View NAF:NTV-1 Technical Standards Profile Subview



The NTV-1 Technical Standards Profile subview is part of the NATO Technical View and one of the 49 NATO Architecture Framework subviews*.

Version & Date

Version 3.1

* =  changed at 3.1

+ =  new at 3.1

The change history is derived from the definition of each NATO Architecture view within section 5.2.7 NATO Technical View (NTV) in AC/322(SC/1-WG/1)N(2009)0005-ADD2.  NATO Architecture Framework Version 3.1 document from .

See NAF Release History.


From the NATO Architecture Framework v3, CHAPTER 4, Section 4.8.1

The Technical Standards Profile (NTV-1) provides a list of standards guiding and constraining the implementation of systems as defined in the various subviews of the NATO System View. The NTV-1 standards, preferably, are NATO standards, as this will allow NATO to review the conformance of system implementation with the policy related to mandatory interoperability standards.

Covered by NATO release conditions.


From the NATO Architecture Framework v3, CHAPTER 4, Section 4.8.1

The NTV-1 subview references the technical standards that apply to the architecture and how they need to be, or have been, implemented. The technical standards govern what hardware and software may be implemented and on what system. The standards that are cited may be:

  • Public standards such as ISO and IEEE standards, but also public standards included in the NATO Interoperability Standards and Profiles (NISP);
  • NATO standards, such as listed in the NISP;
  • Domain-specific NATO standards, such as standards specific to an aspect or function of the operational domain that is a subject of the architecture. E.g. specific Intel, Logistics or Security standards. These standards, often, are based on NATO-standards.

In the application of standards, domain-specific NATO standards should supersede the more general NATO-standards, which in turn supersede public standards.

Identified standards may require tailoring to fulfil the needs of the architecture; this tailoring is called creating a standards profile. Standards must maintain full compatibility with the root standards they have been derived from. In addition, NTV-1 may state a particular method of implementation for a standard, as compliance with a standard does not ensure interoperability.

The standards cited must reference the architecture elements that the standards impact upon.

Covered by NATO release conditions.

Data Objects

From the NATO Architecture Framework v3.1, CHAPTER 5, Section

The data in an NTV-1 can include:

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Configuration History




  • Section 4.8.1 (page 267 of pdf) of APPENDIX 1 TO ANNEX 1 TO AC/322-D(2007)0048. NATO Architecture Framework Version 3.
  • Section of Chapter 5 AC/322(SC/1-WG/1)N(2009)0005-ADD2 NATO Architecture Framework Version 3.1

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