IHS offers an expansive collection of more than 309,000 active and historic Military Specs. Multiple methods are available to search the collection, which is indexed by both the body of the documents as well as the title, scope, intended use, and keyword information, minimizing the time it takes to locate a document. IHS also provides comprehensive document summary reports.
The collection of military specifications & standards provides mission critical military/federal specifications needed for research and design, purchasing, bidding, logistics and related applications. It simplifies the complicated research associated with military contracts and can assist with ISO 9000 series standards compliance and other quality initiatives.
The majority of military weapon systems currently in use are over 20 years old. IHS’ comprehensive collection of historical mil specs features documents designed to assist engineers, maintenance and logistics personnel with the support of these aging systems.
More than 82,000 active and 387,000 historical military documents are available through the IHS mil specs service.
Active and historic mil specs offerings include:
- Military specifications - PRF, DTL, MIL, JAN, DOD
- Military drawings - MS, AN, AND, DESC, SMD, as well as many more
- Military standards
- Military handbooks
- Military bulletins
- Federal specs & standards
- Qualified product lists (QPLs) - Military and Federal
- Federal information processing standards (FIPS)
- Data item descriptions (DIDs)
- Commercial item descriptions (CIDs)
Document information reports include:
- Bibliographic summary
- Document history
- Applicable documents
- Preparing activity
- Document outline