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CONTENTS

PREFACE

1. THE NATO CODIFICATION SYSTEM
1.1. INTRODUCTION
1.2. OBJECTIVES
1.3. USE OF THE NATO CODIFICATION SYSTEM
1.4. BENEFITS OF THE NATO CODIFICATION SYSTEM
1.4.1. OPERATIONAL ADVANTAGES
1.4.2. ECONOMIC ADVANTAGES
1.4.3. BENEFITS TO INDUSTRY
1.5. ITEM OF SUPPLY -IoS
1.6. ELEMENTS OF THE SYSTEM
1.6.1. CLASSIFICATION
1.6.2. ITEM NAMES
1.6.3. ITEM OF SUPPLY IDENTIFICATION
1.6.4. NATO COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY CODE - NCAGE
1.6.5. NATO STOCK NUMBER - NSN
1.7. CODIFICATION SERVICES AND EXCHANGE OF CODIFICATION DATA
1.8. PUBLICATIONS ON NATO CODIFICATION

2. CODIFICATION PROCEDURES
2.1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
2.1.1. INTRODUCTION
2.1.2. CODIFICATION CONTRACT CLAUSE
2.1.3. NATIONAL CODIFICATION BUREAUX - NCB
2.1.4. THE NATO SUPPORT AGENCY - NSPA
2.1.5. TRAINING ON NATO CODIFICATION
2.2. FINANCIAL ASPECTS
2.2.1. INTRODUCTION
2.2.2. MANUFACTURER’S COSTS
2.3. SEQUENCE OF CODIFICATION ACTIONS
2.3.1. INTRODUCTION
2.3.2. REQUESTS FOR CODIFICATION
2.3.3. INITIAL SCREENING AND CODIFICATION
2.3.4. PRIORITIES
2.3.5. FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
2.3.6. SUMMARY

3. COMMON AND NATO PROJECTS
3.1. COMMON PROJECT
3.2. NATO PROJECT
3.3. PROJECT CONTRACTOR
3.4. HOME NCB
3.5. PARTICIPATING OR CONSORTIUM NATIONS
3.6. GENERAL PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS
3.7. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

4. THE NATO CODIFICATION CONTRACT CLAUSE
4.1. OBJECTIVE
4.2. USE OF THE NATO CODIFICATION CONTRACT CLAUSE
4.2.1. CONTRACTING AUTHORITIES
4.2.2. CONTRACTORS AND SUPPLIERS
4.3. GENERAL NOTES
4.3.1. MILITARY SECURITY
4.3.2. INDUSTRIAL SECURITY
4.3.3. FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

APPENDIX A to CHAPTER 4:

CONTRACT CLAUSE RELATING TO THE SUPPLY OF TECHNICAL DATA FOR IDENTIFYING ITEMS OF SUPPLY WITHIN THE NATO CODIFICATION SYSTEM

 

APPENDIX B to CHAPTER 4:

GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN THE CODIFICATION CONTRACT CLAUSE

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