NPFC - DOD D 3150.1
JOINT DOD-DOE NUCLEAR WEAPON LIFE-CYCLE ACTIVITIES
|Publication Date:||26 August 2002|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE. This Directive:
Reissues, updates and expands the scope of reference (a) to prescribe policies, responsibilities, and procedures for all joint Department of Defense (DoD)/Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear weapon life-cycle activities, consistent with the spirit of reference (b) and with refurbishment guidelines issued by the Nuclear Weapons Council (reference (c)).
Continues to authorize publication of reference (d).
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE. This Directive:
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 organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as "DoD Components").
Covers all joint DoD-DOE activities relating to the development, production, sustainment, and retirement of nuclear weapons. For the purpose of this Directive, the use of the term "sustainment" is strictly as defined in enclosure 2.
Covers routine nuclear weapon stockpile activities that are jointly conducted by DoD-DOE during the stockpile life of a nuclear weapon, but assigns responsibility for developing procedures for these activities to the Military Departments.
Provides guidance for tailoring DoD acquisition policy and procedures to the conduct of joint DoD-DOE nuclear weapon life-cycle activities.