NIEM Progression 5

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A sector (i.e., major grouping for infrastructure) to which the asset belongs. There are 18 such Sectors as outlined in the National Infrastructure Protection Plan.

ip:Sector holds other objects.

ip:Sector can hold any of these following objects, starting with the most specific and becoming more generic as you move down the list:


A major grouping name of critical infrastructure to which the facility belongs.

Holds text.


A major grouping within the sector to which the asset belongs -see Infrastructure Taxonomy Version 3.

Holds other objects.


An identifier of each sector as used in the Taxonomy -see Infrastructure Taxonomy Version 3.

Holds text.


A description of the Sector based on the description provided in the Infrastructure Data Taxonomy (IDT).

Holds text.