DODD 5105.23(D) CE-01
National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
|Publication Date:||29 October 2015|
a. Pursuant to the authorities vested in the Secretary of Defense by title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.); title 50, U.S.C.; and Executive Order (E.O.) 12333 (References (a) through (c)), and pursuant to the Secretary of Defense-Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) of September 21, 2010 and DoD Directive (DoDD) 5143.01 (References (d) and (e)), this Directive reissues DoDD 5105.23 (Reference (f)) to update the mission, organization and management, responsibilities and functions, relationships, authorities, and administration of the NRO. This Directive shall be interpreted consistent with law, policy, and directive, including, as applicable, those related to the DNI and existing parent element agreements. This Directive addresses the roles and responsibilities of the NRO within the DoD and acknowledges interdependencies with parent elements, other government agencies (OGAs), and the DNI, as appropriate.
b. Incorporates and cancels Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference(g)).
This Directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments, 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 (IG DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").