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Technical Information Systems

NOTICE: Information and products available on this website have been verified through Sept. 30, 2021. Future revisions are on hold indefinitely.


R & D, Design, Assess, Apply Advanced Information Technology to Assist Navy Technical Data & Process Owners Achieve Affordable Improvement of Applications, Ashore and Afloat.

The Technical Information Systems Branch is responsible for the following knowledge areas:

  • Product Data Acquisition and Integration Methods
  • Sailor Performance Support Technology


  • Processes, tools, and technologies for the acquisition, creation, management, and use of Navy Ship and Ship Systems Product Data.
  • Data Standards & Technology for Digital Product/Technical Data
  • Electronic Technical Manuals/Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (ETM/IETM) Technology
  • Requirements definition, concept formulation, design, development, and specification of electronic sailor performance support systems.
  • Technologies and processes for the application of performance enhancing devices and the delivery/presentation of electronic ship engineering, product, and technical data.

Current Initiatives

  • ETM/IETM Technology and Implementation Support to OPNAV, NAVSEA and USMC
  • Navy XML/SGML Repository
  • NAVSEA IETM Acquisition & Specification Support - MIL-DTL-24784C
  • NAVSEA, Navy, DoD and International IETM Standardization - S1000D
  • SGML and XML Implementation Support to OPNAV, USMC, and Navy Activities
  • Shared Data Environment for Training and Operations & Maintenance
  • Navy Technical Data Content Management
  • Fleet Technical Data Knowledge Management (TDKM)
  • Shipboard Non-tactical Application Delivery Interface System (SNADIS)
  • Electronic Performance Support Systems
  • Intelligent Graphics
Contact Information

Branch Head

Technical Information Systems

Technical POCs

Product Data Acquisition and Integration Methods
XML/SGML Repository
Sailor Performance Support