Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"The DATSD(NM) oversees and develops the plans for nuclear weapons safety, security, and survivability, as well as the survivability of material and systems relative to nuclear effects. The ODATSD(NM) has responsibilities in each of the following functional areas: Nuclear Weapons Council (NWC) and Committee of Principals (CoP) support, Stockpile and Transformation, Nuclear Surety, Nuclear Survivability and Weapons of Mass Destruction, International Programs, Nuclear Matters Staff Support, and maintaining nuclear expertise. In addition, the ODATSD(NM) also fulfills other general nuclear responsibilities such as developing Congressional testimony, advising on arms control and treaty issues, participating in budgeting and planning activities.
Since 1995, the DATSD(NM) has been delegated direct supervisory responsibility for the NWC staff. The Deputy for Nuclear Matters serves as the advisor and focal point for physical security equipment issues on nuclear weapons security and for processing nuclear weapons system safety rules packages. The DATSD(NM) also serves as the OSD principal point of contact for nuclear weapons with other DoD Components, the NNSA, the State Department, the NWC, and other government agencies."
"NM Functions," ODATSD NM website (accessed May 19, 2009)
"To provide a safe, secure and credible nuclear deterrent capability."
"Our Mission," ODATSD NM website (accessed May 19, 2009)
US government agency
Not membership based
A. Thomas Hopkins, PhD, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs
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Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistic
Department of Defense (DoD)
US Department of State
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Nuclear Weapons Council (NWC)
US Air Force
National Guard Bureau
US Nuclear Command and Control Systems Support Staff