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

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AGENCY:

Department of Defense.

ACTION:

Closed Meeting Notice.

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 the following Federal Advisory Committee meetings of the U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Comprehensive Review Advisory Committee.

DATES:

August 4, 2008 (8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.), August 5, 2008 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) and August 6, 2008 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).

ADDRESSES:

August 4: White House; August 5 and 6: Pentagon Conference Center M3.

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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:

Purposes of the Meetings: To provide an overview of Nuclear Command and Control System personnel security and crisis management requirements, nuclear weapons inspection processes, physical security threat assessments and performance measures, and security and vulnerability modeling and assessment tools. Start Printed Page 42785

Agenda

TimeTopicPresenter
August 4, 2008
8:30 a.m.Administrative RemarksCAPT Budney, USN (NSS).
9 a.m.Personnel Reliability Program (PRP)DoD.
9:30 a.m.Human Reliability Program (HRP)NNSA.
10 a.m.Human Reliability ProgramNSA.
10:30 a.m.Yankee WhiteWHMO.
10:45 a.m.Break
11 a.m.Nuclear Personnel Expertise issuesADM (Ret) Chiles.
11:30 a.m.Lunch
12:30 p.m.Crisis Management System (CMS)WHSR or DISA.
1:30 p.m.Tour PEOC, WHSR (include capability briefings)PEOC & WHSR.
3:30 p.m.Adjourn.
August 5, 2008
8:30 a.m.Administrative RemarksCAPT Budney, USN (NSS).
8:45 a.m.NUWEX ProgramOATSD(NCB)/NM.
9:15 a.m.DOE Inspection Oversight Processes and ResultsNNSA.
9:45 a.m.Air Force Operational Readiness and Technical Inspection Programs (processes, frequencies, issues)SAF/IG.
10:15 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m.Navy Operational and Technical Inspection Programs (processes, frequencies, results/trends, issues)Navy Staff, ComSubFor.
11 a.m.DoD Nuclear Weapons Technical Inspections (processes, frequencies, results/trends, issues)DTRA.
11:30 a.m.Lunch
12:30 p.m.Postulated/Design Basis ThreatDOE.
1 p.m.Nuclear Security Threat Capabilities AssessmentOATSD(NCB)/NM.
1:30 p.m.Common Nuclear Threat CharacterizationODNI.
2 p.m.MIGHTY GUARDIAN Series (include MG results and corrective actions, Grand Forks Engineering Study)AFSPC.
2:30 p.m.Break
2:45 p.m.Matrix BriefingMr. Brad Mickelsen.
3:30 p.m.Exec Session
4:30 p.m.Adjourn.
August 6, 2008
8:30 a.m.Administrative RemarksCAPT Budney USN (NSS).
8:45 a.m.Security Models (JCATS, DANTE)SNL Rep.
9:30 a.m.Red Team BriefDTRA/SRF.
10 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m.Balanced Survivability Assessment BriefDTRA/SRF.
11 a.m.DOE Security Roadmap, Modeling and Risk AssessmentNNSA.
11:45 a.m.LunchTBD.
12:30 p.m.Office of Secure TransportNNSA.
1 p.m.DoD Security Roadmap, Modeling and Risk AssessmentATSD(NCB)/NM.
13 p.m.AF Action Plan/Security RoadmapA3Sxx/A7xx.
2:30 p.m.Navy Action Plan/Security RoadmapSSPO.
2:45 p.m.Break
3 p.m.Recapture/Recovery (requirements, responsibilities, capabilities, exercises)ATSD(NCB)/NM NNSA.
FBI.
DHS.
DOS.
4:30 p.m.Adjourn.

Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. paragraph 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR paragraph 102-3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that these meetings shall be closed to the public. 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 meetings 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).

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. Start Printed Page 42786

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 Official 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: July 15, 2008.

Patricia L. Toppings,

OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. E8-16907 Filed 7-22-08; 8:45 am]

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