congress.
  • National Emergency Medical Services Information System  - NEMSIS improves care through the standardization, aggregation, and utilization of point-of-care EMS data at the local, State, and national levels. It is often confused with one or more of its component parts, which include - National Uniform EMS dataset - A standardized set of definitions designed to describe an entire EMS event from activation of the EMS system through the release of the patient from EMS care. The latest dataset includes 578 elements. NEMSIS Data Dictionary - Standardized definitions for the national EMS dataset. NEMSIS Data Exchange (NDX) - The portal used by State EMS agencies and EMS software vendors to submit data to the national EMS database. National EMS Database -

  610   An aggregated repository of EMS event data collected under the auspices of NEMSIS and housed at NHTSA. NEMSIS TAC - The Technical Assistance Center formed in support of NEMSIS, which provides aid to State EMS offices and electronic healthcare vendors that are responsible for gathering data and reporting it to the Federal NEMSIS repository. The NEMSIS TAC also supports institutions and individuals who desire to use NEMSIS data for research.

  • national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants  - uniform national emission standards set by the EPA for air pollutants not covered by the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for new, modified, and existing stationary sources addressing pollutants that may cause an increase in fatalities or in serious, irreversible, or incapacitating illness.
  • National Environmental Policy Act  - declares a national policy which encourages productive and enjoyable harmony between humans and the environment.
  • national essential function  - overarching responsibilities of the Federal Government to lead and sustain the Nation and will be the primary focus of the Federal Government’s leadership during and in the aftermath of an emergency requires the support of continuity of operations (COOP) and Continuity of Government capabilities.
  • national essential functions  - that subset of Government Functions that are necessary to lead and sustain the Nation during a catastrophic emergency and that, therefore, must be supported through COOP and COG capabilities. Also called NEF.
  • national essential functions  - that subset of Government functions that are necessary to lead and sustain the Nation during a catastrophic emergency.
  • national essential functions  - Those functions and overarching responsibilities of the Federal Government that the President and national leadership will focus on to lead and sustain the nation during a catastrophic emergency and that must be supported through continuity capabilities. Also called NEF.
  • National Exercise Program  - A Department of Homeland Security-coordinated exercise program based upon the National Planning Scenarios contained which are the National Preparedness Guidelines. This program coordinates and, where appropriate, integrates a 5-year homeland security exercise schedule across Federal agencies and incorporates exercises at the State and local levels.
  • National Exercise Program  - Creates a framework to reinforce the importance of timely integrated planning, decision making, strategic coordination and operational awareness for both domestic and international crises. Coordinates the exercise requirements of HSPD-8 and multiple other Presidential Directives and strategies. Also called NEP.
  • National Fire Protection Association  - The world's leading advocate for fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety. Also called NFPA.
  • National Guard  - the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard.
  • National Guard  - the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard.

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  • national health security  - A state in which the nation and its people are prepared for, protected from, and resilient in the face of health threats or incidents with potentially negative health consequences.
  • national health security  - A state in which the nation and its people are prepared for, protected from, and resilient in the face of health threats or incidents with potentially negative health consequences.
  • national health security  - A state in which the nation and its people are prepared for, protected from, and resilient in the face of incidents with health consequences.
  • National Incident Management System  - A national crisis response system that provides a consistent, nationwide approach for federal, state, local, and tribal governments; the private sector; and nongovernmental organizations to work effectively and efficiently together to prepare for, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents, regardless of cause, size, or complexity. Also called NIMS.
  • National Incident Management System  - a system to enable effective, efficient, and collaborative incident management.
  • National Incident Management System  - A systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work seamlessly to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity, to reduce the loss of life and property and harm to the environment. For additional information on this document, contact A/ OEM. Also called NIMS.
  • National Incident Management System  - System that provides a proactive approach guiding government agencies at all levels, the private sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work seamlessly to prepare for, prevent, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity, in order to reduce the loss of life or property and harm to the environment. Also called NIMS.
  • national information assurance partnership  - A US government initiative to meet the security testing needs of both information technology consumers and producers operated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The long-term goal of NIAP is to help increase the level of trust consumers have in their information systems and networks through the use of cost-effective security testing, evaluation, and validation programs (e.g. Common Criteria). Also called NIAP.
  • National Information Exchange Model  - interagency initiative providing a foundation for seamless information exchange includes federal, state, local, and tribal agencies.
  • National Infrastructure Coordinating Center  - As part of the National Operations Center, monitors the Nation’s critical infrastructure and key resources on an ongoing basis. During an incident, the NICC provides a coordinating forum to share information across infrastructure and key resources sectors through appropriate information-sharing entities. Also called NICC.
  • National Infrastructure Protection Plan  - Plan that provides a coordinated approach to critical

  612   infrastructure and key resources protection roles and responsibilities for Federal, State, tribal, local, and private-sector security partners. The NIPP sets national priorities, goals, and requirements for effective distribution of funding and resources that will help ensure that our government, economy, and public services continue in the event of a terrorist attack or other disaster. Also called NIPP. FEMA, NRF, Glossary )

  • national intelligence  - All intelligence, regardless of the source from which derived, and including that which is gathered within or outside of the United States, that pertains to more than one agency, and involves (1) threats to the United States, its people, property, or interests, (2) the development, proliferation, or use of weapons of mass destruction, or (3) any other matter bearing on US national or homeland security.
  • national intelligence  - intelligence, regardless of the source from which derived and including information gathered within or outside the United States, that (1) pertains to more than one U.S. government agency; and (2) that involves (i) threats to the U.S., its people, property, or interests; (ii) the development, proliferation, or use of weapons of mass destruction; or (iii) any other matter bearing on U.S. national or homeland security.
  • National Intelligence and Intelligence Related to National Security  - all intelligence, regardless of the source from which derived and including information gathered within or outside the United States, that pertains, as determined consistent with any guidance issued by the President, or that is determined for the purpose of access to information by the Director, to pertain to more than one United States Government agency; and that involves threats to the United States, its people, property, or interests; the development, proliferation, or use of weapons of mass destruction; or any other matter bearing on United States national or homeland security.
  • national intelligence and intelligence related to national security  - intelligence, regardless of the source from which derived and including information gathered within or outside the United States, that — (A) pertains, as determined consistent with any guidance issued by the President, to more than one United States Government agency; and (B) that involves—
(i) threats to the United States, its people, property, or interests;
(ii) the development, proliferation, or use of weapons of mass destruction; or (iii) any other matter bearing on United States national or homeland security.
  • national intelligence estimate  - A strategic estimate of the capabilities, vulnerabilities, and probable courses of action of foreign nations produced at the national level as a composite of the views of the intelligence community. Also called NIE.
  • national intelligence function  - collection, gathering, processing, analysis, production, or dissemination of National intelligence, the primary purpose of which is to provide National intelligence to the President, the Vice-President, the members of the National Security Council, the Director of National Intelligence, or elements of the Intelligence Community outside the Department.
  • National Intelligence Program  - all programs, projects, and activities of the Intelligence Community, as well as any other programs of the Intelligence Community designated jointly by the Director and the head of a United States department or agency or by the President. Such term does not include programs, projects, or activities of the military departments to acquire intelligence solely for the planning and conduct of tactical military operations by United States Armed Forces.
  • National Intelligence Program  - to all programs, projects, and activities of the intelligence community, as well as any other programs of the intelligence community designated jointly by the Director of National Intelligence and the head of a United States department or agency or by the President. Such term does not include programs, projects, or activities of the military departments to acquire intelligence solely for the planning and conduct of tactical military operations by United States Armed Forces.

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  • National Joint Terrorism Task Force  - Entity responsible for enhancing communications, coordination, and cooperation among Federal, State, tribal, and local agencies representing the intelligence, law enforcement, defense, diplomatic, public safety, and homeland security communities by providing a point of fusion for terrorism intelligence and by supporting Joint Terrorism Task Forces throughout the United States. Also called NJTTF.
  • national leadership of the United States  - the following: (1) The President.(2) The Vice President.(3 ) Such other civilian officials of the United States Government as the President shall designate.
  • National level Exercise  - National-level Exercise is the term for the annual operations-based exercise, either a Functional Exercise (FE) or a Full-Scale Exercise (FSE), for which participation by heads of departments and agencies is required under the NEP. NLEs address USG strategic- and policy-level objectives and challenge the national response system. An NLE will involve all levels of Federal, State, and local authorities, and critical private sector entities. The NLE may involve international partners, as appropriate. The NEP will integrate department and agency exercise planning activities into NLEs that support specified national priorities and objectives, as contained in Presidential directives. While Principle Level Exercises (PLEs) may be used to advance the development of policy and plans, NLEs test the implementation of existing policies and plans. Also called NLE.
  • National Military Command Center  - Facility that serves as the Nation’s focal point for continuous monitoring and coordination of worldwide military operations. It directly supports combatant commanders, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of Defense, and the President in the command of U.S. Armed Forces in peacetime contingencies and war. Structured to support the President and Secretary of Defense effectively and efficiently, the NMCC participates in a wide variety of activities, ranging from missile warning and attack assessment to management of peacetime contingencies such as Defense Support of Civil Authorities activities. In conjunction with monitoring the current worldwide situation, the Center alerts the Joint Staff and other national agencies to developing crises and will initially coordinate any military response required. Also called NMCC.
  • national military command system  - The priority component of the Global Command and Control System designed to support the President, Secretary of Defense, and Joint Chiefs of Staff in the exercise of their responsibilities. Also called NMCS.
  • national military strategy  - A document approved by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for distributing and applying military power to attain national security strategy and Defense Strategic Guidance objectives. Also called NMS. See also national security strategy; strategy; theater strategy.
  • national military strategy  - A document approved by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for distributing and applying military power to attain national security strategy and national defense strategy objectives. Also called NMS. See also national security strategy; strategy; theater strategy.
  • national network of fusion centers  - decentralized, self-organizing national asset composed of designated state and major area fusion centers.

National of the United States- (1) a natural person who is a citizen of the United States, (2) a natural person who, though not a citizen of the United States, owes permanent allegiance to the United States, and (3) a corporation, partnership, unincorporated body, or other entity, organized under the laws of the United States, or of any State, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, or any possession of the United States and in which more than 50 per centum of the outstanding capital stock or other proprietary or similar interest is owned, directly or indirectly, by persons referred to in clauses (1) and (2). It does not include aliens. national of the United States- (A) a citizen of the United States, or (B) a person who, though not a   614   citizen of the United States, owes permanent allegiance to the United States. §1101 )

national of the United States- (A) a natural person who is a citizen of the United States, or who owes permanent allegiance to the United States, and (B) a corporation or other legal entity which is organized under the laws of the United States, any State or Territory thereof, or the District of Columbia, if natural persons who are nationals of the United States own, directly or indirectly, more than 50 per centum of the outstanding capital stock or other beneficial interest in such legal entity. It does not include aliens.

