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Representation of Tactical Situation Objects

The aim here is to provide a lightweight protocol for situation awareness in emergency response. The protocol shall present table-driven attribute values, including types of action, types of resource, relationships between items, etc.

The vocabulary inherits from the NATO Multilateral Interoperability Programme initiative ( It is currently represented in a tabular document, with some tens of tables. Some tables have tens of entries. Base definitions are in English, as examplified below:

2.5     URGENCY element
This is a proposal, consistent with OASIS description of the civil
protection domain. It is consistent with the CAP protocol v1.0
(cap.alertinfo.urgency.code). The code denotes the urgency of the
subject event of the alert message.

Acronym Level   Definition
IMMEDI  Immediate       Responsive action should be taken immediately
EXPECT  Expected        Responsive action should be taken soon (within next hour)
FUTURE  Future  Responsive action should be taken in the near future
PAST    Past    Responsive action is no longer required
UNKNWN  Unknown Urgency not known