NATIONAL IMAGERY AND MAPPING AGENCY (NIMA) LIMITED DISTRIBUTION IMAGERY OR GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION AND DATA (CANCELLING DODD 5030.59)
|Publication Date:||13 May 2003|
PURPOSE. This Directive:
Cancels reference (a) to update DoD policy and assign responsibilities in accordance with references (b) and (c) for the use, availability, and withholding of LIMITED DISTRIBUTION imagery or geospatial information and data distributed by, created by, or derived from National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) information and data in the possession of, or under the control of, the Department of Defense.
Authorizes the issuance of further guidance in accordance with DoD Directive 5105.60 (reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Directive applies to the Office of Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter collectively referred to as "the DoD Components").
This Directive does not apply to handheld or clandestine photography taken by or on behalf of human intelligence collection organizations.