NAVY - OPNAV 4770.5J
(N9I) INACTIVATION, RETIREMENT, AND DISPOSITION OF U.S. NAVAL VESSELS
|Publication Date:||4 September 2020|
Scope and Applicability
a. This instruction applies to all conventionally-power
b. This instruction also applies to the inactivation and disposal of nuclear-powered ships and submarines; ships and service craft with nuclear support spaces; and nuclear engineering and nuclear support facilities as governed by instructions implemented by the Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (COMNAVSEASYSCOM). This instruction does not supersede or change responsibilities and authorities of the Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, as outlined in Executive Order 12344, which is codified by section 7158 of Title 42, United States Code and section 2406 of Title 50, United States Code.