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

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

DATES:

November 17, 2008 (0830-1645) and November 18, 2008 (0830-1630).

ADDRESSES:

U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff, 5210 Leesburg Pike, Skyline 3, Suite 500, Falls Church, VA 22041, November 17 and NSA Headquarters, Ft. Meade, MD, November 18.

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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 personnel expertise, Electro-magnetic pulse protection requirements and plans, weapon system safeguards, cyber threats, NSA NCCS communications studies, cryptographic modernization plans and foreign command and control capabilities.

Agenda

TimeTopicPresenter
Nov 17, 2008—Pentagon Conference Center
8:30 amAdministrative RemarksCAPT Budney.
8:45 amDSB Study: Nuclear Weapons Personnel ExpertiseADM (ret) Chiles.
9:30 amDSB Study: EMPDr. Miriam Johns/Dr. Joe Braddock.
10:15 amBreak
10:30 amEMP Commission ReportDr. Bill Graham.
11:15 amDoD EMP RoadmapATSD(NCB)/NM.
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmWeapon System-level Safeguards—AircraftACC.
1:30 pmWeapon System-level Safeguards—ICBMsAFSPC.
2:00 pmWeapon System-level Safeguards—SubmarinesSSP.
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pmFuture NCCS Communications InitiativesOASD (NII)/CIO.
3:15 pmOffense-Defense IntegrationJFCC-IMD.
3:45 pmSSBN Security ProgramCOMSUBFOR.
4:15 pmContinuing Evaluation Programs (CEP)JHU/APL.
4:45 pmAdjourn
Nov 18, 2008—Ft Meade (NSA)
8:30 amAdministrative RemarksCAPT Budney, USN (NSS).
8:45 amCyber Threats to National Security SystemsNSA/NTOC.
9:30 amNational Threat Operations Center (NTOC)NSA.
10:30 amBreak
10:45 amNSA NC2 Studies (PDM III/PDM II)Ken Kurz, NSA.
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmCOMSEC Production Facility TourNSA.
2:00 pmCrypto Modernization PlanNSA.
3:00 pmForeign Nuclear Power NC2 SystemsPOC: Wes Carr.
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3:45 pmExecutive Session
4:30 pmAdjourn

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 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 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).

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 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: October 22, 2008.

Patricia L. Toppings,

OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. E8-25985 Filed 10-30-08; 8:45 am]

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