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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5240.2, "DoD Counterintelligence (CI)", 05/22/1997

SUMMARY: This Directive: 1. Reissues DoD Directive 5240.2, June 6, 1983, and implements Section 1.11 of Executive Order 12333, December 4, 1981 as it pertains to the assignment of CI responsibilities to the Secretary of Defense, and Section 1.12 of Executive Order 12333, December 4, 1981 as it pertains to the assignment of responsibilities to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Security Agency (NSA), the Military Departments, and offices referenced in that section. 2. Integrates DoD CI capabilities and coordination procedures into a national CI structure under the direction of the National Security Council (NSC) under Presidential Decision Directive/NSC-24, "U.S. Counterintelligence Effectiveness," May 3, 1994. 3. Establishes and maintains a comprehensive, integrated and coordinated CI effort within the Department of Defense, pursuant tot he responsibilities and authorities assigned to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (ASD(C3I)) in DoD Directive 5137.1, February 12, 1992. 4. Assigns responsibilities to the DoD Components for the direction, management, coordination, and control of CI activities conducted under the authority of Executive Order 12333, December 4, 1981; DoD Directive 5137.1, February 12, 1992; Title 10, United States Code, "Armed Forces" and this Directive. 5. Establishes the Defense Counterintelligence Board (DCIB).

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