DoD PROGRAM ELEMENT CODE SYSTEM

 

How to read a Program Element Number: Example 0603502N

DERIVATION 06 03 5 02 N
DoD PROGRAM 06
R&D CATEGORY 03
EQUIPMENT/ACTIVITY 5
SERIAL NUMBER 02
SERVICE N

 

DoD PROGRAM

01 Strategic Forces
02 General Purpose Forces
03 Intelligence and Communications
04 Mobility Forces
05 Guard & Reserve Forces
06 Research & Development
07 Central Supply & Maintenance
08 Training, Medical & Other
09 Administrative & Associated Activities
10 Support of Other Nations
11 Special Operations Forces

   

R&D CATEGORY

BA-1 Basic Research
BA-2 Applied Research
BA-3 Advanced Technology Development (ATD)
BA-4 Advanced Component and Prototypes (ACD&P)
BA-5 System Development and Demonstration (SDD)
BA-6 RDT&E Management Support
BA-7 Operational Systems Development

SERVICE

       A Army
       BB  U.S. Special Operations Command
       BL  Defense Contract Management Agency
       BP  Chemical & Biological Defense
       BR  Defense Threat Reduction Agency
       C   Missile Defense Agency
       D8Z   Office of Secretary of Defense
       DO Operational, Test & Evaluation Defense
       E DARPA
       F Air Force
       J Joint Staff
       K Defense Information Systems Agency
       M Marine Corps
       N Navy
       S Defense Logistics Agency
       T Defense Security Cooperation Agency
       SE DoD Human Resources Activity
       V Defense Security Center
       KA Defense Technical Information Center
       B8W Washington Headquarters Service
 

EQUIPMENT/ACTIVITY TYPE

  1. Military Sciences
  2. Aircraft & Related Equipment
  3. Missiles & Related Equipment
  4. Military Astronautics and Related Equipment
  5. Ships, Small Craft & Related Equipment
  6. Ordnance, Combat Vehicle & Related Equipment
  7. Other Equipment
  8. Programwide Management & Support