A Word About Security

DTIC's collections contain information that is:

Information can be sensitive, therefore limited, for a number of reasons:

  • Protect privacy
  • Protect copyrighted material
  • Proprietary information about companies that work for the DoD
  • Contractor performance evaluations by government monitors
  • Software documentation
  • Administrative or operational use by the controlling organization
  • Premature dissemination would harm the national interest
  • Direct military support is being provided
  • Information regarding foreign governments
  • Test or evaluation results of military hardware or processes
  • Technology deemed militarily critical (export controlled) and not to be shared with other nations
  • Information to be safeguarded due to law, regulation, or other DoD guidance