  • National Operations Center  - Serves as the primary national hub for situational awareness and operations coordination across the Federal Government for incident management. The NOC provides the Secretary of Homeland Security and other principals with information necessary to make critical national-level incident management decisions. Also called NOC.
  • national operations center  - The primary national hub for domestic incident management operational coordination and situational awareness. Also called NOC.
  • national planning scenarios  - Planning tools that represent a minimum number of credible scenarios depicting the range of potential terrorist attacks and natural disasters and related impacts facing our Nation. They form a basis for coordinated Federal planning, training, and exercises.
  • national policy  - A broad course of action or statements of guidance adopted by the government at the national level in pursuit of national objectives.
  • national pollutant discharge elimination system  - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s program under the Clean Water Act that regulates the discharge of pollutants from point sources into the waters of the United States and imposes effluent standards and enforces pre-treatment requirements.
  • national preparedness  - the actions taken to plan, organize, equip, train, and exercise to build and sustain the capabilities necessary to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from those threats that pose the greatest risk to the security of the Nation .
  • National Preparedness Guidelines  - Guidance that establishes a vision for national preparedness and provides a systematic approach for prioritizing preparedness efforts across the Nation. These Guidelines focus policy, planning, and investments at all levels of government and the private sector. The Guidelines replace the Interim National Preparedness Goal and integrate recent lessons learned.
  • National Preparedness Vision  - Provides a concise statement of the core preparedness goal for the Nation.
  • national priority cargo  - cargo determined by the National Command Authority to be essential to the continued functioning, security, health, and well-being of the United States.
  • national program agency  - A private, nonprofit organization responsible for planning and implementing International Visitor Leadership projects under the direction of ECAs Office of International Visitors.
  • National Protection and Programs Directorate  - Department of Homeland Security Support Component that oversees the safeguarding of critical information systems and high-risk critical infrastructure including telecommunications assets, leads the Department's cyber defense programs for the general government and the private sector, facilitates the Department’s identity management and biometrics services, coordinates risk management methodologies across the Department works with State, local, and private sector partners to identify threats, determine vulnerabilities, and target

  615 resources toward the greatest risks.

  • National Response Coordination Center  - As a component of the National Operations Center, serves as the Department of Homeland Security/ Federal Emergency Management Agency primary operations center responsible for national incident response and recovery as well as national resource coordination. As a 24/ 7 operations center, the NRCC monitors potential or developing incidents and supports the efforts of regional and field components. Also called NRCC.
  • National Response Framework  - Guides how the Nation conducts all-hazards response. The Framework documents the key response principles, roles, and structures that organize national response. It describes how communities, States, the Federal Government, and private-sector and nongovernmental partners apply these principles for a coordinated, effective national response. And it describes special circumstances where the Federal Government exercises a larger role, including incidents where Federal interests are involved and catastrophic incidents where a State would require significant support. It allows first responders, decision makers, and supporting entities to provide a unified national response. Also called NRF.
  • National Response Framework  - The guiding principles enabling all levels of domestic response partners to prepare for and provide a unified response to disasters and emergencies. Building on the NIMS, as well as ICS standardization, the NRF's coordinating structures are always in effect for implementation at any level and at any time for local, State, and national emergency or disaster response. For additional information on this document, contact A/ OEM. Also called NRF.
  • national response team  - the team established under the National Contingency Plan of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.
  • national security  - A collective term encompassing both national defense and foreign relations of the United States with the purpose of gaining: a. A military or defense advantage over any foreign nation or group of nations; b. A favorable foreign relations position; or c. A defense posture capable of successfully resisting hostile or destructive action from within or without, overt or covert. See also security.
  • national security  - comprehensive program of integrated policies and procedures for the Departments, agencies, and functions of the United States Government aimed at protecting the territory, population, infrastructure, institutions, values, and global interests of the Nation.
  • national security  - relates to the protection and preservation of the military, economic, and productive strength of the United States, including the security of the U.S. Government in domestic and foreign affairs, against or from espionage, sabotage, and subversion, and any and all other illegal acts designed to weaken or destroy the United States.
  • national security  - the national defense and foreign relations of the United States.
  • national security  - The national defense or foreign relations of the United States.
  • national security  - the national defense or foreign relations of the United States.
  • national security  - the national defense, foreign relations, or economic interests of the United States.
  • National Security Council  - A governmental body specifically designed to assist the President in

  616   integrating all spheres of national security policy. Also called NSC.

  • National Security Council  - Advises the President on national strategic and policy during large-scale incidents. Together with the Homeland Security Council, ensures coordination for all homeland and national security-related activities among executive departments and agencies and promotes effective development and implementation of related policy. Also called NSC.
  • national security information  - Information specifically determined under executive order criteria to require protection against unauthorized disclosure.
  • national security interests  - The foundation for the development of valid national objectives that define United States goals or purposes.
  • national security investigation  - any official inquiry by an agency or department of the United States Government to determine the eligibility of a consumer to receive access or continued access to classified information or to determine whether classified information has been lost or compromised.
  • national security laboratory  - any of the following:(A) Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
(B) Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Livermore, California. (C) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.
  • national security official  - person employed by, assigned or detailed to, or acting for an element of the Intelligence Community, or member of a federal department or agency, or foreign government entity possessing a counterterrorism function.

national security official concerned- (A) The Secretary of Defense, with respect to information of concern to the Department of Defense, as determined by the Secretary. (B) The Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to information of concern to the Coast Guard, as determined by the Secretary, but only while the Coast Guard is not operating as a service in the Navy. (C) The Secretary of Energy, with respect to information concerning the national security programs of the Department of Energy, as determined by the Secretary.

  • national security position  - a position—(A) having national security responsibilities in a 1 agency or office of the Federal Government that has national security responsibilities; and (B) in which the individual in such position makes their foreign language skills available to such agency or office.
  • national security purpose  - national intelligence (including foreign intelligence and counterintelligence ) function when information is shared with the Intelligence Community or a counterterrorism purpose when information is shared with the Intelligence Community, other federal departments or agencies, or foreign government entities.
  • national security space  - The space-related systems, services, capabilities, and associated information networks of the Department of Defense and the national intelligence community, or other space- related systems that the Secretary of Defense may designate as national security space systems in coordination with the system owner, that support United States national security and enable defense and intelligence operations during times of peace, crisis, or conflict.
  • national security space  - The space-related systems, services, capabilities, and associated information networks of the Department of Defense and the national intelligence community, or other space- related systems that the Secretary of Defense may designate as national security space systems in coordination with the system owner, that support United States national security and enable defense and intelligence operations during times of peace, crisis, or conflict.
  • National Security Strategy  - A document approved by the President of the United States for developing, applying, and coordinating the instruments of national power to achieve objectives that contribute to

  617 national security. Also called NSS. Military Operations Group, Glossary )

  • national security strategy  - A document approved by the President of the United States for developing, applying, and coordinating the instruments of national power to achieve objectives that contribute to national security. Also called NSS. See also national military strategy; strategy; theater strategy.
  • National Security System (as defined by the Clinger-Cohen Act)  - A telecommunication or information system operated by the Federal Government, the function, operation or use of which involves - intelligence activities; cryptologic activities related to national security; command and control of military forces; involves equipment that is an integral part of a weapon or weapons systems; or systems critical to the direct fulfillment of military or intelligence missions, but does not include systems used for routine administrative and business applications, such as payroll, finance, logistics, and personnel management. Also called NSS.
  • national security system  - a telecommunications or information system operated by the Federal Government, the function, operation, or use of which — (A) involves intelligence activities; (B) involves cryptologic activities related to national security; (C) involves command and control of military forces; (D) involves equipment that is an integral part of a weapon or weapons system; or (E) is critical to the direct fulfillment of military or intelligence missions.
  • national security system  - an information system that is protected at all times by policies and procedures established for the processing, maintenance, use, sharing, dissemination or disposition of information that has been specifically authorized under criteria established by statute or Executive Order to be kept classified in the interest of national defense or foreign policy.
  • national security system  - any information system (including any telecommunications system) used or operated by an agency or by a contractor of an agency, or other organization on behalf of an agency, the function, operation, or use of which involves intelligence activities; involves cryptologic activities related to national security; involves command and control of military forces; involves equipment that is an integral part of a weapon or weapons system; or is critical to the direct fulfillment of military or intelligence missions (excluding a system that is to be used for routine administrative and business applications, for example, payroll, finance, logistics, and personnel management applications); or is protected at all times by procedures established for information that have been specifically authorized under criteria established by an executive order or an Act of Congress to be kept classified in the interest of national defense or foreign policy.
  • National Security System  - telecommunications or information system operated by the Federal Government, the function, operation, or use of which (1) involves intelligence activities; (2) involves cryptologic activities related to national security; (3) involves command and control of military forces; (4) involves equipment that is an integral part of a weapon or weapons system; or (5) is critical to the direct fulfillment of military or intelligence missions does not include a system to be used for routine administrative and business applications (including payroll, finance, logistics, and personnel management applications).
  • national security systems  - has the meaning given to it in the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002.
  • National Service Reserve Corps member  - an individual who — (A) has completed a term of national service or is a veteran; (B) has successfully completed training (c) within the previous 2 years; (C) completes not less than 10 hours of volunteering each year (which may include the training session); and (D) has indicated interest to the Corporation in responding to disasters and emergencies in a

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  • national shipping authority  - The organization within each Allied government responsible in time of war for the direction of its own merchant shipping. Also called NSA.
  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure  - The technology, policies, standards, human resources, and related activities necessary to acquire, process, distribute, use, maintain, and preserve spatial data (e.g., information and process discovery, publishing data, publishing symbol libraries, query filtering, data fusing, Earth imaging, photogrammetry, location processing, and spatial analysis).
  • National Special Security Event  - a designated event that, by virtue of its political, economic, social, or religious significance, may be the target of terrorism or other criminal activity.
  • National Special Security Event  - An event of national significance as determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security. These national or international events, occurrences, contests, activities, or meetings, which, by virtue of their profile or status, represent a significant target, and therefore warrant additional preparation, planning, and mitigation efforts. Also known as NSSE.
  • national special security event  - A designated event that, by virtue of its political, economic, social, or religious significance, may be the target of terrorism or other criminal activity. Also called NSSE.
  • national special security event  - major event deemed by the Department of Homeland Security to be at risk of terrorist or criminal activity due to the anticipated attendance by dignitaries, the size of the event, and/ or the significance of the event per Presidential Policy Directive - 22, an event may be designated national special security event (NSSE) when it warrants the full protective, incident management and counterterrorism capabilities of the Federal Government.
  • national support element  - Any national organization or activity that supports national forces that are a part of a multinational force. See also multinational force; support.
  • national system for geospatial intelligence  - The combination of technology, policies, capabilities, doctrine, activities, people, data, and organizations necessary to produce geospatial intelligence in an integrated, multi-intelligence environment. Also called NSG.
  • national technology and industrial base  - the persons and organizations that are engaged in research, development, production, integration, services, or information technology activities conducted within the United States and Canada.
  • National Terrorism Advisory System  - system used by the Department of Homeland Security to effectively communicate information about terrorist threats by providing timely, detailed information to the public, government agencies, first responders, airports and other transportation hubs, and the private sector.
  • National Terrorism Advisory System management office  - matrixed organization that is sponsored by the DHS Counterterrorism Coordinator, with a composition that mirrors the Counterterrorism Advisory Board.
  • national transportation security incident  - transportation security incident that occurs under, in, on or adjacent to geographic areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, and is declared to be an Incident of National Significance (INS), in accordance with the criteria set out in the NRP and HSPD-5.
  • National Urban Search and Rescue Response System  - Specialized teams that locate, rescue

