Defence activities

Defence activities
This class includes:
- administration, supervision and operation of military defence affairs and land, sea, air and space defence forces such as:
  • combat forces of army, navy and air force
  • engineering, transport, communications, intelligence, material, personnel and other non-combat forces and commands
  • reserve and auxiliary forces of the defence establishment
  • military logistics (provision of equipment, structures, supplies etc.)
  • health activities for military personnel in the field
- administration, operation and support of civil defence forces
- support for the working out of contingency plans and the carrying out of exercises in which civilian institutions and populations are involved
- administration of defence-related research and development policies and related funds
This class excludes:
- research and experimental development activities, see division 72
- provision of military aid to foreign countries, see 84.21
- activities of military tribunals, see 84.23 
- provision of supplies for domestic emergency use in case of peacetime disasters, see 84.24 
- educational activities of military schools, colleges and academies, see 85.4
- activities of military hospitals, see 86.10