The Naval Inspector General is
responsible for the inspection of Department of the Navy intelligence
components and for investigating or referring for investigation reports of
questionable activities by any Department of the Navy component.
In addition, the Naval Inspector
General inspects or directs the inspection of security, technology
protection, and counterintelligence activities at Navy and Marine Corps
Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) facilities. An
organizational entity is considered to be an “RDT&E facility” when it is
owned and operated by the Government and conducts activities devoted to
research, advanced technology development, demonstration/validation,
engineering and manufacturing development, systems or operational support,
testing and evaluation, or some combination thereof.