The objective of this evaluation was to determine whether responsibilities and authorities for nuclear weapons, nuclear weapon systems and DoD nuclear command and control systems are effectively aligned within the office of the Secretary of Defense, the joint Staff, and ad hoc/statutory committees. Specifically, we examined decision-making processes, interdepartmental coordination, and any gaps, seams, and overlaps between offices and committees.
The Black Vault filed a FOIA request for this report on September 28, 2016, and it was not released until October 28, 2022. The redacted version is below:
Evaluation of DoD Nuclear Enterprise Governance (DODIG-2016-25) [62 Pages, 13MB]
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