a. Director, J-2, Joint Staff, and Director, DIA. DIA/J2 will review and comment on all JCIDS documents, designated as JROC Interest, Joint Impact, or Joint Integration for intelligence suitability, sufficiency and supportability.
DIA will also perform a threat validation and intelligence certification.
J-2 will also review and assess intelligence requirements, deficiencies and
solutions documented in the C41 support plans in accordance with reference h.
b. Director, J-3, Joint Staff. J-3 is the office of primary responsibility for the Global
Command and Control System (GCCS) and common operational picture (COP) in
accordance with reference m . J-3 will review all GCCS functional capabilities identified in CDD, CPD and CRD. J-3 will review and comment on all JCIDS documents designated as JROC Interest, Joint Impact or Joint Integration for operational suitability, sufficiency and supportability to the warfighter.
c. Director, J-4, Joint Staff. J-4 will perform munitions insensitivity certifications and will process insensitive munitions waiver requests as required.
d. Director, J-6, Joint Staff.
(1) J-6 will perform NSS and ITS interoperability
and supportability certifications on all CDDs, CPDs and CRDs, designated
as JROC Interest, Joint Impact or Joint Integration in accordance with references h, i and j .
(2) J-6 will ensure that CDDs and CPDs include "embedded instrumentation" in system tradeoff studies and design analyses.
e. Director, J-7, Joint Staff. As the Executive Agent for Joint Vision Implementation, J-7 will
use reference f , to review recommendations resulting from joint experimentation that will affect joint DOTMLPF. Recommendations indicating potential materiel solutions will be forwarded to the appropriate FCB for review.
f. Director, J-8, Joint Staff. Director, J-8, is the appointed JROC Secretary whose staff makes
up the JROC Secretariat. Specific J-8 responsibilities are outlined in reference k . Other responsibilities within the Directorate include:
(1) The DDJWCA will serve as the "Gatekeeper" of the JCIDS process. DDJWCA, with the assistance of DJ-6, DJ-7, the Joint Staff JWCA leads and US Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM), will assign a JPD and evaluate all JCIDS documents. The Gatekeeper will make the initial determination on the following:
(a) JPD assignment and who has validation and/or approval
(b) The lead and supporting FCBs.
(c) The lead and supporting JWCAs.
(d) Assigned J-8 Requirements and Acquisition Division lead.
(e) Ensure DOTMLPF change requests are addressed in accordance with
(2) At least annually, DDJWCA will review current DQTMLPF warfighting capabilities proposals for cross-functional area prioritization with the assistance of the JWCA teams.
(3) Periodically, DDJWCA will present a listing of JCIDS proposals and their assigned JPD to the JROC for approval.
(4) Coordination with the MRB for those capabilities with a parallel development path between the defense and national intelligence communities.