This document is referenced in the 1996 Joint Inspection of the National Reconnaissance Office, Inspection Report No. 96-014, 23 July 1996.
On April 27, 2018, The Black Vault filed a Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) request to have it reviewed for possible release. On July 20, 2021, the NRO released the document, in full.
According to the record:
“This document is a chronological listing of the more important events in the evolution of the management of the National Reconnaissance Program, to include the internal structure of the National Reconnaissance Office as well as changes in the external environment which have affected the management of the program. It is not a complete compilation of every action on all issues, and additional material may be found in the file references and in the Management volume of the History of the NRO prepared by Robert Perry . The purpose of this chronology is to provide an overview and to permit ready recall of pertinent events and their timing.”
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