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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
   
This [[Executive Order]] re-chartered the [[National Communications System]] ([[NCS]]) as those [[telecommunication]] assets owned or leased by the Federal government that can meet U.S. [[national security and emergency preparedness]] ([[NS/EP]]) needs. It assigned [[National Security and Emergency Preparedness]] [[telecommunications]] functions, including wartime and non-wartime emergency functions, to the [[National Security Council]], [[OSTP]], [[Homeland Security Council]], [[OMB]], and other federal agencies.
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In 1984, this [[Executive Order]] re-chartered the [[National Communications System]] ([[NCS]]) as those [[telecommunication]] assets owned or leased by the Federal government that can meet U.S. [[national security and emergency preparedness]] ([[NS/EP]]) needs. It assigned [[National Security and Emergency Preparedness]] [[telecommunications]] functions, including wartime and non-wartime emergency functions, to the [[National Security Council]], [[OSTP]], [[Homeland Security Council]], [[OMB]], and other federal agencies.
   
 
This [[Executive Order]] sought to ensure that the Federal Government has [[telecommunications]] services that will function under all conditions, including emergency situations. It directed the [[NCS]] to assist the President, the [[National Security Council]], the [[Homeland Security Council]], the Director of [[OSTP]], and the Director of the [[OMB]] in: (1) exercising the [[telecommunications]] functions and responsibilities set forth in the Executive Order; and (2) coordinating the planning for and provision of [[NS/EP]] [[communications]] for the Federal Government under all circumstances, including a crisis or emergency, an [[attack]], [[recovery]], and [[reconstitution]].
 
This [[Executive Order]] sought to ensure that the Federal Government has [[telecommunications]] services that will function under all conditions, including emergency situations. It directed the [[NCS]] to assist the President, the [[National Security Council]], the [[Homeland Security Council]], the Director of [[OSTP]], and the Director of the [[OMB]] in: (1) exercising the [[telecommunications]] functions and responsibilities set forth in the Executive Order; and (2) coordinating the planning for and provision of [[NS/EP]] [[communications]] for the Federal Government under all circumstances, including a crisis or emergency, an [[attack]], [[recovery]], and [[reconstitution]].

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