(U) Decision Memorandum on Department of Defense Reform Initiative Directive (DRID) #11-Reorganization of DoD Space Management Responsibilities established the National Security Space Architect (NSSA) position on 31 July 1998. The NSSA organization which is a combined DoD and Intelligence Community staff subsumes the existing infrastucture of the Office of the DoD Space Architect.
(U) The NSSA develops, coordinates, and integrates mid- and long-term space architectures across the range of DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) mission areas. The NSSA also has responsibilty to:
-- Integrate requirements into future space system architectures to include the space, ground, and communication link segments, as well as user interfaces and equipment.
-- Develops transition strategies for future space architectures and support future DoD and IC overarching missions and activities.
-- Maintains, disseminates, and further develops as necessary the National Security Space Master Plan (NSSMP).
-- Manage core capabilities and facilities for the Office of the NSSA (ONSSA) activities.
-- Advise the ASC (C3I), DDCI/CM, and their staffs of appropriate inputs to budget and other guidance documents.
-- Responsible for the functions previously performed by the Office of the DoD Space Architect.
(U) Provides strategies, architectures, and advice to support DoD and IC space policy and needs.
|DoD Space Architect (See NSSA)||DoD Space Architect|
|DUSD(Space)||Deputy Under-Secretary of Defense (DUSD) for Space|
|Space Support Agencies||Space Support Agencies|
|GENERAL SUPPORT||GENERAL SUPPORT|
(U) Lt Col (s) Mike Ulisse, NSSA, Open Phone: (571)432-1405.
(U) National Security Space Road Map Team, NSSA, Open Phone: (703) 808-6040, DSN 898-6040.
(U) 29 July 1998
(U) Road Map Production Date: 23 June 2001