NAVY - SECNAV 5710.23D
(ASN (RD&A)//SSP 21) IMPLEMENTATION OF, AND COMPLIANCE WITH, ARMS CONTROL AGREEMENTS
|Publication Date:||28 August 2018|
For purposes of this instruction, the term "activities" as described above includes, but is not limited to the development, procurement, and/or use of all DON "weapons and weapons systems," as defined by reference (c), as well as all DON research and development, tests, acquisitions, exercises, and operations.
Purpose. To fulfill responsibilities set forth in references (a) and (b), this instruction establishes Department of the Navy (DON) policies and procedures to ensure all DON activities are compliant with applicable arms control agreements, as well as applicable arms control procedures and guidance issued by the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)).
Applicability. This instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), and all U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps installations, commands, activities, field offices, and all other organizational entities within the DON.