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DODD 8420.02

DOD SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS

active, Most Current
Organization: DODD
Publication Date: 25 November 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 35
scope:

Purpose:

In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5144.02, this issuance:

• Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for the planning, acquisition,fielding, allocation, management, and use of satellite communication (SATCOM) resources as acomponent of the DoD information enterprise (DoD IE).

• Affirms 2017 Unified Command Plan (UCP) reassignment of the cyberspace operations missionfrom United States Strategic Command to United States Cyber Command.

• Affirms 2017 UCP Change-1 recognition of the establishment of United States Space Command andreassignment of space operations mission from United States Strategic Command to United States SpaceCommand.

• Affirms Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics reorganizationpursuant to Sections 133a and 133b of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.).

• Affirms disestablishment of the Defense Space Council.

• Affirms reassignment of commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) servicesprocurement responsibility from Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) initially to Air ForceSpace Command, pursuant to Section 1601 of Public Law 115-91, and subsequently to the newly-established United States Space Force pursuant to Subtitle D of Title IX of Public Law 116-92.

Document History

DODD 8420.02
November 25, 2020
DOD SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5144.02, this issuance: • Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for the planning,...
September 15, 2016
DoD Satellite Communications (SATCOM)
PURPOSE. Pursuant to the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5144.02 (Reference (a)), this instruction: a. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for the planning,...

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