The introduction of transparency on sensitive items will have to balance carefully the information extracted against security and classification concerns. All the same, there seem to be good prospects of such measures being implemented on the sensitive naval fuel cycle, as political acceptance of the concept of transparency is emerging. This could, together with the new technical opportunities of high-quality and non-intrusive verification measures, create an important foundation for new transparency initiatives.54
The naval nuclear fuel transparency measures could include the following as part of a more comprehensive, future transparency regime: 55
declarations of total HEU quantities dedicated to naval...