Standards, Regulations and Codes: U.S. Military and Gov't Standards

How to identify and obtain technical standards, specifications, regulations, and codes.
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Government Standards

Unlike industry standards, which are voluntary, most standards developed by various federal and state agencies for procedure, compatibility and manufacture, including the military, are mandatory, especially regarding government contracts and supply.

Standards.Gov offers background on standards and useful links for locating information about the use of standards in government. Their primary focus is on federal agency use of standards for regulatory and procurement purposes.

Government Standards Bodies