NAVY - OPNAV 5711.95F
(N5) U.S. NAVY PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL STANDARDIZATION PROCESS
|Publication Date:||19 April 2021|
Scope and Applicability.
This instruction applies to USN commands and assigned units involved in the development and implementation of the International Standardization Process as prescribed in references (a) through (h).
To provide guidance and assign responsibilities for U.S. Navy (USN) participation in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); Air Force Interoperability Council (AFIC); American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Armies Standardization Program; Australian, Canadian, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States (AUSCANNZUKUS) Maritime Information Warfare Interoperability Organization; the development of NATO standardization agreements (STANAG), AFIC air standards and American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Armies standards; and the implementation of these international standards. Significant changes made to organizational responsibilities and updates to organization titles are based on Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) reorganization and the roles of contractor personnel. The Secretary of the Navy has assigned the Chief of Naval Operations as overall lead for developing and implementing policy guidance and advice on USN participation in international standardization. This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety.