Department of the Army Regulation 70-45

Research, Development, and Acquisition

Scientific and Technical Information Program

1 January 1984

Effective date: 1 February 1984


PIN: 000004457

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History: This publication has been reorganized to make it compatible with the Army electronic publishing database. No content has been changed.

Summary: This regulation, which establishes the Department of the Army Scientific and Technical Information Program, has been revised. It implements DOD Directive 3200.12 , which is included as appendix A . It also implements pertinent provisions of Public Law 94-282 (sec 6602, title 42, United States Code ( 42 USC 6602 )), included as appendix B , and Public Law 96-480 (sec 3710, title 15, United States Code ( 15 USC 3710 )), included as appendix C ; these provisions govern handling and utilization of results derived from scientific research, development research, development, and manufacturing technology. This revision updates responsibilities, policies, and objectives for the Army's Scientific and Technical Information Program and retains the US Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command as executive agent.

Applicability: ††a. This regulation applies to all Active Army organizations, including the civil works elements of the Corps of Engineers, that do the following:
†††††1. Direct, administer, perform, and support research, development, manufacturing, test, and evaluation programs; these programs include documentation resulting from independent research and development efforts.
†††††2. Originate, collect, store, issue, and lend documented resources of scientific and technical information; examples are technical libraries, medical research libraries, technical information centers, and technical information analysis centers in support of research, development, test, and evaluation programs.
†††b. This regulation does not apply to the following:
†††††(1) The Army National Guard and US Army Reserve.
†††††(2) Communication and display of information relating to the following:
†††††††(a)Command and control of operation and operational forces.
†††††††(b)Scientific and technical intelligence programs.
†††††††(c)Technical data management programs.

Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent agency for this regulation is the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development, and Acquisition.

Army Management Control Process: This regulation does not contain information that affects the New Manning System.

Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation is prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from HQDA (DAMA-ARR), WASH DC 20310.

Interim Changes: Interim changes to this regulation are not official unless they are authenticated by The Adjutant General. Users will destroy interim changes on their expiration dates unless sooner superseded or rescinded.

Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) through Headquarters, US Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command (ATTN: DRCLD), Alexandria, VA 22333; to HQDA(DAMA-ARR), WASH DC 20310.

Distribution: Active Army: To be distributed in accordance with DA Form 12-9A requirements for AR, Research and DevelopmentóD.
ARNG and USAR óNone

This regulation supersedes AR 70-45, 1 2 October 1973.

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