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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/1998   
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Classification Structure - Subdivision 610000 - Defence


GroupClass
      Title

610100
      Defence
610101
      Navy
610102
      Army
610103
      Air Force
610104
      Combined Operations
610199
      Other

Definitions

Division 1 - Defence, covers R&D directed towards the development of defence or national security, including R&D undertaken for military reasons regardless of their content or whether they have secondary civil applications; and towards the development and testing of military or defence related equipment and materials. It includes nuclear and space R&D undertaken for military purposes. It has only one group.

Group, 610100 - Defence, has five classes:

      610101 - Navy
      610102 - Army
      610103 - Air force
      610104 - Combined operations
      610199 - Other

    Exclusions:

      R&D directed towards:
      (a) improving the methods of producing or processing military or defence related equipment and materials is included in the appropriate groups in Division 2 Economic Development, e.g. military transport equipment is included in Group 671100 Transport Equipment;
      (b) the development of measurement standards and calibration for defence related products and processes is also included in Division 2 Economic Development, Subdivision 720000 Economic Framework, Group 720500 Measurement Standards and Calibration Services; and
      (c) civil oriented projects although funded by defence agencies is included in the appropriate groups in other divisions, e.g. communication is included in Subdivision 700000 Information and Communication Services, Group 700300 Communication Services.





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