Citation Edit

Government Accountability Office, Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications: Review of DOD's Current Modernization Efforts (GAO-14-414R) (Mar. 18, 2014) (full-text).

Overview Edit

The GAO provided an in-depth, classified briefing to the Senate Armed Services Committee's staff on the results of this review in January 2014. The GAO briefed on the status of several on-going nuclear command, control, and communications (NC3) modernization efforts within the Department of Defense (DOD), including progress made and remaining challenges to completing those efforts.

The GAO also reported on DOD's efforts to plan and develop the National Leadership Command Capability, a large initiative to integrate nuclear, senior leader, and continuity of government command, control, and communications capabilities and systems.

Further details remain classified.