R 011445Z MAR 23
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC PPO PO//
SUBJ/EXTENSION OF MCBUL 5530 AND GUIDELINES FOR OVERSEAS COUNTER-SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (C-sUAS) ROUTING AND APPROVAL PACKAGE//
REF/A/DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MEMO 16-003/18 AUG 2016/CONTENTS ARE CLASSIFIED//
REF/B/ DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MEMO 17-00X/CONTENTS ARE CLASSIFIED//
REF/C/SECRETARY OF THE NAVY MEMO/2 JAN 2018//
REF/D/MARINE CORPS BULLETIN 5530/28 MAR 2018/CONTENTS ARE CLASSIFIED//
REF/E/Title 10, U.S. CODE SECTION 130i//
NARR/REFERENCE A IS THE DEPSECDEF POLICY MEMORANDUM “INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR COUNTERING UNMANNED AIRCRAFT”. REFERENCE B IS THE DEPSECDEF POLICY MEMORANDUM “SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE FOR COUNTERING UNMANNED AIRCRAFT (UA)”. REFERENCE C IS THE SECNAV MEMO “GUIDANCE FOR DEVELOPING COUNTERING UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS POLICY”. REFERENCE D IS THE MARINE CORPS BULLETIN “INTERIM POLICY FOR CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES (CONUS) COUNTER UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS OPERATIONS”. REFERENCE E IS TITLE 10, U.S. CODE, SECTION 130i, “PROTECTION OF CERTAIN FACILITIES AND ASSETS FROM UNMANNED AIRCRAFT.”//
POC/C. A. PIERCE/CIV/PP&O POP/CHARLES.A.PIERCE1@USMC.MIL/703-695-7202//
POC/S.D. MUNJOY/CTR/PP&O POP/STEVEN.MUNJOY.CTR@USMC.MIL/703-692-4234//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. In accordance with references (a) through (c), the Marine Corps is required to develop and promulgate policy regarding the deployment and operations of Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS) capabilities aboard Marine Corps installations in the United States (U.S.), including U.S. territories and possessions. This MARADMIN provides updated amplifying guidance for C-sUAS capabilities aboard Marine Corps installations.
2. Situation. Pending updates to Department of Defense (DoD) guidance, a Marine Corps Order will be developed to include information and guidance contained in this message.
A. This MARADMIN announces the extension of reference (d) until 22 Oct 2023.
B. This MARADMIN provides guidance, not reflected in reference (d), for the deployment and operational use of C-sUAS capabilities for Marine Corps installations outside of the United States .
3. Mission. All commands will follow guidance contained in reference (d) and this MARADMIN prior to the deployment of any C-sUAS capability aboard Marine Corps installations.
A. Marine Corps installation commanders in the U.S., to include U.S. territories and possessions, will comply with guidelines in reference (d) to request approval to deploy and operate a C-sUAS capability.
B. Marine Corps installation commanders located outside the U.S. are required to submit an Overseas C-sUAS Routing and Approval Package (OCRAP) via the appropriate installation regional command to the Commander, Marine Corps Installations Command (COMMCICOM) for routing of the OCRAP.
B.1. The OCRAP is required to address all subject matter in current U.S. based C-sUAS approval packages, however, the package will be titled as an Overseas C-sUAS Routing and Approval Package, as United States Code Title 10 Section 130i applies only to installations inside the U.S., U.S. territories, and possessions.
B.2. COMMCICOM will coordinate with the cognizant Marine Forces (MARFOR) component to request Geographic Combatant Commander (GCC) approval for deployment of a C-sUAS capability.
B.3. Upon approval of the OCRAP by the relevant GCC, the cognizant MARFOR is responsible to provide a copy of the complete approval package to the COMMCICOM and Deputy Commandant, Plans, Policies and Operations (DC PP&O).
C. The subject of reference (d) is hereby amended to read: “Interim Policy for Continental United States (CONUS) Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations.”
5. Administration and Logistics.
A. This MARADMIN is applicable to the Total Force.
B. Questions may be directed to the Message POCS.
6. Command and Control. Release authorized by Major General R. B. Turner, Jr, Director, Operations Division, Plans, Policies and Operations.//