NAVY - SECNAV 5200.38A
(N6M) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY MODELING AND SIMULATION MANAGEMENT
|Publication Date:||28 February 2002|
This instruction applies to:
a. Organizations. All organizations within the Department of Navy involved with modeling and simulation activities with the exception of the Naval Sea Systems Command Nuclear Propulsion Directorate (SEA-08). However, the principles of this instruction and references (a), (b), and (c) are considered to be valid for those M&S activities so exempted.
b. Models and Simulations. All models and simulations used or developed by the DON activities after the effective date of this instruction. Models include any physical, mathematical, or otherwise logical representation of a system, entity, phenomenon or process. Simulations include a method of implementing a model over time. Models and simulations are both described in reference (a).
c. Exceptions. Request for exceptions to DON M&S management policies will be submitted through the appropriate chain of command. Exceptions will be recommended by the respective service M&S Executive Agent (EA) and approved for the DON as described later in this instruction.
Purpose. a. To comply with the requirements and implement the provisions addressed in reference (a).
b. To provide guidance for the management of Department of Navy Modeling and Simulation (DON M&S).
c. To publish the Department of Navy (DON) vision for modeling and simulation and associated objectives.
d. To define the organizational structure for management of DON M&S.
e. To assign responsibilities and prescribe policy and guidance.
f. This instruction has been substantially revised and should be reviewed in its entirety.