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  • national vessel movement center  - centralized facility for processing Notice of Arrivals for ships entering United States ports operated by the U.S. Coast GuardNVMC personnel collect and screen information on the vessel’s arrival, cargo and crew/ passenger information, information and is entered into the Ship Arrival Notification System (SANS) database.
  • national virtual pointer system  - U.S. Department of Justice system that provides federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies with access to pointer databases through a single point of entry to determine whether any other law enforcement entity is focused on the same investigative target.
  • National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster  - A consortium of more than 30 recognized national organizations active in disaster relief. Their organizations provide capabilities to incident management and response efforts at all levels. During major incidents, National VOAD typically sends representatives to the National Response Coordination Center to represent the voluntary organizations and assist in response coordination. Also called National VOAD.
  • national-defense material  - arms, armament, ammunition, livestock, forage, forest products and standing timber, stores of clothing, air, water, food, foodstuffs, fuel, supplies, munitions, and all other articles of whatever description and any part or ingredient thereof, intended for, adapted to, or suitable for the use of the United States in connection with the national defense or for use in or in connection with the producing, manufacturing, repairing, storing, mining, extracting, distributing, loading, unloading, or transporting of any of the materials or other articles hereinbefore mentioned or any part or ingredient thereof.
  • national-defense premises  - all buildings, grounds, mines, or other places wherein such national-defense material is being produced, manufactured, repaired, stored, mined, extracted, distributed, loaded, unloaded, or transported, together with all machinery and appliances therein contained; and all forts, arsenals, navy yards, camps, prisons, or other installations of the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • national-defense utilities  - all railroads, railways, electric lines, roads of whatever description, railroad or railway fixture, canal, lock, dam, wharf, pier, dock, bridge, building, structure, engine, machine, mechanical contrivance, car, vehicle, boat, aircraft, airfields, air lanes, and fixtures or appurtenances thereof, or any other means of transportation whatsoever, whereon or whereby such national-defense material, or any troops of the United States, are being or may be transported either within the limits of the United States or upon the high seas or elsewhere; and all air-conditioning systems, dams, reservoirs, aqueducts, water and gas mains and pipes, structures, and buildings, whereby or in connection with which air, water, or gas may be furnished to any national-defense premises or to the Armed Forces of the United States, and all electric light and power, steam or pneumatic power, telephone and telegraph plants, poles, wires, and fixtures and wireless stations, and the buildings connected with the maintenance and operation thereof used to supply air, water, light, heat, power, or facilities of communication to any national-defense premises or to the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • national-level risk assessment  - product or process that collects information on issues of significant national concern and assigns values to risks for the purpose of informing national priorities, developing or comparing courses of action, and informing decision making.
  • nationwide suspicious activity reporting initiative  - collaborative effort to provide law enforcement with another tool to help prevent terrorism and other related criminal activity by establishing a national capacity for gathering, documenting, processing, analyzing, and sharing Suspicious Activity Reporting information effort led by the Department of Justice, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement partners.

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  • native  - a person born within the territory of a foreign state, regardless of the individuals current country of residence or nationality.
  • native  - hydrocarbon-containing plants and other agricultural crops of strategic and industrial importance which may be cultured in North America, especially plants which are members of the genus Parthenium known as Guayule.
  • native American  - an individual of a tribe, people, or culture that is indigenous to the Americas and such term includes a Native Hawaiian.
  • Native American tribe  - Indian tribe, band, nation, pueblo, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska native entity, which is recognized as eligible for the special federal programs or services provided by the United States because of their status as Indians
  • native Americans  - American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Aleuts, and Native Hawaiians.
  • native Hawaiian  - a member or descendant of the aboriginal people who, before 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the area that now comprises the State of Hawaii.
  • native plant species  - any noninvasive, naturally occurring plant species within an ecosystem.
  • native vegetation  - those plant species, communities, or vegetative associations which are endemic to a given area and which would normally be identified with a healthy and productive range condition occurring as a result of the natural vegetative process of the area.
  • natural disaster  - An emergency situation posing significant danger to life and property that results from a natural cause. See also domestic emergencies.
  • natural disaster  - any hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, high water, wind-driven water, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, drought, fire, or other catastrophe in any part of the United States which causes, or which may cause, substantial damage or injury to civilian property or persons.
  • natural disaster  - any natural or weather-related event that results in flooding or damage, including earthquakes, hurricanes, volcanoes, tornadoes, and wildfires and fires in the primary residence of an employee.
  • natural disaster  - plant disease, insect infestation, drought, fire, freeze, flood, earthquake, lightning, or other occurrence, as determined by the Secretary.
  • natural disaster  - plant disease, insect infestation, drought, fire, freeze, flood, earthquake, lightning, or other occurrence, as determined by the Secretary.
  • natural fiber  - any fiber that exists as such in the natural state.
  • natural gas  - either natural gas unmixed, or any mixture of natural or artificial gas, including compressed or liquefied natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied petroleum gas, and condensate recovered from natural gas.
  • natural gas  - flammable gas consisting of 50- to 90- percent methane and small amounts of heavier gaseous hydrocarbon compounds, such as propane and butane naturally occurring underground.

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  • natural hazard  - source of harm or difficulty created by a meteorological, environmental, or geological phenomenon or combination of phenomena.
  • natural resources  - land, fish, wildlife, biota, air, water, ground water, drinking water supplies, and other such resources belonging to, managed by, held in trust by, appertaining to, or otherwise controlled by the United States (including the resources of the exclusive economic zone), any State or local government or Indian tribe, or any foreign government.
  • naturalization  - the conferring of nationality of a state upon a person after birth, by any means whatsoever.
  • naturally degradable material  - a material which, when discarded, will be reduced to environmentally benign subunits under the action of normal environmental forces, such as, among others, biological decomposition, photodegradation, or hydrolysis.
  • nature of action personnel  - specific personnel action used to create or change a civilian personnel record is documented by a Standard Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action.
  • nautical school vessel  - a vessel that can be a privately owned and operated as well as a publicly owned and operated school vessel.

Navajo generating station- (1) the United States entitlement to a portion of the output of power and energy from the Navajo Generating Station, Page, Arizona, pursuant to United States participation in that generating station; (2) in the event that said United States entitlement is integrated with other generating facilities, then Navajo Generating Station means that amount of power and energy from the integrated system which is attributable to the United States Navajo entitlement; (3) when the Navajo Generating Station is replaced at the end of its useful life or an alternative resource is established, then Navajo Generating Station means an amount of power and energy equivalent to the present United States entitlement from Navajo, from the replacement resource. (b) All terms used herein that are defined in the Colorado River Compact shall have the meanings therein defined.

  • naval advanced logistic support site  - An overseas location used as the primary transshipment point in the theater of operations for logistic support. Also called NALSS. See also logistic support; naval forward logistic site; support; theater of operations.
  • Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization manual  - Series of general and specific aircraft procedural manuals that govern the operations of naval aircraft. Also called NATOPS manual.
  • naval beach group  - A permanently organized naval command within an amphibious force composed of a commander and staff, a beachmaster unit, an amphibious construction battalion, and assault craft units, designed to provide an administrative group from which required naval tactical components may be made available to the attack force commander and to the amphibious landing force commander. Also called NBG. See also shore party.
  • naval construction force  - The combined construction units of the Navy that are part of the operating forces and represent the Navy’s capability for advanced base construction. Also called NCF.
  • naval forward logistic site  - An overseas location, with port and airfield facilities nearby, which provides logistic support to naval forces within the theater of operations during major contingency and wartime periods. Also called NFLS. See also logistic support; naval advanced logistic support site; staging.
  • naval gunfire support  - Fire provided by Navy surface gun systems in support of a unit or units tasked

  622   with achieving the commander’s objectives. Also called NGFS. See also naval surface fire support. JP 3‐09 )

  • naval operation  - 1. A naval action (or the performance of a naval mission) that may be strategic, operational, tactical, logistic, or training. 2. The process of carrying on or training for naval combat in order to gain the objectives of any battle or campaign.
  • naval petroleum reserves  - the naval petroleum and oil shale reserves established by this chapter, including Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1 (Elk Hills), located in Kern County, California, established by Executive order of the President, dated September 2, 1912; Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 2 (Buena Vista), located in Kern County, California, established by Executive order of the President, dated December 13, 1912; Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 3 (Teapot Dome), located in Wyoming, established by Executive order of the President, dated April 30, 1915; Oil Shale Reserve Numbered 1, located in Colorado, established by Executive order of the President, dated December 6, 1916, as amended by Executive order dated June 12, 1919; Oil Shale Reserve Numbered 2, located in Utah, established by Executive order of the President, dated December 6, 1916; and Oil Shale Reserve Numbered 3, located in Colorado, established by Executive order of the President, dated September 27, 1924.
  • naval special warfare  - A naval warfare specialty that conducts special operations with an emphasis on maritime, coastal, and riverine environments using small, flexible, mobile units operating under, on, and from the sea. Also called NSW.
  • naval special warfare group  - A permanent Navy echelon III major command to which most naval special warfare forces are assigned for some operational and all administrative purposes.
  • naval special warfare task group  - A provisional naval special warfare organization that plans, conducts, and supports special operations in support of fleet commanders and joint force special operations component commanders. Also called NSWTG.
  • naval special warfare task unit  - A provisional subordinate unit of a naval special warfare task group. Also called NSWTU. See also naval special warfare task group.
  • naval stores  - spirits of turpentine and rosin.
  • naval surface fire support  - Fire provided by Navy surface gun and missile systems in support of a unit or units. Also called NSFS. See also fire support.
  • navigable waters  - the waters of the United States, including the territorial sea.
  • navigable waters  - the waters of the United States, including the territorial seas.
  • navigable waters  - those parts of streams or other bodies of water over which Congress has jurisdiction under its authority to regulate commerce with foreign nations and among the several States, and which either in their natural or improved condition notwithstanding interruptions between the navigable parts of such streams or waters by falls, shallows, or rapids compelling land carriage, are used or suitable for use for the transportation of persons or property in interstate or foreign commerce, including therein all such interrupting falls, shallows, or rapids, together with such other parts of streams as shall have been authorized by Congress for improvement by the United States or shall have been recommended to Congress for such improvement after investigation under its authority.
  • navigable waters of the United States  - waters of the United States, including the territorial sea.

