The National Codification Bureau is a national structure responsible for the implementation, use, maintenance and development of the NATO Codification System (NCS) in Romania.
The NATO Codification System is managed and run by a NATO Cadre Group consisting of the National Directors on Codification Allied Committee 135 (AC/135).
Established in 1958, the NSPA is the main logistics and procurement agency of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The National Codification Bureau (NCB) is the central operational structure assuring the national level management of codification activity for items of supply used in Romanian Ministry of Defense and the management of national database with items of supply codified by Romanian NCB (FGA).
NCB provides the mandatory coding interface in Romania's relations with NATO member states or affiliated with SCN and represents the country in the Allied AC / 135 Committee.
NCB is the only national structure empowered to assign NATO Codes for items of supply manufactured in Romania (NATO Stock Numbers - NSN) and NATO Commercial and Government Entity Codes(NCAGE).
In exercising the attributions of NCS management, NCB is empowered to issue specific rules and regulations.
NCS is based on the principles and procedures described in the following Standardization Agreements (STANAGs) contained in the NATO Manual on Codification ACodP-1:
Nationally, NCB operates on the basis of the following documents: