NAVY - OPNAV 9070.1A
(N9) SURVIVABILITY POLICY AND STANDARDS FOR SURFACE SHIPS AND CRAFT OF THE U. S . NAVY
|Publication Date:||13 September 2012|
Applicability and Scope . This instruction applies to all Navy surface ship classes and craft, hereinafter referred to as ships, and those procured by the Navy in support of Navy missions, and encompasses all aspects of survivability throughout all phases of the life-cycle.
Purpose . To establish policy and assign responsibility for conducting an assessment to determine a balance of survivability performance and risk and cost in surface ship, combat systems and equipment designs, overhauls, conversions, and modernizations within program objectives . Survivability over naval nuclear propulsion plant systems, equipment and facilities falls under the cognizance of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEASYSCOM) Deputy Commander, Nuclear Propulsion Directorate (SEA 08 ) . Executive Order 12344, statutorily prescribed by Public Law 98-525 (7158 note of title 42, United States Code), establishes the responsibilities and authorities of SEA 08 over all facilities and activities which comprise the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, a joint Department of Energy and Navy organization . These responsibilities and authorities include all technical and logistical matters related to naval nuclear responsibilities and propulsion . Accordingly, nothing in this instruction supersedes or changes those authorities, and SEA 08 shall be consulted concerning all matters related to naval nuclear propulsion.