NATO - ACODP-1
NATO Manual on Codification
|Publication Date:||1 July 2018|
This Manual provides the Principles, Responsibilities, Operating Procedures and ADP Regulations for co-ordinated maintenance of the NATO Codification System. It is issued and updated by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency - NSPA - under the authority of the NATO Group of National Directors on Codification (AC/135).
The instructions contained in this Manual are mandatory for use by all countries and NSPA participating in the NATO Codification System.
Participants in the system may, where required, issue supplementary national instructions relative but consistent with the policies, rules and procedures contained in this Manual.
The NATO Allied Publication ADatP-1 "Standard Data Elements, Data Item, Abbreviations and Codes for NATO Interservice use in Automated Data Handling System" published by the NATO Standardization Office (NSO) is not applicable to the NATO Codification System.