Physical Security Equipment (PSE) Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E)
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) as a DoD Instruction in accordance with the guidance in Reference (b) and the authority of Reference (c). Updates policies and assigns responsibilities for the RDT&E, Advanced Component Development and Prototypes (ACD&P) and System Development and Demonstration (SDD) of PSE in the Department of Defense according to Reference (d), DoD Instruction 5000.2, DoD Directive (DoDD) O-5210.41, DoDD 5143.01, Part 12 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and Deputy Secretary of Defense guidance of July 19, 2004, and October 10, 2005 (References (e) through (j)).
Consolidates the PSE RDT&E Program with the nuclear weapon PSE RDT&E (ACD&P/SDD) Program established by Reference (j) under the direction of the Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters (DATSD(NM)), under the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs (ATSD(NCB)).
Provides a programmatic framework to accomplish DoD policy objectives, focus resources, reduce PSE RDT&E duplication, and harmonize the Military Services' requirements for PSE RDT&E (ACD&P/SDD) for nuclear weapons and conventional physical security according to Reference (f) and DoD 5200.8-R (Reference (k)).
Reestablishes the activities of the DoD Physical Security Equipment Action Group (PSEAG) as previously authorized by Reference (a).
Cancels References (i) and (j).
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The term "Military Services" as used herein refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps.