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COMSEC demilitarization

Note: (C.F.D.)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Process of preparing COMSEC equipment for disposal by extracting all controlled cryptographic item (CCI), classified, or CRYPTO marked components for their secure destruction, as well as defacing and disposing of the remaining equipment hulk. Rationale: Demilitarize is the proper term and does not apply solely to COMSEC.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015