Sensitive Technical Information

Defined as unclassified technical data that disclose critical technology with military or space application. This includes any blueprint, drawing, plan, instruction, computer software and documentation, or other technical information that can be used or be adapted to design, engineer, produce, manufacture, operate, repair, overhaul, or reproduce any military or space equipment or technology concerning such equipment.

Critical technology is technology consisting of:
  • Arrays of design and manufacturing know-how (including technical data)
  • Keystone manufacturing, inspection, and test equipment
  • Keystone materials
  • Goods accompanied by sophisticated operation, application, or maintenance know-how that would make significant contribution to military potential of any country -- or combination of countries -- and compromise of which may prove detrimental to U.S. security
Disclosure Authority

Proponent: Army organization or staff element that has primary responsibility for materiel or subject matter expertise in its area of interest or charged with accomplishment of one or more functions.

Originator: Army activity that sponsored work that generated technical data or received technical data for DA and therefore has responsibility for determining distribution of document containing such technical information.

DISCLAIMER: The appearance of non-government information does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Army.
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