|Policy/Guidance||IETMs||Navy XML/SGML Repository||S1000D||Sailor Performance Support|
S1000D is an international specification for technical information. However, it can be applied to non-technical information. S1000D, like standardized railroad tracks of the "golden spike" making possible easy rail commerce in the United States, is a foundation that must be adhered to and as such "you shall not modify, adapt or translate, in whole or in part, S1000D suite of information. You may however add business rules."**
Also, "S1000D suite of information means, but is not limited to:
"S1000D [is] Copyright Holders means AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) and Ministries of Defence of the member countries of ASD."** Through the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) in the United States, the United States is a member country.
"From Issue 2, the scope has been extended to include land and sea specific applications [in addition to the roots of the specification for air specific applications]. The specification may now also be used for the support of any type of equipment including both military and civil products."**
**Note: All quoted material is taken from www.s1000d.org