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  • navigation warfare  - Deliberate defensive and offensive action to assure and prevent positioning, navigation, and timing information through coordinated employment of space, cyberspace, and electronic warfare operations. Also called NAVWAR.
  • Navy  - the United States Navy. It includes the Regular Navy, the Fleet Reserve, and the Navy Reserve.
  • Navy cargo-handling battalion  - A mobile logistic support unit that is organized, trained, and equipped to: a. load and offload Navy and Marine Corps cargo carried in maritime pre-positioning ships and merchant breakbulk or container ships in all environments; b. operate an associated temporary ocean cargo terminal; c. load and off-load Navy and Marine Corps cargo carried in military- controlled aircraft; and d. operate an associated expeditionary air cargo terminal. Also called NCHB. See also maritime pre-positioning ships.
  • Navy expeditionary logistics support group  - A Navy Reserve command organized and staffed to provide a wide range of supply and transportation support critical for peacetime support, crisis response, humanitarian, and combat service support missions. Also called NAVELSG.
  • navy expeditionary logistics support group  - The quick response cargo-handling units of the Navy specialize in open ocean cargo handling. Also called NAVELSG.
  • navy special operations forces  - Those Active and Reserve Component Navy forces designated by the Secretary of Defense that are specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called NAVSOF.
  • navy support element  - The maritime pre-positioning force element that is tasked to conduct the off-load and ship-to-shore movement of maritime pre-positioned equipment and/ or supplies. Also called NSE.
  • navy-unique fleet essential aircraft  - Combatant commander-controlled airlift assets deemed essential for providing air transportation in support of naval operations’ transportation requirements. Also called NUFEA.
  • near fatality  - an act that, as certified by a physician, places the child in serious or critical condition.
  • near field communication  - A set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish radio communication with each other by touching them together or bringing them into close proximity, usually no more than a few centimeters. Also called NFC.
  • near-Earth asteroid  - an asteroid with a perihelion distance of less than 1.3 Astronomical Units from the Sun.
  • near-Earth object  - an asteroid or comet with a perihelion distance of less than 1.3 Astronomical Units from the Sun.
  • necessary level of protection  - degree of security determined to be needed to mitigate the assessed risks at the facility.
  • need for access  - determination that an individual requires access to a particular area, level of classified information, or a particular category of special nuclear materials in order to perform or assist in a lawful and authorized function.

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  • need to know  - A criterion used in security procedures that requires the custodians of classified information to establish, prior to disclosure, that the intended recipient must have access to the information to perform his or her official duties.
  • need to know  - Any workforce members of the Department who maintain the record and who have a need for the record in the performance of their official duties.
  • need-to-know  - A determination made by an authorized holder of information that a prospective recipient requires access to specific information to perform or assist in a lawful and authorized governmental function.
  • need-to-know  - a determination within the executive branch in accordance with directives issued pursuant to this order that a prospective recipient requires access to specific classified information in order to perform or assist in a lawful and authorized governmental function.
  • need-to-know  - determination made by an authorized holder of classified information that a prospective recipient requires access to specific classified information in order to perform or assist in a lawful and authorized governmental function.
  • negation  - In space operations, active and offensive measures to deceive, disrupt, degrade, deny or destroy space capabilities being used to interfere with or attack United States/ allied systems. See also space control.
  • negligible imports  - In general imports from a country of merchandise corresponding to a domestic

like product are negligible if such imports account for less than 3 percent of the volume of all such merchandise imported into the United States in the most recent 12-month period for which data are available.

  • negotiated grievance procedure  - the exclusive procedure available to bargaining unit employees for resolving grievances, which fall within its coverage.
  • negotiated purchase  - a cash or spot market purchase by a packer of livestock from a producer under which-(A) the base price for the livestock is determined by seller-buyer interaction and agreement on a day; and (B) the livestock are scheduled for delivery to the packer not later than 14 days after the date on which the livestock are committed to the packer.
  • negotiated sale  - a cash or spot market sale by a producer of livestock to a packer under which- (A) the base price for the livestock is determined by seller-buyer interaction and agreement on a day; and (B) the livestock are scheduled for delivery to the packer not later than 14 days after the date on which the livestock are committed to the packer.
  • negotiation  - The procedure for awarding contracts without sealed bidding. This method of procurement is used when sealed bidding is not feasible or practicable. Under negotiation, the lowest offeror does not necessarily receive the award; since technical and other factors may be considered as well as cost.

neighborhood development funding organization- (A) a depository institution the accounts of which are insured pursuant to the Federal Deposit.

  • nematode  - invertebrate animals of the phylum nemathelminthes and class nematoda, that is, unsegmented round worms with elongated, fusiform, or saclike bodies covered with cuticle, and inhabiting soil, water, plants, or plant parts; may also be called nemas or eelworms.

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  • nerve agent  - A potentially lethal chemical agent that interferes with the transmission of nerve impulses.
  • net assessment  - multidisciplinary strategic assessment process used to provide a comparative evaluation of the balance of strengths and weaknesses of adversaries.
  • net cost  - total cost less sales promotion, marketing and after-sales service costs, royalties, shipping and packing costs, and nonallowable interest costs that are included in the total cost.
  • net cost  - total cost minus sales promotion, marketing, and after-sales service costs, royalties, shipping and packing costs, and nonallowable interest costs that are included in the total cost.
  • net cost  - total cost minus sales promotion, marketing, and after-sales service costs, royalties, shipping and packing costs, and non-allowable interest costs that are included in the total cost.
  • net cost  - total cost minus sales promotion, marketing, and after-sales service costs, royalties, shipping and packing costs, and non-allowable interest costs that are included in the total cost.
  • net excess power  - recoverable waste energy recovered in the form of electricity in quantities exceeding the total consumption of electricity at the specific time of generation on the site at which the facility is located.
  • net explosive weight  - 1. The actual weight in pounds of explosive mixtures or compounds, including the trinitrotoluene equivalent of energetic material, that is used in determination of explosive limits and explosive quantity data arcs. 2. The total weight of all explosives substances (i.e., high explosive weight, propellant weight, and pyrotechnic weight) in the ammunition or explosive, expressed in pounds, used for transportation purposes. Also called NEW.
  • net investment  - the actual legitimate original cost thereof as defined and interpreted in the classification of investment in road and equipment of steam roads, issue of 1914, Interstate Commerce Commission, plus similar costs of additions thereto and betterments thereof, minus the sum of the following items properly allocated thereto, if and to the extent that such items have been accumulated during the period of the license from earnings in excess of a fair return on such investment: (a) Unappropriated surplus, (b) aggregate credit balances of current depreciation accounts, and (c) aggregate appropriations of surplus or income held in amortization, sinking fund, or similar reserves, or expended for additions or betterments or used for the purposes for which such reserves were created. cost shall include, insofar as applicable, the elements thereof prescribed in said classification, but shall not include expenditures from funds obtained through donations by States, municipalities, individuals, or others, and said classification of investment of the Interstate Commerce Commission shall insofar as applicable be published and promulgated as a part of the rules and regulations of the Commission.
  • net life cycle cost savings  - savings from value engineering that is determined by subtracting the Government’s cost of performing the value engineering function over the life of the program from the life-cycle savings generated by the value engineering function. The Government’s cost should include the administrative costs of processing VECPs that were excluded in calculating VECP saving shares.
  • net pay  - The amount of monetary payment paid to an employee, PSC, or PSA after all mandatory and voluntary payroll deductions and any allotments of pay.
  • net present value  - The difference between the discounted present value of benefits and the discounted present value of costs.
  • net price  - the average yearly price actually charged to first-time, full-time undergraduate students

  626   receiving student aid at an institution of higher education after deducting such aid, which shall be determined by calculating the difference between (A) the institution's cost of attendance for the year for which the determination is made; and (B) the quotient of (i) the total amount of need-based grant aid and merit-based grant aid, from Federal, State, and institutional sources, provided to such students enrolled in the institution for such year; and (ii) the total number of such students receiving such need-based grant aid or merit-based grant aid for such year. Code 20, §1015a. )

  • net project cost  - the part of a project that reasonably cannot be financed from revenues.
  • net square meter space measurement  - Usable space within the interior walls of a building.
  • net weight  - Consists of actual effects plus cartons, barrels, fiber drums, crates and boxes, as well the necessary wrapping and cushioning material, used to pack small or fragile articles for shipment or storage. Such articles include clothing, linens, books, pictures, mirrors, lampshades and bases, bric- a-brac, glassware, chinaware, and other small articles that normally require preliminary packing before removal from the residence.
  • network  - a system of two or more computers that can exchange data or information.
  • network  - An assembly of member terminals, control facilities, and intercommunication facilities that can establish and maintain a communications link between any two of the member terminals.
  • network  - group of components that share information or interact with each other in order to perform a function.
  • network  - Information system(s) implemented with a collection of interconnected components. Such components may include routers, hubs, cabling, telecommunications controllers, key distribution centers, and technical control devices.
  • network access  - Access to an information system by a user (or a process acting on behalf of a user ) communicating through a network, (e.g., local area network, wide area network, Internet).
  • network device  - An external device that can be connected to a network, including but not limited to a hub/ concentrator, switch, router, printer, scanner or digital photocopier. (NOTE - Excludes internal network interfaces since internal network interfaces are considered part of an automated information system (AIS)).
  • network plan  - health insurance coverage of a health insurance issuer under which the financing and delivery of medical care (including items and services paid for as medical care) are provided, in whole or in part, through a defined set of providers under contract with the issuer.
  • network plan  - health insurance coverage offered by a health insurance issuer under which the financing and delivery of medical care (including items and services paid for as medical care) are provided, in whole or in part, through a defined set of providers under contract with the issuer.
  • networked munitions  — Remotely controlled, interconnected, weapons systems designed to provide rapidly emplaced ground-based countermobility and protection capability through scalable application of lethal and nonlethal means.

networked munitions. Remotely controlled, interconnected, weapons system designed to provide rapidly emplaced ground-based countermobility and protection capability through scalable   627 application of lethal and nonlethal means.

