(ASSIST) is a comprehensive web site
providing public access to standardization documents over the Internet
ASSIST Migration to Azure Cloud.
provides direct access to Defense and Federal specifications and
standards available in the official DoD repository, the
ASSIST database. Enter your search criteria in one of the
search fields to locate documents available for distribution by the
DODSSP Click on the label next to each search field block for a
description and examples of search criteria.
(Please note that you can enter search criteria in more than one
search field; however, Quick Search will then only find documents that
satisfy all of the specified search criteria. If your search
doesn't yield the results you expected, please try again using only one
search parameter, such as the document number.)
The Document ID refers to the alphanumeric identifier
associated with a military, federal, or non-government specification or
standard. This value includes slash sheet, section, part, or volume
numbers as well as revision, amendment, notice, or supplement symbols.
ASSIST Quick Search provides the ability to search against Document ID
Partial values are accepted.
The results list returned by the search will include all documents that
have a Document ID beginning with or exactly matching the search value
Use MIL-C-51 to find:
MIL-C-5126C NOT 2
MIL-C-5191B(4) NOT 2
The Document Number refers to the numeric series
assigned to a document.
Any given Document Number may be associated with a number of different
document categories such as military specifications, standards,
handbooks, and bulletins as well as CIDS, Federal specifications and
standards, and non-government standards.
ASSIST-Quick Search provides the ability to search against documents
associated with a specific Document Number series.
The results list returned by the search will include all corresponding
slant sheets, if applicable.
This search feature is particularly useful when you remember the
Document Number but don't know the document prefix (e.g., MIL-C vs.
MIL-PRF vs. MIL-DTL) that may have changed as a result of Acquisition
Partial values are not accepted.
Search against 1361 to find:
MIL-I-1361C NOT 1
MIL-STD-1361A NOT 1
W-S-001361 NOT 1
STANAG-1361 ED. 1
A document title is always associated with a given
specification or standard to describe the subject or content of the
he DODSSP captures title information when new documents are created and
indexed in the ASSIST or when changes to existing documents include
updates to title information.
ASSIST captures up to 256 characters for document cataloging purposes
and uses titles to annually produce the DODISS Part I - Alphabetical
Listing, which lists specifications and standards alphabetically sorted
ASSIST-Quick Search provides the ability to search for documents using
words found in their titles.
Partial values are accepted without use of special wildcard characters.
Use ASBESTOS to find:
PACKING MATERIAL, BRAIDED, NON-ASBESTOS
PAPER, ASBESTOS, CORRUGATED
CLOTH, ASBESTOS (S/S BY SS-C-1783)
ASBESTOS, CRUDE (BLUE CROCIDOLITE)
Federal Supply Class (FSC) codes are used to group
products into logical families for supply management purposes.
four-digit fields are used in the standardization program to group
standardization documents associated with products into logical families
for standardization management purposes.
Similarly, Standardization Areas refer to categories for engineering
technologies, disciplines, and practices that do not fall under a FSC.
The ASSIST maintains a current catalog of all FSCs and Areas to which
documents are associated.
Note that documents may also be classified within a Federal Supply
Group, a two-digit code followed by 'GP', to categorize a small number
of documents that can only be categorized in general, group-level terms.
ASSIST-Quick Search provides the ability to search and locate documents
associated with a single FSC, FSG, or Standardization Area. Use the
drop-down list provided to select from one of nearly 100 valid codes to
1005 Guns through 30 mm
1010 Guns over 30 mm Up to 75 mm
1015 Guns 75 mm through 125 mm
1020 Guns over 125 mm through 150 mm
1025 Guns over 150 mm through 200 mm
1030 Guns over 200 mm through 300 mm
30 - Mechanical power transmission equipment
31 - Bearings
CMAN - CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL STANDARDIZATION DOCUMENTS
TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS STANDARDS