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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5101.2, "DoD Executive Agent for Space," 06/03/2003

SUMMARY:   Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense under 10 U.S.C. 113, and consistent with the policies in DoD Directive 3100.10, this Directive:  1. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities and authorities for the planning, programming, and acquisition of space systems within the Department of Defense (DoD).  2. Designates the Secretary of the Air Force as the DoD Executive Agent for Space in accordance with DoD Directive 5101.1.  3. Implements and supersedes paragraph 3.2. of Secretary of Defense Memorandum, "National Security Space Management and Organization," October 18, 2001, consistent with DoD Instruction 4000.19, and supersedes DoD Directive 5160.32.

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Change 1, 07/22/ 2003

OPR:  DA&M, 703-695-4281