1 defense Information SYSTEMS agency . P. 0. BOX 549. FORT MEADE, MARYLAND 20755-0549. DISA CIRCULAR 310_70_l* APR 1 ZOIZ. METHODS AND PROCEDURES . Global Information Grid (GIG) technical Control 1. Purpose. This Circular prescribes policy and provides PROCEDURES for Global Information Grid (GIG) technical control. 2. Applicability. This Circular applies to the defense Information Systems agency (DISA), military departm ents (MILDEP5), other activities of the Department of Defens e (DOD). or governmental agencies, and contractors responsible for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the GIG.
2 3. Authority. This Circular is published in accordance with the authority contained in DoD Directive , defense Information Systems agency (DISA), 25 July 2006. 4. References. DISA Circular (DISAC) 310-55-1, Status Reporting, 21 January 2000. DISAC 310-70-57, defense Information system Network (DISN) Quality Assurance (QA) Program, 20 May 2009. DISAC 310-55-9, Base Level Support for the defense Information system Network (DISN), 5 November 1999. DISAC 300-175-9, Global Information Grid (GIG). Operating-Maintenance Electrical Performance Standards, 8 June 1998.
3 DISAC 310-130-2, Management Thresholds and Performance Objectives, 21 April 2000. DISAC 310-130-1, Submission of Telecommunications Servic e Requests, 4 April 2000. DISAC 310-130-4, defense User's Guide to the Telecommu nications Service Priority (TSP) system , 8 September 1997. Supplement 1 to DISAC 310-70-1, DII technical Control Test Descriptions, 8 May 1998. DISAC 310-65-1, Circuit and Trunk File Data Elements and Codes Manual of the Global Information Grid (GIG), 25 April 2002. DISAC 3l0-D70-30, Global Information Grid (GIG) National Gateway Center (NGC) and Subscriber operations, 21 April 2001.
4 DISA- defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) Circular 350-135-1, defense Commercial Communications Acquisition PROCEDURES , 12 February 1996. https : //www. ditco. disa mil/corporatelibrary/.. 5. Definitions and Glossary of Terms. Definitions and a glossary of terms follow the table of contents. 6. Policy. This Circular is the governing directive for exercising transmission control of GIG links, trunks, and circuits by the GIG Facility Control Offices (FCO5), technical Control Facilities (TCF5), and Patch and Test Facilities (PTFs).
5 Operating at levels 3, 4, and 5 in the defense Information Systems agency (DISA) system control hierarchy. 7. Relationship to Other Publications. The PROCEDURES contained in this Circular are to be used in conjunction with all Service publications or other directives regarding control of GIG transmission facilities, links, trunks, and circuits. technical control personnel must be familiar with related Allied Communications Publications (ACP5) and other DISA Circulars and MILDEP regulations, technical manuals, and technical orders that contain detailed and specific Information necessary for effective and efficient operations of GIG facilities.
6 8. Supplemental PROCEDURES . Any supplemental PROCEDURES to this Circular must be submitted to DISA, ATTN: Principal Director for Operations (GO), Box 549, Fort Meade, MD. 22705-0549, for approval prior to publication. 9. Procedural Changes. All DISA activities, MILDEPs, and O&M elements are invited to submit recommended changes to this Circular. The recommendations are to be forwarded through the appropriate DISA Theater Network Operations Center (TNC) to DISA, ATTN: Principal Director for Operations (GO), Box 549, Fort Meade, MD 20755-0549, with an Information copy to the appropriate O&M headquarters.
7 FOR THE DIRECTOR: LORI L. RAMIREZ. Chief of Staff (Acting). SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGES. This revision redefines reporting hierarchy and roles and responsibilities of the Facility Control Offices (FCOs). A training plan was added in chapter 2. The aspects of Transmission Monitoring Control (TPJI4 CON) and Digital Patch and Access system (DPAS) were deleted with the removal of chapter 3. The aspect of authorized service interruptions (ASI5) was deleted with the removal of chapter 7. *This Circular cancels DISAC 310-70-1, 25 June 1998.
8 OPR: GO53. DISTRIBUTION: W. Return to: Top of Basic Circular Continue to: Top of Table of Contents DISA Publication Listing DISA Home Page DISA - Last revision: 21 March 2012. CONTENTS. BASIC CIRCULAR. 1. Purpose 2. Applicability 3. Authority 4. References 5. Definitions and Glossary of Terms 6. Policy 7. Relationship to Other Publications 8. Supplemental PROCEDURES 9. Procedural Changes Cl. CHAPTER 1. defense Information SYSTEMS agency (DISA). Authority and Mission Global Information Grid (GIG). defense Information system Network (DISN).
9 GIG Reporting Hierarchy Reporting Responsibilities Operating Messages Orderwires C2. CHAPTER 2. GIG CONTROL FACILITIES AND PERSONNEL. General Configuration Concept and Criteria Functions and Duties of a Facility Control Office (FCO). Functions and Duties of a GIG technical Control Facility (TCF). Functions and Duties of a GIG Patch and Test Facility (pTF). Additional Functions and Duties of TCF or PTF5. Operational Control of Maintenance Support technical Controller Skills and Knowledge Facility Qualification Training Familiarization and Coordination Visits Duties of GIG Users C3.
10 Omitted C4. CHAPTER 4. GIG TRANSMISSION NETWORKS. General Bulk Encryption CS. CHAPTER 5. CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS. General Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP). Minimum Essential Circuit List (MECL). On-call Service Tactical Circuits C6. CHAPTER 6. QUALITY CONTROL. General In-Service Performance Monitoring Out-of-Service Testing Trend Analysis Test Tone Power Levels Excessive Signal Levels Test and Acceptance (T&A) Testing Equipment Test and Acceptance Test Waivers C7. Omitted 08. CHAPTER 8. SERVICE PROVISIONING.