DoD Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Training and Certification
|Publication Date:||13 August 2015|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5143.01 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 3305.16 (Reference (b)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for the conduct of DoD MASINT training and certification of DoD personnel, in accordance with DoDI 5105.58, DoDI 3115.11, and DoDD 1322.18 (References (c), (d), and (e)).
b. Assigns the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), as the DoD MASINT training and certification functional manager, as a subset of responsibilities in Reference (c) as the DoD MASINT Manager.
c. Authorizes the establishment of DoD MASINT training and certification governance bodies comprised of the representatives of the DoD Components. These bodies report through the Director, DIA, to the DoD Intelligence Training and Education Board in accordance with Reference (d).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").