Special Access Program (SAP) Policy
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. This Directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive 5205.07 (Reference (a)) to update policy and responsibilities for the oversight and management of all DoD SAPs, consistent with References (b) through (s), and authorizes the publication of other SAP issuances, as appropriate.
b. Incorporates Reference (j).
APPLICABILITY. This Directive applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (IG, DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. All DoD Component contractors and consultants that require access to DoD SAPs pursuant to the terms and conditions of the contract or agreement.
c. Non-DoD U.S. Government departments, activities, agencies, and all other organizational entities that require access to DoD SAPs pursuant to the terms and conditions of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) or other interagency agreement established with the Department of Defense.