  • net-zero energy building  - building that is designed, constructed, and operated to require a greatly reduced quantity of energy to operate, meet the balance of energy needs from sources of energy that do not produce greenhouse gases (GHGs) and, therefore, result in no net emissions of GHGs, and that is economically viable.
  • neutral  - In combat and combat support operations, an identity applied to a track whose characteristics, behavior, origin, or nationality indicate that it is neither supporting nor opposing friendly forces. See also suspect; unknown.
  • neutral and objective criteria  - criteria that do not favor certain regions beyond what is appropriate for the elimination or reduction of regional disparities within the framework of the regional development policy.
  • neutral person  - an impartial third party, who serves as a mediator, fact finder, or arbitrator, or otherwise functions to assist the parties to resolve the issues in controversy. A neutral person may be a permanent or temporary officer or employee of the Federal Government or any other individual who is acceptable to the parties. A neutral person must have no official, financial, or personal conflict of interest with respect to the issues in controversy, unless the interest is fully disclosed in writing to all parties and all parties agree that the neutral person may serve.
  • neutrality  - In international law, the attitude of impartiality during periods of war adopted by third states toward a belligerent and subsequently recognized by the belligerent, which creates rights and duties between the impartial states and the belligerent.
  • neutralize  - 1. As pertains to military operations, to render ineffective or unusable. 2. To render enemy personnel or materiel incapable of interfering with a particular operation. 3. To render safe mines, bombs, missiles, and booby traps. 4. To make harmless anything contaminated with a chemical agent.
  • new appointees  - Includes not only individuals when first appointed to U.S. Government service but also individuals appointed after a break in service except that employees separated as a result of reduction-in-force or transfer of function may be treated as transferees instead of new appointees. New appointees do not include individuals who transfer from one Federal Government personnel system to another Federal Government personnel system where there is no break in service.
  • new budget authority  - with respect to a fiscal year-(i) budget authority that first becomes available for obligation in that year, including budget authority that becomes available in that year s 1 a result of a reappropriation; or (ii) a change in any account in the availability of unobligated balances of budget authority carried over from a prior year, resulting from a provision of law first effective in that year; and includes a change in the estimated level of new budget authority provided in indefinite amounts by existing law.
  • new building  - a new construction, including at least the pouring or construction of new foundation and floor, the erection of a new structure and roof, and installation of new plumbing, electrical, and other utilities to house a complete vehicle assembly process.
  • new bus model  - a bus model (including a model using alternative fuel)-(A) that has not been used in public transportation in the United States before the date of production of the model; or (B) used in public transportation in the United States, but being produced with a major change in configuration or components.
  • new entrant air carrier  - an air carrier that does not hold a slot at the airport concerned and has never

  628   sold or given up a slot at that airport after December 16, 1985, and a limited incumbent carrier. §41714. )

  • new entrant air carrier  - an air carrier that has been providing air transportation according to a published schedule for less than 5 years, including any person that has received authority from the Secretary to provide air transportation but is not providing air transportation.
  • new fixed guideway capital project  - A) a new fixed guideway project that is a minimum operable segment or extension to an existing fixed guideway system; or (B) a fixed guideway bus rapid transit project that is a minimum operable segment or an extension to an existing bus rapid transit system.
  • new liquefied natural gas pipeline facility  - a liquefied natural gas pipeline facility except an existing liquefied natural gas pipeline facility.
  • new motor vehicle  - any motor vehicle the equitable or legal title to which has not previously been transferred to an ultimate purchaser.
  • new nuclear weapon  - a nuclear weapon that contains a pit or canned subassembly, either of which is neither—(A) in the nuclear weapons stockpile on December 2, 2002; nor (B) in production as of that date.
  • new oil  - any oil which has been refined from crude oil and has not been used, and which may or may not contain additives. Such term does not include used oil or recycled oil.
  • new program  - any program that has graduated less than three classes. Upon graduating at least three classes, a program shall have the capability to provide the information necessary to qualify the program for the general funding preferences.
  • new renewable energy  - renewable energy sources placed into service after January 1, 1999.
  • new requirement  - An agency’s newly established need for a commercial product or service that is not performed by (1) the agency with government personnel; (2) a fee-for-service agreement with a public reimbursable source; or (3) a contract with the private sector. An activity that is performed by the agency and is reengineered, reorganized, modernized, upgraded, expanded, or changed to become more efficient, but still essentially provides the same service, is not considered a new requirement. New ways of performing existing work are not new requirements.
  • new source  - any stationary source, the construction or modification of which is commenced after the publication of regulations (or, if earlier, proposed regulations) prescribing a standard of performance which will be applicable to such source.
  • New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty  - The Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms. The treaty was signed on April 8, 2010 in Prague, the Senate provided advice and consent to ratification on December 22, 2010, and the treaty entered into force on February 5, 2011. The New START Treaty superseded the Moscow Treaty and succeeds the original START Treaty, which expired on December 5, 2009. Also called New START.
  • new underground injection well  - an underground injection well whose operation was not approved by appropriate State and Federal agencies before December 16, 1974.
  • new United Nations peacekeeping operation  - any existing or otherwise ongoing United Nations peacekeeping operation- (A) where the authorized force strength is to be expanded; (B) that is to be

  629 authorized to operate in a country in which it was not previously authorized to operate; or (C) the mandate of which is to be changed so that the operation would be engaged in significant additional or significantly different functions. §287b )

  • new vessel  - every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on the navigable waters, the construction of which is initiated after promulgation of standards and regulations.
  • new work assignment training  - training provided as a result of assignment to new duties and responsibilities when such training is not part of a planned, career development program.
  • New York City disaster area  - the area within New York City that is-(A) the area of Manhattan that is south of Houston Street; and (B) any block in Brooklyn that is wholly or partially contained within a 1.5-mile radius of the former World Trade Center site.
  • New York metropolitan area  - an area, specified by the WTC Program Administrator, within which WTC responders and eligible WTC screening-eligible survivors who reside in such area are reasonably able to access monitoring and treatment benefits and initial health evaluation benefits under this subchapter through a Clinical Center of Excellence.
  • newborn and infant hearing screening  - objective physiologic procedures to detect possible hearing loss and to identify newborns and infants who require further audiologic and medical evaluations.
  • next of kin  - A persons closest relative, such as spouse, children, or parents. Also called NOK.
  • next of kin  - the nearest blood relative of that individual.
  • next of kin  - This term may mean either the persons most nearly related to the decedent by blood or marriage or the persons related to the decedent by blood or marriage who are entitled to participate in the distribution of an estate under a statute of distribution. Also called NOK.
  • nexus personnel  - direct or logical connection between a person's character or conduct and the integrity or efficiency of the service.
  • nickname information  - combination of two separate unclassified words that is assigned an unclassified meaning and is employed only for unclassified administrative, morale, or public information purposes.
  • night  - the time from five o'clock postmeridian to eight o'clock antemeridian.
  • night vision device  - Any electro-optical device that is used to detect visible and infrared energy and provide a visible image. Also called NVD. See also forward-looking infrared; night vision goggle.
  • night vision goggle  - An electro-optical image intensifying device that detects visible and near-infrared energy, intensifies the energy, and provides a visible image for night viewing. Also called NVG. See also night vision device.
  • night work  - Regularly scheduled nonovertime work performed by an employee between the hours of 6 - 00 p.m. and 6 -00 a.m. An overseas post can establish a different start and end time of night work based upon the customary hours of business at that location.
  • nisi  - A Latin term meaning unless and is often affixed to words such as rule, order, and decree. It is used

  630   to indicate that a judgment will stand as valid and operative unless action is taken to avoid it, or to procure its revocation. USAID, FAM, 7 FAM 213.2 )

  • nitrous oxide  - naturally occurring colorless nonflammable slightly soluble gas with a sweet smell used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery, in aerosols, and as a performance enhancer for automobiles.
  • nodal analysis  - analysis of the defining points of a network and of junction points and dependencies.
  • node  - 1. A location in a mobility system where a movement requirement is originated, processed for onward movement, or terminated. 2. In communications and computer systems, the physical location that provides terminating, switching, and gateway access services to support information exchange. 3. An element of a system that represents a person, place, or physical thing.
  • no-fire area  - An area designated by the appropriate commander into which fires or their effects are prohibited. Also called NFA. See also fires.
  • nominal depth  - such depth, including any greater depths which must be maintained for any harbor or inland harbor or element thereof included within such project in order to ensure the safe passage at mean low tide of any vessel requiring the stated depth.
  • nominal interest rate  - An interest rate that is not adjusted to remove the effects of actual or expected inflation. Market interest rates are generally nominal interest rates.
  • nominal values  - Economic units measured in terms of purchasing power of the date in question. A nominal value reflects the effects of general price inflation.
  • non-accountable mail  - Mail that DOES NOT require the signature of the addressee or addressees agent upon receipt. Non-Accountable Mail can be delivered to an addressee without a signature. Also see Accountable Mailabove, for mail types that DO require a signature for delivery.
  • non-adaptive risk  - category of risk that includes threats caused by natural and technological hazards.
  • nonallowable interest costs  - interest costs incurred by a producer as a result of an interest rate that exceeds the applicable Federal Government interest rate for comparable maturities by more than 700 basis points.
  • nonallowable interest costs  - interest costs incurred by a producer that exceed 700 basis points above the applicable official interest rate for comparable maturities of the CAFTA–DR country in which the producer is located.
  • nonallowable interest costs  - interest costs incurred by a producer that exceed 700 basis points above the applicable official interest rate for comparable maturities of the country in which the producer is located.
  • nonallowable interest costs  - interest costs incurred by a producer that exceed 700 basis points above the applicable official interest rate for comparable maturities of the country in which the producer is located.
  • nonappropriated fund instrumentality  - an instrumentality of the United States under the jurisdiction of the Armed Forces (including the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, the Navy Resale and Services Support Office, and the Marine Corps exchanges) which is conducted for the comfort,

  631 pleasure, contentment, or physical or mental improvement of members of the Armed Forces.

  • nonappropriated fund instrumentality  - an instrumentality of the United States under the jurisdiction of the armed forces (including the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, the Navy Resale and Services Support Office, and the Marine Corps exchanges) which is conducted for the comfort, pleasure, contentment, or physical or mental improvement of members of the armed forces.
  • nonappropriated funds  - Funds generated by Department of Defense personnel and their dependents used to augment funds appropriated by the Congress to provide a comprehensive, morale-building welfare, religious, educational, and recreational programs. Also called NAF.
  • nonappropriated funds  - funds received from a nonappropriated fund instrumentality.
  • non-attainment area  - geographic area that does not meet one or more of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for the criteria pollutants designated under Title I of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA).
  • nonbattle injury  - A person who becomes a casualty due to circumstances not directly attributable to hostile action or terrorist activity. Also called NBI.
  • noncarcass merit premium  - an increase in the base price of the swine offered by an individual packer or packing plant, based on any factor other than the characteristics of the carcass, if the actual amount of the premium is known before the sale and delivery of the swine.
  • noncombatant evacuation operation  - An operation whereby noncombatant evacuees are evacuated from a threatened area abroad, which includes areas facing actual or potential danger from natural or manmade disaster, civil unrest, imminent or actual terrorist activities, hostilities, and similar circumstances, that is carried out with the assistance of the Department of Defense. Also called NEO. See also evacuation; noncombatant evacuees; operation; safe haven.
  • noncombatant evacuation operation tracking system  - An automated data processing hardware and software package that has the capability to provide evacuee in-transit visibility to combatant commanders and senior leadership during the conduct of a noncombatant evacuation operation. Also called NTS.
  • noncombatant evacuees  - 1. United States citizens who may be ordered to evacuate by competent authority, and who are civilian employees of all agencies of the United States Government and their dependents, excepting dependents who are residents in the country concerned of their own volition; military personnel of the Armed Forces of the United States specifically designated for evacuation as noncombatants; and dependents of members of the Armed Forces of the United States. 2. United States citizens and non-United States citizens who may be authorized or assisted to evacuate by competent authority, and who are civilian employees of United States Government agencies and their dependents who are residents in the country concerned of their own volition, but express the willingness to be evacuated; private United States citizens and their dependents; military personnel of the Armed Forces of the United States and their dependents; and designated personnel, including dependents of persons ordered to evacuate, as prescribed by the Department of State. See also noncombatant evacuation operation.
  • noncommercial purposes  - activities undertaken by individuals or entities on the condition, upon receipt of unenhanced data, that (A) such data shall not be used in connection with any bid for a commercial contract, development of a commercial product, or any other non-United States Government activity that is expected, or has the potential, to be profitmaking; (B) the results of such activities are disclosed in a timely and complete fashion in the open technical literature or other method of public release, except when such disclosure by the United States Government or its

  632   contractors would adversely affect the national security or foreign policy of the United States or violate a provision of law or regulation; and (C) such data shall not be distributed in competition with unenhanced data provided by the Landsat 6 contractor.

