The Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) was established from the Mapping Charting and Geodesy Division, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), by DoD Directive 5105.40 of January 1 1972, pursuant to a Presidential directive (press release), November 5, 1971, under authority of the National Security Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 495), July 26, 1947, as amended, initiating the consolidation of mapping functions previously dispersed among the military services. Consolidation effected, and DMA became operational, effective July 1, 1972, pursuant to General Order 3, DMA, on June 16, 1972, which formally transferred specified DOD components to DMA.
DMA was terminated and its functions were transferred to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency by Pub. L. 104-201 (Sept. 23, 1996) In 2003, NIMA was redesignated as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
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The Defense Mapping Agency is deleting three and amending five systems of records notices in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. In addition, DMA is updating all addresses in their notices to coincide with changes in the address directory provided below.
The Defense Mapping Agency is amending a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
The Defense Mapping Agency is proposing to amend its Privacy Act Regulation by removing three exemption rules, updating request for information procedures, and the list of organizational addresses.
The Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) is proposing use of a clause to be included in all DMA contracts awarded for Federal Information Processing Resources (FIPR). The clause would specify rights and duties of the contractor and DMA in the event of malicious code contamination of supplies provided under a contract.