NAVY - OPNAV 8027.6F
(N957) NAVAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL
|Publication Date:||7 December 2012|
This instruction uses reference (a) to expand the requirements for joint service EOD in reference (b), defines its application to Navy Service specific guidance, and delineates basic policies and responsibilities. This guidance applies to echelon 2 through echelon 6 commanders and covers EOD groups (EODGRU), EOD mobile units (EODMU), mobile diving salvage units (MDSU), EOD training and evaluation units (EODTEU), EOD expeditionary support units (EODESU), mobile diving and salvage (MDS) companies, EOD shore detachments, EOD mobile platoons (EOD MOB PLT), EOD mine countermeasures platoons (EOD MCM PLT), EOD naval special operations force platoons (EOD NAVSOF PLT), EOD special operations force platoons (EOD SOF PLT), EOD marine mammals systems platoons (EOD MMS PLT), EOD very shallow water dive platoon (EOD VSW dive PLT), EOD unmanned systems platoon, EOD fly-away recompression chamber platoon (EOD FARC PLT), EOD mobile communications platoon (MC PLT), EOD area search platoon (EOD AS PLT), EOD VSW combatant-craft platoon (EOD VSW combatant-craft PLT), EOD technical support detachment (EODTSD), combined explosives exploitation cell (CEXC), EOD foreign materials acquisition platoons (EOD FMA PLT), Naval EOD Fleet Liaison Unit (NAVEODFLTLAU), Naval EOD Technology Division (NAVEODTECHDIV), Center for EOD and Diving (CENEODDIVE), Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD), and Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC).
a. To issue consolidated policy and guidance governing the development, sustainment, deployment, and employment of the operational and technical explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) force within the U.S. Navy.
b. This policy has been rewritten in its entirety and it clarifies operational control (OPCON), administrative control (ADCON), service authorities, and supporting relationships for the EOD force; establishes support relationships with Navy shore activities; incorporates changes in joint and naval doctrine; and establishes readiness requirements in conjunction with current national strategy.