  • noncompetitive action  - Reassignment, transfer, reinstatement, change to lower grade, or appointment based on prior service to the highest grade previously held on a permanent basis under a career or career-conditional appointment if the position has no higher promotion potential.
  • noncompetitive certificate of eligibles  - Used to provide selecting officials with a list of candidates eligible for noncompetitive consideration for vacant positions.
  • nonconformance  - Instances in which financial management systems do not substantially conform to financial systems requirements. Financial management systems include both financial and financially related (or mixed) systems.

noncontiguous trade- (A) trade between- (i) one of the contiguous 48 States; and (ii) Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or an insular territory or possession of the United States; and (B) trade between-(i) a place in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or an insular territory or possession of the United States; and(ii) another place in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or an insular territory or possession of the United States. non-convention country -a country in which the Hague Abduction Convention has not entered into force with respect to the United States.

  • nonconventional assisted recovery  - Personnel recovery conducted by indigenous/ surrogate personnel that are trained, supported, and led by special operations forces, unconventional warfare ground and maritime forces, or other government agencies’ personnel that have been specifically trained and directed to establish and operate indigenous or surrogate infrastructures. Also called NAR.
  • nonconveyable  - Any item that will not fit into a pouch bag.
  • non-critical sensitive position  - Position that has the potential for serious damage to the national security.
  • non-cyber PII incident (physical)  - The breach of PII in any format other than electronic or digital at the point of loss (e.g., paper, oral communication).
  • nondegradation standard  - the level of measures required to adequately protect, and prevent degradation of, 1 or more natural resources, as determined by the Secretary in accordance with the quality criteria described in handbooks of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • non-Department facilities  - facilities other than Department facilities.

nondepartmental- (I)personnel that is not employed by the Department; and (II) an entity that is not a component or other authority of the Department.

  • nondestructive electronic warfare  - Those electronic warfare actions, not including employment of wartime reserve modes, that deny, disrupt, or deceive rather than damage or destroy. See also electronic warfare.

nondevelopmental item- (1) Any previously developed item of supply used exclusively for governmental purposes by a Federal agency, a State or local government, or a foreign government with which the United States has a mutual defense cooperation agreement; (2) Any item described   633 in paragraph (1) of this definition that requires only minor modification or modifications of a type customarily available in the commercial marketplace in order to meet the requirements of the procuring department or agency; or (3) Any item of supply being produced that does not meet the requirements of paragraphs (1) or (2) solely because the item is not yet in use.

  • nondiscriminatory treatment  - trade treatment based on normal trade relations (known under international law as most-favored-nation treatment).
  • nondiscriminatory treatment  - trade treatment based on normal trade relations (known under international law as most-favored-nation treatment).
  • noneconomic damages  - damages for losses for physical and emotional pain, suffering, inconvenience, physical impairment, mental anguish, disfigurement, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of society and companionship, loss of consortium, hedonic damages, injury to reputation, and any other nonpecuniary losses.
  • noneconomic losses  - losses for physical and emotional pain, suffering, inconvenience, physical impairment, mental anguish, disfigurement, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of society and companionship, loss of consortium (other than loss of domestic service), hedonic damages, injury to reputation and all other nonpecuniary losses of any kind or nature.
  • non-electric initiator  - initiator whose functioning is started by non-electric means.
  • non-enterprise mobile devices  - Devices not approved to directly connect to an Enterprise network. This does not include remote access through Global OpenNet (GO).
  • Nonexempt disposable earnings  - 25 percent of disposable earnings, subject to the Consumer Credit Protection Act.
  • non-exempt employee  - employee covered by the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
  • nonexpendable personal property  - Property such as furniture, office machines, information technology
  • non-federal assets  - all relevant coastal and ocean observation technologies, related basic and applied technology research and development, and public education and outreach.

non-federal borrower- (A) a State (including a department, agency, or political subdivision of a State); or (B) a conservancy district, irrigation district, canal company, water users' association, Indian tribe, an agency created by interstate compact, or any other entity that has the capacity to contract with the United States under Federal reclamation law.

  • nonfederal entity  - any individual, private, or commercial entity other than the U.S. Government, including but not limited to corporations, nonprofit organizations or associations, international or multinational organizations, and foreign, State, tribal, or local governments.
  • non-Federal entity  - a government agency or department of the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States.

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  • non-federal entity  - A state, local government, or non-profit organization.
  • non-Federal entity  - a State, local government, or non-profit organization.
  • non-federal entity  - any private entity, non-Federal government agency or department, or State, tribal, or local government (including a political subdivision, department, or component thereof).
  • non-federal governmental plan  - a governmental plan that is not a Federal governmental plan.
  • non-federal project entity  - a State, regional, or local authority, Indian tribe or tribal organization, or other qualifying entity, such as a water conservation district, water conservancy district, or rural water district or association.
  • non-federal source  - Any person or entity other than the Government of the United States and includes any individual, private, or commercial entity, nonprofit organization or association, state, local, or foreign government, or international or multinational organization.
  • nonforeign area  - The States of Alaska and Hawaii, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories and possessions of the United States (excludes the Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands).
  • non-friable asbestos-containing material  - asbestos-containing material, which, when dry, cannot be crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to powder by hand pressure.
  • non-functional requirement  - requirements which specify criteria that can be used to judge the operation of a system, rather than specific behaviors typical non-functional requirements are reliability, scalability, availability, and cost.
  • nongovernmental  - 
(I) personnel that is not employed by the Federal Government; and
(II) an entity that is not an agency, department, or other authority of the Federal Government.
  • nongovernmental entities  - nongovernmental organizations, members of the academic community, and private sector organizations that provide products and services associated with measuring, locating, and preparing maps, charts, surveys, aerial photographs, satellite imagines,2 or other graphical or digital presentations depicting natural or manmade physical features, phenomena, and legal boundaries of the Earth.
  • nongovernmental organization  - A private, self-governing, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing an objective or objectives such as alleviating human suffering; promoting education, health care, economic development, environmental protection, human rights, and conflict resolution; and encouraging the establishment of democratic institutions and civil society. Some people use the term international nongovernmental organization (INGO) to differentiate those organizations that transcend national boundaries from local NGOs. Also known as private voluntary organizations, civic associations, nonprofits, and charitable organizations. Also called NGO.
  • nongovernmental organization  - A private, self-governing, not-for-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering; and/ or promoting education, health care, economic development, environmental protection, human rights, and conflict resolution; and/ or encouraging the establishment of democratic institutions and civil society. Also called NGO.
  • nongovernmental organization  - An entity with an association that is based on interests of its members,

  635 individuals, or institutions. It is not created by a government, but it may work cooperatively with government. Such organizations serve a public purpose, not a private benefit. Examples of NGOs include faith-based charity organizations and the American Red Cross. NGOs, including voluntary and faith-based groups, provide relief services to sustain life, reduce physical and emotional distress, and promote the recovery of disaster victims. Often these groups provide specialized services that help individuals with disabilities. NGOs and voluntary organizations play a major role in assisting emergency managers before, during, and after an emergency. Also called NGO. FEMA, NRF, Glossary )

  • nongovernmental organization  - an organization that works at the local level to solve development problems in a foreign country in which the organization is located, except that the term does not include an organization that is primarily an agency or instrumentality of the government of the foreign country.
  • non-governmental organization  - entity with an association that is based on interests of its members, persons, or institutions that has no statutory ties with a government it is not created by a government agency, but it may work cooperatively with any relevant government.
  • non-homeland security missions  - the following missions of the Coast Guard: (A) Marine safety.
(B ) Search and rescue.
(C) Aids to navigation. (D) Living marine resources (fisheries law enforcement). (E) Marine environmental protection.
(F) Ice operations.
  • nonhub airport  - an airport that had less than .05 percent of the total annual boardings in the United States as determined under the Federal Aviation Administration's Primary Airport Enplanement Activity Summary for Calendar Year 1997.

nonhumanitarian, nontrade-related foreign assistance- (A) any assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 196, other than- assistance in support of programs of nongovernmental organizations that is made available for any program, project, or activity eligible for assistance; any other narcotics-related assistance but any such assistance provided under this clause shall be subject to the prior notification procedures applicable to reprogrammings; disaster relief assistance, including any assistance; antiterrorism assistance; assistance for refugees; humanitarian and other development assistance in support of programs, relating to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation; and other programs involving trade-related or humanitarian assistance; and (B) sales, or financing on any terms, under the Arms Export Control Act, other than sales or financing provided for narcotics-related purposes following notification in accordance with the prior notification procedures applicable to reprogrammings pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

  • nonidentifiable information  - information that does not identify a practitioner, dispenser, or an ultimate user and with respect to which there is no reasonable basis to believe that the information can be used to identify a practitioner, dispenser, or an ultimate user.
  • nonidentifiable patient safety work product  - patient safety work product that is not identifiable patient safety work product.
  • nonimmigrant visa  - a visa properly issued to an alien as an eligible nonimmigrant by a competent officer as provided in this chapter.
  • nonindigenous species  - any species or other viable biological material that enters an ecosystem beyond its historic range, including any such organism transferred from one country into another.
  • noninsurable commodity  - a crop for which the eligible producers on a farm are eligible to obtain assistance under the noninsured crop assistance program.

