AIR FORCE FOREIGN DISCLOSURE AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||2 June 2015|
Military information is a national security asset which is conserved and protected and which may be shared with foreign representatives only when there is a clearly defined advantage to the United States. It is United States policy to avoid creating false impressions of its readiness to make defense articles, technologies, services or information available. Therefore, Air Force personnel must ensure compliance with this Air Force Instruction (AFI) as part of the initial planning for international activities. (T-1). Only designated foreign disclosure officers (FDOs) may approve the disclosure of classified and controlled unclassified information to foreign representatives. This instruction documents requirements of the United States Air Force Foreign Disclosure and Technology Transfer Program; its applicability to Air Force organizations and activities; responsibilities of Major Command (MAJCOM), Direct Reporting Unit (DRU) and Field Operating Agency (FOA) Commanders; responsibilities of Foreign Disclosure Officers at all command levels; and guidance for authorizing the disclosure of Classified Military Information (CMI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) to foreign representatives. (See explanation of terms CMI and CUI.) This AFI also provides guidance for authorizing disclosures of information that is not CMI or CUI and for approving foreign national visits to bases and facilities.