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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5030.19, "DoD Responsibilities on Federal Aviation and National Airspace System Matters", 06/15/1997

SUMMARY: This Directive: 1. Reissues DoD Directive 5030.19, June 22, 1989 to update policy and responsibilities for peacetime and wartime relationships between the Department of Defense, the Department of Transportation (DoT), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and other Government Agencies (including the Department of State for Interagency Group on International Aviation (IGIA), matters) for areas specified in subsection 1.2.  2. Outline the DoD organizational structure for interface with the DoT,FAA, and other agencies on air traffic control and airspace management, National Airspace System (NAS) matters, and joint system acquisitions.  3. Provides DoD policy and planning guidance for comprehensive airspace planning between the Department of defense, the DoT, the FAA, other Government Agencies, State governments, and civil communities.  4. Designates the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, control, Communications, and Intelligence (ASD(C3I)), acting for the Secretary of Defense, to provide policy and oversight of DoD interface with the FAA on all NAS matters.  5. Establishes the DoD Policy Board on Federal Aviation (PBFA) and designates ASD(C3I) as the Chair.  6. Establishes and assigns responsibilities for a DoD NAS Requirements Office (NASRO).  7. Assigns responsibility to the ASD(C3I) as the Chair of the Overarching Integrated Process Team (IPT) under the Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) for providing acquisition guidance related to all NAS acquisition activities.  8. Provides policy and guidelines for the use of military facilities affecting the use of airspace.  9. Is not intended to restrict the Military Departments' authority or responsibilities under 10 U.S.C. Policies, procedures, instructions and responsibilities for the secure control of civil and military navigational aids, under emergency conditions, are contained in DoD instruction 5030.56 which implements E.O. 11161.

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