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  • noninsurable commodity  - a crop for which the eligible producers on a farm are eligible to obtain assistance under the noninsured crop assistance program.
  • nonlethal weapon  - A weapon that is explicitly designed and primarily employed so as to incapacitate personnel or materiel, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel, and undesired damage to property and the environment.
  • non-lethal weapon  - weapon explicitly designed and primarily employed so as to incapacitate personnel or material, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel, and undesired damage to property and the environment intended to have one, or both, of the following characteristics: (1) have relatively reversible effects on personnel or materiel. (2) affect objects differently within their area of influence.
  • non-local (remote) maintenance  - Maintenance activities conducted by individuals communicating through an external network (e.g., the Internet) or an internal network from a non-Department facility (e.g., home computer).
  • non-low greenhouse gas emitting vehicle  - A vehicle that emits greenhouse gases during operation in a level above a certain threshold defined for that vehicle by EPA. This term applies generically to both LDMVs and MDPVs within the context of this policy document. Also called non-LGHGEV.
  • non-magnetic attachment improvised explosive device employment  - improvised explosive device
  • non-management/ supervisor position classification standard  - occurrence of a position that does NOT require an individual to oversee employees, projects, programs, or departments in a business, and where the NFC Position Supervisory Code is NOT 2 or 4.
  • nonmarket economy country  - any foreign country that the administering authority determines does not operate on market principles of cost or pricing structures, so that sales of merchandise in such country do not reflect the fair value of the merchandise.
  • nonmarket economy country  - any foreign country that the administering authority determines does not operate on market principles of cost or pricing structures, so that sales of merchandise in such country do not reflect the fair value of the merchandise.
  • nonmethane organic gas  - the sum of nonoxygenated and oxygenated hydrocarbons contained in a gas sample, including, at a minimum, all oxygenated organic gases containing 5 or fewer carbon atoms (i.e., aldehydes, ketones, alcohols, ethers, etc.), and all known alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, and aromatics containing 12 or fewer carbon atoms. To demonstrate compliance with a NMOG standard, NMOG emissions shall be measured in accordance with the California Non-Methane Organic Gas Test Procedures. In the case of vehicles using fuels other than base gasoline, the level of NMOG emissions shall be adjusted based on the reactivity of the emissions relative to vehicles using base gasoline. Also called NMOG.
  • nonmetropolitan area  - a geographic area outside designated metropolitan planning areas.
  • non-metropolitan area  - an area no part of which is within an area designated as a standard metropolitan statistical area by the Office of Management and Budget and which does not contain a city whose population exceeds fifty thousand individuals.
  • nonmetropolitan local official  - elected and appointed officials of general purpose local government in a nonmetropolitan area with responsibility for transportation.

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  • non-nuclear-weapon state  - any country which is not a nuclear-weapon state, as defined Ded by Article IX (3) of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, signed at Washington, London, and Moscow on July 1, 1968.
  • nonoperational storage tank  - any underground storage tank in which regulated substances will not be deposited or from which regulated substances will not be dispensed after November 8, 1984.
  • non-pay categories of costs  - Costs in a cost estimate that are not related to pay. Non-pay categories of costs include, but are not limited to, materials, supplies, equipment, facilities, capital assets, and minor items and the inflation for these costs.
  • nonpersistent agent  - A chemical agent that when released dissipates and/ or loses its ability to cause casualties after 10 to 15 minutes.
  • nonpersistent mine  — Mine that remains active for a predetermined period of time until self-destruction, self-neutralization, or self-deactivation renders the mine inactive.
  • non-pharmaceutical interventions  - Actions, other than getting vaccinated and taking medicine, that people and communities can take to help slow the spread of illnesses, such as influenza; also known as community mitigation strategies.
  • Nonprofessional courier  - Any direct-hire, U.S. citizen employee of the U.S. Government, other than a professional diplomatic courier, who possesses a Top Secret clearance and who has been provided with official documentation to transport properly prepared, addressed, and documented diplomatic pouches or controlled/ unclassified material in-country, in emergencies, or when the diplomatic courier cannot provide the required service. (Clearance is preferred, but not required for handling unclassified material. )
  • nonprofit- (as applied to a school, agency, organization, or institution)  - a school, agency, organization, or institution owned and operated by one or more nonprofit corporations or associations, no part of the net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
  • nonprofit  - a facility which is owned and operated by one or more nonprofit corporations or associations no part of the net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
  • nonprofit  - one which is a corporation or association, or is owned and operated by one or more corporations or associations, no part of the net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
  • nonprofit agency  - any agency no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private stockholder or individual.
  • nonprofit institution  - any organization or institution, including an accredited institution of higher education, no part of the net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.

non-profit organization- (1) any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization that:   638   improve, or expand its operations; and (2) The term non-profit organization includes non-profit institutions of higher education and hospitals. Section_.105 )

  • nonprofit organization  - an incorporated or unincorporated entity that—
(A) is operating for religious, charitable, or educational purposes; and
(B) does not provide net earnings to, or operate in any other manner that inures to the benefit of, any officer, employee, or shareholder of the entity.
  • nonprofit organization  - any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization that- (A ) is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest; (B) is not organized primarily for profit; and (C) uses net proceeds to maintain, improve, or expand the operations of the organization.
  • non-profit organization  - Any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization that is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest; is not organized primarily for profit; and uses its net proceeds to maintain, improve, or expand its operations. The term non-profit organization includes non-profit institutions of higher education and hospitals.
  • non-profit organization  - any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization which:
  • nonprofit organization  - any organization exempt from tax (but only with respect to a trade or business carried on by such organization which is not an unrelated trade or business.
  • nonproliferation  - Actions to prevent the acquisition of weapons of mass destruction by dissuading or impeding access to, or distribution of, sensitive technologies, material, and expertise. See also counterproliferation.
  • Nonproliferation and Arms Control Technology Working Group  - The Nonproliferation and Arms Control Technology Working Group (NPAC TWG) was created by Presidential Decision Directive (PDD-27) in 1994 as the mechanism to coordinate the research and development response to challenges in arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament. The President has designated the Department of State, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Defense as the co-chairing agencies for the NPAC TWG. The Office of Verification, Planning, and Outreach in the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance represents the Department of State in this capacity as co-chair and as the Executive Secretary for the NPAC TWG.
  • nonproliferation research laboratory  - with respect to a country, a national laboratory of that country at which research in the nuclear nonproliferation sciences is carried out.
  • Non-Proliferation Treaty  - The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, also known as the NPT, entered into force on March 5, 1970. The Treaty is designed to - prevent the spread of nuclear weapons; provide assurance, through international safeguards, that the peaceful nuclear activities of states which have not already developed nuclear weapons will not be diverted to making such weapons; promote, to the maximum extent consistent with the other purposes of the treaty, the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, to include the potential benefits of any peaceful application of nuclear explosion technology being made available to nonnuclear parties under appropriate international observation; and express the determination of the parties that the treaty should lead to further progress in comprehensive arms control and nuclear disarmament measures. On May 11, 1995, more than 170 countries attending the NPT Review and Extension Conference decided to

  639 extend the treaty indefinitely and without conditions. Also called NPT.

  • non-proliferation treaty State Party  - any State Party to the Non-Proliferation Treaty, to include Taiwan, which shall be considered to have the obligations under the Non-Proliferation Treaty of a party to that treaty other than a Nuclear Weapon State Party to the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
  • nonreceipt  - The payee alleges a check of entitlement was not received and requests a replacement check.
  • nonrecord material  - Extra and/ or duplicate copies only of temporary value, including shorthand notes, used carbon paper, preliminary drafts, and other material of similar nature.
  • non-record material  - federally owned informational material that does not meet the statutory definition of record or that has been excluded from coverage by the definition excluded materials are extra copies of documents kept only for reference, stocks of publications and processed documents, and library or museum materials intended solely for reference or exhibit.
  • non-record material  - Materials that do not meet the statutory definition of records or that have been excluded from coverage by the definition. Excluded materials are extra copies of documents kept only for reference, stocks of publications and processed documents and library or museum materials intended solely for reference or exhibit.
  • non-record materials  - Materials that do not meet the definition of a record. Examples are extra copies of documents kept only for reference, stocks of publications or processed documents, and library or exhibit materials intended solely for reference or display.
  • non-recurring detail  - detail that serves a specific purpose for a determined length of time and does not require subsequent rotation.
  • nonregulated gas utility  - any gas utility other than a State regulated gas utility.
  • non-reimbursable detail  - detail for which the employing agency continues to bear the costs associated with the detail of the person without reimbursement from the gaining agency, unless otherwise specified and agreed to by both parties to the governing MOA.
  • non-removable hinge pin hinge  - hinge whose pin cannot be removed when the door is closed.
  • nonrepudiation  - Assurance the sender of information is provided with proof of delivery and the recipient is provided with proof of the senders identity, so neither can later deny having processed the information.
  • nonrepudiation  - The Department's protection against an individual falsely denying having performed a particular action. This provides the capability to determine whether a given individual took a particular action such as creating information, sending a message, approving information, and receiving a message.
  • non-repudiation  - The recipient of signed data can use a digital signature as evidence in demonstrating to a third party that the signature was, in fact, generated by the claimed signatory. This is known as non-repudiation, since the signatory cannot easily repudiate the signature at a later time.

Nonresident importer- (i) an individual who is not a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or (ii) a partnership, corporation, or other commercial entity that is not organized under the laws of a jurisdiction within the customs territory   640   of the United States or in the Virgin Islands of the United States.

  • nonresident importer  - an importer who is- (A) an individual who is not a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or (B) a partnership, corporation, or other commercial entity that is not organized under the laws of a jurisdiction within the customs territory of the United States or in the Virgin Islands of the United States.
  • nonresidential space  - All nonresidential U.S. Government-held real property, such as offices, buildings, warehouses, garages, and special program space.
  • nonscheduled units  - Units of the landing force held in readiness for landing during the initial unloading period, but not included in either scheduled or on-call waves.
  • nonsecure bulk load  - A classified diplomatic pouch load in a unit load device (ULD) or other container that is not properly labeled, sealed, or built in a secure facility by appropriately cleared individuals.
  • non-Service health care practitioner  – a practitioner who is not — (A) an employee of the Service; or   or an individual who provides health care services pursuant to a personal services contract with such Indian tribe or tribal organization.

non-service-connected -, with respect to disability or death, that such disability was not incurred or aggravated, or that the death did not result from a disability incurred or aggravated, in line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service.

