SECNAV M-5210.2, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY: NAVY RECORDS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - STANDARD SUBJECT IDENTIFICATION CODE (SSIC) MANUAL (31-DEC-2005)
SECNAV M-5210.2, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY: NAVY RECORDS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - STANDARD SUBJECT IDENTIFICATION CODE (SSIC) MANUAL (31-DEC-2005)., This manual implements the policy set forth in Secretary of the Navy Instruction
(SECNAVINST) 5210.8D, Department of the Navy Records Management Program, 31
December 2005 regarding Standard Subject Identification Codes (SSIC) and is issued under the
authority of SECNAVINST 5430.7N, Assignment of Responsibilities and Authorities in the
Office of the Secretary of the Navy, 9 June 2005. SECNAVINST 5210.11D, Department of the
Navy File Maintenance procedures and Standard Subject Identification Codes, 20 October 1987
was cancelled by separate administrative action.
This Manual specifies filing and record maintenance procedures and provides Standard Subject
Identification Codes (SSIC) for the Department of the Navy (DON). SSICs are the standard
system of numbers and letter symbols used throughout the DON for categorizing Departmental
records by subject. SSICs serve as the taxonomy for all Departmental records.
This Manual is effective immediately; it is mandatory and applicable to the Offices of the
Secretary of the Navy, The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), the Commandant of the Marine
Corps (CMC), and all Navy and Marine Corps activities, installations, commands, ships, and
This manual may be accessed through the Department of the Navy, Navy Electronic Directives
System website: http://neds.daps.dla.mil/.