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Arms control

The international restrictions on the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation, and usage of weapons, especially weapons of mass destruction. Arms control is usually exercised through international treaties and agreements that impose arms limitations among consenting parties.

Contributors in Arms control

Arms control

Active mission for the United States

Military; Arms control

When the United States is the observing State Party on an Open Skies mission over the territory of another State Party to the Treaty on Open Skies. The mission may be flown in the observing or the ...

Declared perimeter

Military; Arms control

External boundary of the facility, declared by the inspected State Party; usually depicted on a site map or site diagram.

Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Military; Arms control

Agency of the Department of defence that serves as the Department of Defense's focal point for addressing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Seeks to reduce the threat to the United ...

Defence security service (DSS)

Military; Arms control

Agency of the Department of Defense, under the direction, authority, and control of the Assistant Secretary of defence (Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence), which provides security ...

Defence Treaty Inspection Readiness programme (DTIRP)

Military; Arms control

Department of defence arms control awareness programme which develops and provides services and products to assist program, facility, and site managers in the protection of national security, ...

Database management facility (DMF)

Military; Arms control

Support module of the Open Skies Management and Planning System. A database that organises site information passed to the defence Threat Reduction Agency into the Standard Calling List and the ...

Demonstration flight

Military; Arms control

Flight which may be requested under the Treaty on Open Skies to verify sensors comply within treaty limits or in accordance with aircraft certification material and data.

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