AIR FORCE - AFI 13-520
AIRCRAFT AND ICBM NUCLEAR OPERATIONS
|Publication Date:||22 August 2018|
This Air Force Instruction provides implementation guidance and establishes responsibilities to safely, securely, and effectively conduct aircraft and ICBM nuclear operations. In carrying out aircraft and ICBM nuclear operations, the Air Force:
Promotes a culture of accountability, self-assessment, and uncompromising performance.
Organizes, trains, and equips bomber, fighter, reconnaissance, mobility, air refueling, Air Force Nuclear Command and Control (NC2), and ICBM forces for nuclear combat operations to support Combatant Command missions and requirements, including exercise participation in accordance with the Department of Defense (DoD) Exercise Program.
Conforms to Combatant Command unique organizational structures when under functional command to facilitate alert posture and centralized NC2.