Defense Continuity Plan Development
|Publication Date:||27 April 2011|
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, 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").
Reference (a) is a broad policy document that provides a framework to promote a coordinated effort and addresses multiple continuity disciplines and responsibilities. This Instruction focuses on DoD Component continuity plan development, which supports and complements DoD continuity planning efforts at higher levels.
This Instruction implements policy, assigns responsibility, and provides instructions for continuity plan development under the authority of Reference (a).