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Technical Committee No. 176

The Technical Committee No. 176 (KT 176) for Military Technology and Procurement is a committee within the Polish Committee for Standardization, set up by the Head of the Polish Committee for Standardization at the request of by the Minister of National Defence. It implements standardization tasks related to state defence and security in the field of developing national standardization documents – Polish Standards (PN-V) and MOD standardization documents – Defence Standards (NO), defence standardization handbooks (PDNO) and analytical-research (AB) works.

The KT 176 also implements the tasks in the area of materiel standardization, related to the implementation of European (EN) and international (ISO, IEC) standards and NATO standardization documents (STANAGs) into national standardization documents, in order to fulfil the requirements resulting from the Polish Committee for Standardization membership in the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), and Poland membership in NATO and the EU.

The KT 176 priorities

  1. Development of Polish Standards (PN-V) implementing international (ISO) and European (EN) standards, referred to in ratified NATO STANAGs.
  2. Development of Defence Standards (NO) and defence standardization handbooks (PDNO) implementing ratified STANAGs and Allied Publications (AP).
  3. Development of analytical-research (AB) works.
  4. Development of NO and PDNO resulting from AB works concerning STANAG and AP publications.
  5. Development of NO and PDNO implementing standardization documents of other NATO and EDA nations recommended by the European Handbook for Defence Procurement (EHDP).

KT 176 subcommittees:

  • Subcommittee No. 1 for Missile & Artillery Armament, Close Range Weapons & Ammo, and Metrological Protection of Armament and Military Equipment;
  • Subcommittee No. 2 for Tank Equipment and Military Automotive Equipment and for the Protection of Technical Equipment from Rust and Aging;
  • Subcommittee No. 3 for Engineering Armament and Equipment;
  • Subcommittee No. 4 for Chemical Protection Equipment and Means;
  • Subcommittee No. 5 for Radio Equipment, Means of Communication, Special Electro-technical Devices, Optical Technology and IT Systems and Means;
  • Subcommittee No. 6 for the Armament and Equipment of Military Aviation;
  • Subcommittee No. 7 for the Procurement of Uniforms, Food and Oils and Lubricants;
  • Subcommittee No. 8 for the Exploitation of Naval Armament and Equipment.
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