  • non-sponsor Federally Funded Research and Development Center ] - organization, in or outside of the Federal Government, which funds specific work to be performed by the Federally Funded Research and Development Center but is not a party to the sponsoring agreement or multiple agency sponsorship agreement.
  • non-suicide improvised explosive device employment  - improvised explosive device (IED ) employment in which the insurgent/ terrorist does not intentionally kill himself/ herself as part of the attack.
  • nontemporary storage  - The permanent storage of household effects while an employee is assigned to or is at an official station or duty post to which the employee is not authorized to take a portion of the regulatory HHE weight entitlement due to post specific weight or other post specific restrictions, or which is authorized in the public interest.
  • nontraditional employment  - to occupations or fields of work, for which individuals from the gender involved comprise less than 25 percent of the individuals employed in each such occupation or field of work.
  • non-traditional fields  - occupations or fields of work, including careers in computer science, technology, and other current and emerging high skill occupations, for which individuals from one gender comprise less than 25 percent of the individuals employed in each such occupation or field of work.
  • non-U.S. person  - A person who is neither a citizen of the United States nor an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
  • non-unit cargo  - All equipment and supplies requiring transportation to an operational area, other than those identified as the equipment or accompanying supplies of a specific unit.
  • non-unit-related personnel  - All personnel requiring transportation to or from an operational area, other

  641 than those assigned to a specific unit. Also called NRP. JP 1‐0 )

  • nonviolent offense  - an offense that does not have as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another or is not a felony that by its nature involves a substantial risk that physical force against the person or property of another may be used in the course of committing the offense.
  • non-volatile memory  - Memory that retains stored information even when not powered (e.g., hard drive, DVD, CD).
  • normal change IT service  - alteration in the current state that must follow the complete change management process due to their high risk in nature
  • normal cost  - the level percentage of payroll required to be deposited in the fund to meet the cost of benefits payable under the system (computed in accordance with generally accepted actuarial practice on an entry-age basis) less the value of retirement benefits earned under another retirement system for government employees and less the cost of credit allowed for military service.
  • normal course of study  - The length generally required to attain the required proficiency. Category I Languages (World Languages) S-3/ R-3 Objective - 24 Weeks - Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish 30 Weeks French S-2/ R-2 Objective - 16-20 weeks Category II Languages (Difficult World Languages) S-3/ R-3 Objective - 36 weeks German, Indonesian, Malay and Swahili Category III Languages (Hard Languages) S-3/ R-3 Objective - 44 weeks - Most non-Romance/ Germanic except Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin,) Japanese and Korean S-2/ R-2 Objective - 28-32 weeks Category IV Languages (Super Hard Languages) S-3/ R-3 Objective - 88 Weeks - Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Japanese and Korean S-2/ R-2 Objective - 44 weeks S-2/ R-1 Objective - 32-36 weeks (for Arabic and Chinese) S-2/ R-0 Objective - 32-36 weeks (for Korean and Japanese 30-32 weeks).
  • normal service cost or normal cost  - the annual cost of future pension benefits and administrative expenses assigned, under an actuarial cost method, to years subsequent to a particular valuation date of a pension plan. The Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe regulations to carry out this paragraph.
  • normalized risk  - measure of risk created by mathematically adjusting a value in order to permit comparisons.
  • north American agreement on environmental cooperation  - the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America, the Government of Canada, and the Government of the United Mexican States.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization subsidiary bodies- (A) any organization within the meaning of the term subsidiary bodies in article I of the multilateral treaty on the Status of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, National Representatives and International Staff, signed at Ottawa on September 20, 1951; and (B) any international military headquarters or organization to which the Protocol on the Status of International Military Headquarters Set Up Pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty, signed at Paris on August 28, 1952, applies.

  • northern border  - the international border between the United States and Canada.
  • no-strike list  - A list of objects or entities characterized as protected from the effects of military operations under international law and/ or rules of engagement. Also called NSL. See also law of armed conflict.

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  • not available  - that the article or service is unavailable from a commercial source in the required quantity and quality or within the time required.
  • not due or not entitled  - The condition where all or part of the proceeds of a check are not due and payable to the payee or the payees estate.
  • not mission capable, supply  - Material condition indicating that systems and equipment are not capable of performing any of their assigned missions because of maintenance work stoppage due to a supply shortage. Also called NMCS.
  • not ordinarily resident  - An individual who- (1) Is not a citizen of the host country; and (2) Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and (3) Is not subject to host-country employment and tax laws; and (4) Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN). Also called NOR.
  • notarial act  - An act recognized by law or usage as one performed by a notary public - In the United States, notaries are generally empowered to administer oaths and affirmations and to take affidavits and acknowledgments.
  • notarizing officer  - A U.S. consular officer, a U.S. diplomatic officer, or a U.S. citizen employee of the Department designated by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Department of State for Overseas Citizens Services.
  • notary or notary public  - A public officer authorized under the laws of a particular jurisdiction to perform notarial acts, usually in connection with the execution of a document.
  • note  - All Delegations of Authority in the Departments COOP Plan or in an individual BEAP must have clearance from Office of the Legal Advisers Office of Management (L/ M).

notice- (with respect to subchapter II) any written or verbal notification of an obligation or intention to perform service in the uniformed services provided to an employer by the employee who will perform such service or by the uniformed service in which such service is to be performed.

  • notice  - A written declaration by a party to a lawsuit to the opposing party of intent to take some action in connection with the litigation, such as a notice to take a deposition.
  • notice  - Written communication from the DG to a member announcing a RIF action.
  • notice of proposed rulemaking  - document published in the Federal Register to notify the public of DHS’s intent to exempt portions of a System of Records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, or administrative enforcement requirements.
  • notification  - An oral or written notice to a consular officer of the arrest or detention of a U.S. citizen An oral or written notice by a consular officer informing next of kin, business associate, or friend of the arrest or detention of a U.S. citizen.
  • notification  - Notice sent by the notification official to individuals or third parties affected by a breach. This may be accomplished via telephone, email, written correspondence, or other means, as appropriate.
  • notification message  - message informing an entity or person of a situation.
  • notification official  - The Department official who authorizes or signs the correspondence notifying

  643 affected individuals of a breach. FAM 463 )

  • novation agreement  - a legal instrument — (1) Executed by the — (i) Contractor (transferor); (ii ) Successor in interest (transferee); and (iii) Government; and (2) By which, among other things, the transferor guarantees performance of the contract, the transferee assumes all obligations under the contract, and the Government recognizes the transfer of the contract and related assets.
  • noxious weed  - any plant or plant product that can directly or indirectly injure or cause damage to crops
  • nuclear explosive device  - any device, whether assembled or disassembled, that is designed to produce an instantaneous release of an amount of nuclear energy from special nuclear material (as defined in the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 that is greater than the amount of energy that would be released from the detonation of one pound of trinitrotoluene (TNT).
  • nuclear explosive device  - any device, whether assembled or disassembled, that is designed to produce an instantaneous release of an amount of nuclear energy from special nuclear material that is greater than the amount of energy that would be released from the detonation of one pound of trinitrotoluene (TNT).
  • nuclear hot cell services  - services related to the examination of, or performance of various operations on, nuclear fuel rods, control assemblies, or other components that are emitting large quantities of ionizing radiation.
  • nuclear improvised explosive device enhancement  - complete assembly, which in its intended ultimate configuration is capable of producing a nuclear reaction and release of energy that is deliberately added as a component to an improvised explosive device (IED).
  • nuclear incident  - An unexpected incident involving a nuclear weapon, facility, or component, but not constituting a nuclear weapon(s) accident, resulting in any of the following: a. an increase in the possibility of explosion or radioactive contamination; b. errors committed in the assembly, testing, loading, or transportation of equipment, and/ or the malfunctioning of equipment and materiel which could lead to an unintentional operation of all or part of the weapon arming and/ or firing sequence, or which could lead to a substantial change in yield, or increased dud probability; and c. any act of God, unfavorable environment, or condition resulting in damage to the weapon, facility, or component.
  • nuclear incident response team  - a resource that includes- (1) those entities of the Department of Energy that perform nuclear or radiological emergency support functions (including accident response, search response, advisory, and technical operations functions), radiation exposure functions at the medical assistance facility known as the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/ Training Site (REAC/ TS), radiological assistance functions, and related functions; and (2) those entities of the Environmental Protection Agency that perform such support functions (including radiological emergency response functions) and related functions.
  • nuclear material  - metals uranium, plutonium, and thorium, in any form.
  • nuclear nonproliferation sciences  - bodies of scientific knowledge relevant to developing or advancing the means to prevent or impede the proliferation of nuclear weaponry.
  • nuclear non-proliferation treaty  - the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, done at

  644   Washington, London, and Moscow July 1, 1968, and entered into force March 5, 1970. §8102 )

  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and NPT  - the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, done at Washington, London, and Moscow July 1, 1968, and entered into force March 5, 1970.
  • nuclear security enterprise  - the physical facilities, technology, and human capital of the national security laboratories and the nuclear weapons production facilities.
  • nuclear supplier  - a covered person (or a successor in interest of a covered person) that — (A) supplies facilities, equipment, fuel, services, or technology pertaining to the design, construction, operation, or decommissioning of a covered installation; or
(B) transports nuclear materials that could result in a covered incident.
  • nuclear triad  - the nuclear deterrent capabilities of the United States composed of ballistic missile submarines, land-based missiles, and strategic bombers.
  • nuclear waste  - any radioactive waste material subject to regulation by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or the Department of Energy.
  • nuclear weapon and nuclear explosive device  - any device designed to produce an instantaneous release of an amount of nuclear energy from special nuclear material that is greater than the amount of energy that would be released from the detonation of one pound of trinitrotoluene (TNT).
  • nuclear weapon(s) accident  - An unexpected incident involving nuclear weapons or radiological nuclear weapon components that results in any of the following; a. accidental or unauthorized launching, firing, or use by United States forces or United States supported allied forces of a nuclear-capable weapon system that could create the risk of an outbreak of war; b. nuclear detonation; c. nonnuclear detonation or burning of a nuclear weapon or radiological nuclear weapon component; d. radioactive contamination; e. seizure, theft, loss, or destruction of a nuclear weapon or radiological nuclear weapon component, including jettisoning; and f. public hazard, actual or implied.
  • nuclear weapons production facility  - any of the following: (A) The Kansas City Plant, Kansas City, Missouri.
(B) The Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas.
(C) The Y–12 National Security Complex, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
  • nuisance minefield  - A minefield laid to delay and disorganize the enemy and to hinder the use of an area or route. See also minefield.
  • numbered beach  - In amphibious operations, a subdivision of a colored beach, designated for the assault landing of a battalion landing team or similarly sized unit, when landed as part of a larger force.
  • numbered fleet  - A major tactical unit of the Navy immediately subordinate to a major fleet command and comprising various task forces, elements, groups, and units for the purpose of prosecuting specific naval operations. See also fleet.
  • nursing home care  - the accommodation of convalescents or other persons who are not acutely ill and not in need of hospital care, but who require nursing care and related medical services, if such nursing care and medical services are prescribed by, or are performed under the general direction of, persons duly licensed to provide such care. Such term includes services furnished in skilled nursing care facilities, in intermediate care facilities, and in combined facilities. It does not include domiciliary care.
  • nutrition  - process of eating and maintaining the right kind of food for proper health and growth

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  • nutrition education  - individual and group sessions and the provision of material that are designed to improve health status and achieve positive change in dietary and physical activity habits, and that emphasize the relationship between nutrition, physical activity, and health, all in keeping with the personal and cultural preferences of the individual.

nutritional risk- (A) detrimental or abnormal nutritional conditions detectable by biochemical or anthropometric measurements, (B) other documented nutritionally related medical conditions, (C) dietary deficiencies that impair or endanger health, (D) conditions that directly affect the nutritional health of a person, such as alcoholism or drug abuse, or (E) conditions that predispose persons to inadequate nutritional patterns or nutritionally related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, homelessness and migrancy.

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