|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. This directive:
a. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for AT protection of critical program information (CPI) in accordance with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02 (Reference (a)) and DoDI 5200.39 (Reference (b)).
b. Designates the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) as the Principal Staff Assistant (PSA) responsible for oversight of the DoD AT program and policy, in accordance with the DoD Directive (DoDD) 5101.1 (Reference (c)).
c. Designates the Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF) as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for AT in accordance with Reference (c).
d. Incorporates and cancels USD(AT&L) memorandums (References (d) and (e)).
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, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").
b. All DoD activities, research, development, test, and evaluation programs, urgent operational needs programs, international cooperative programs, foreign military sales, direct commercial sales, excess defense article transfers, and any other exports in which CPI is resident within the end item.