Strategic and Tactical Systems (S&TS)

Treaty Compliance & Homeland Defense (TC&HD)

Treaty Compliance

  • Leads oversight of acquisition programs and other activities to ensure implementation and compliance with arms control treaties and agreements in accordance with DoD Directive 2060.1
  • Major Treaties and Agreements: New START Treaty; Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty; Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty; Open Skies Treaty; Vienna Document 99; United Nations Register of Conventional Arms
  • Oversees Service/Agency planning, programming and budgeting to ensure cost-effective implementation of treaty obligations
  • Represents the USD(AT&L) at relevant treaty negotiations/interagency fora affecting acquisition programs and provides advice on impacts or proposals on U.S. systems and facilities
  • Chairs special committees that address issues pertaining to treaty-related activities and homeland defense activities
  • Chairs the DoD Compliance Review Groups
  • Chairs the DoD Implementation Working Groups

AT&L Homeland Defense Coordinator

  • Serves as USD(AT&L) lead to identify, track, and coordinate defense acquisition, technology and analytical efforts that are relevant to homeland defense and defense support to civil authorities
  • Serves as executive secretary for the Department of Defense—Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Capability Development Working Group
  • Chairs the DoD-DHS Senior Steering Group
  • Explores capability development topics of mutual interest and decides on implementation paths. Forms and co-leads topic-specific working groups as necessary.
  • Ensures the best use of resources, avoids duplication of effort and promotes further cooperation between the two departments
  • Supports and informs policy, planning and decision-making
  • Chairs the DoD Homeland Defense Integrated Process Team
  • Facilitates communication and Integration with Homeland Defense (HD) Policy and the warfighter
  • Improves information flow with all AT&L offices and Defense agencies with HD equities