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U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Comprehensive Review Advisory Committee; Closed Meeting

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AGENCY:

Department of Defense.

ACTION:

Notice of closed meeting.

SUMMARY:

Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. paragraph 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR paragraph 102-3.150, the Department of Defense announces a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Comprehensive Review Advisory Committee will take place.

DATES:

June 3, 2008 (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

ADDRESSES:

Room 4D447, Pentagon.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. William L. Jones, (703) 681-8681, U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff (NSS), Skyline 3, 5201 Leesburg Pike, Suite 500, Falls Church, Virginia 22041.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. paragraph 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR paragraph 102-3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that the meeting shall be closed to the Start Printed Page 24575public. The Director, U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff, in consultation with his General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the committee's meeting will be closed to the public because they will be concerned with classified information and matters covered by section 5 U.S.C. paragraph 552b(c)(1).

Purpose of the Meetings: The purpose of this meeting is to provide an introduction to National Nuclear Command and Control System policies, issues, trends, emerging issues, and threats.

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. Administrative Remarks, CAPT Budney, USN (NSS)

8:45 a.m. Welcome, Secretary of Defense Gates

9 a.m. Introductory Remarks, ADM Mies (FAC Chairman)

9:30 a.m. National NCCS Policy, Dr. John Weinstein (NSS)

10:30 a.m. NSC Perspective, RADM Tidd, NSC

11 a.m. NCCS Issues, Trends, and Emerging Issues, Dr. John Weinstein (NSS)

11:45 a.m. Overview of other NCCS-Related Studies, CAPT Rick Low, USN (NSS)

12:15 p.m. Lunch, TBD

1:15 p.m. Foreign and Domestic Threat to NCCS, (ODNI)

2 p.m. FAC Executive Session

2 p.m. Research Group Travel Brief, (Location TBD)

3 p.m. Working Group Chairs—Discuss Cross Cutting Issues

3 p.m. FAC tours NMCC, observe NIGHT BLUE Exercise

5 p.m. Adjourn.

Committee's Designated Federal Officer: Mr. William L. Jones, (703) 681-8681, U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff (NSS), Skyline 3, 5201 Leesburg Pike, Suite 500, Falls Church, Virginia 22041. William.jones@nss.pentagon.mil.

Pursuant to 41 CFR paragraphs 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements at any time to the Nuclear Command and Control System Federal Advisory Committee about its mission and functions. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Nuclear Command and Control System Federal Advisory Committee. He will ensure that written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Written statements may also be submitted in response to the stated agenda of planned committee meetings. Statements submitted in response to this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after that date may not be provided or considered by the Committee until its next meeting. All submissions provided before that date will be presented to the committee members before the meeting that is subject of this notice. Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer is listed above.

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Dated: April 29, 2008.

Patricia L. Toppings,

OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. E8-9817 Filed 5-2-08; 8:45 am]

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