(2) Those that the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) produces to meet an emergency
c. Authority to receive COMSEC keying material or publications is based on a unit's operational and
support needs. Regularly superseded keying material is automatically resupplied based on the supersession rate
and distribution schedule. Procedures for obtaining this material are in TB 380-41, Procedures for Safeguarding,
Accounting and Supply Control of COMSEC Material.
a. Electronic devices produce emissions. These may or may not involve communications.
b. COMSEC equipment refers to all COMSEC hardware. COMSEC key and publications include all
COMSEC material except equipment. Critical data elements help to identify COMSEC items.
c. Accountable COMSEC material is distributed, controlled, and safeguarded through the CMCS.
d. Safeguarding COMSEC material is a command responsibility.
e. COMSEC custodians and alternates are officers or warrant officers, if possible.