facility security clearance


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facility security clearance

[fə′sil·əd·ē sə′kyu̇r·əd·ē ‚klir·əns]
(ordnance)
An administrative determination that, from a security viewpoint, a facility is eligible for access to classified information of a certain category (and all lower categories).
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It identifies the contract number and the level of Facility security clearance required.
In connection with these Board changes, new security arrangements aimed at limiting the potential foreign control and influence of GKI's majority shareholder will be required to revalidate GKI's facility security clearance which has been temporarily invalidated as a result of these changes.
At the other end of the spectrum, a reciprocal facility security clearance, under a foreign investor, is allowed unfettered management control and influence of the U.
Only contractors holding a Department of Defense (DoD) facility security clearance are eligible to participate.
Due to the foreign nationality of the group, in order to maintain GKI's facility security clearance, and in accordance with current Department of Defense regulations, restrictions, negotiated with and approved by the Department, will likely be placed on the investors' rights to vote their stock, as well as their access to company facilities.
Both Facility Security Clearances (FCL) and Personnel Security Programs (PCP) will be discussed during the course, with topics that define what these different clearance levels are and how to obtain them.
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