NAVY - SECNAV 5400.15D
(ASN (RD&A)) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ACQUISITION, ASSOCIATED LIFE-CYCLE MANAGEMENT, AND SUSTAINMENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITY
|Publication Date:||19 January 2021|
In accordance with references (a) through (v), this instruction is designed to document and describe the duties and responsibilities of, and relationships among, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) and the Program Executive Officers (PEOs) and Direct Reporting Program Managers (DRPMs), the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), the Commanders of the Systems Commands (SYSCOMs), and the Chief of Naval Research (CNR) for research and development, acquisition, and associated life-cycle management and sustainment. This guidance also emphasizes the necessity for careful management and close oversight by these Department of the Navy (DON) leaders to properly account for resources and to deliver quality products. This instruction has been widely revised and should be read in its entirety.