This specification applies to a communication protocol for networked control systems. The protocol provides peer-to-peer communication for networked control and is suitable for implementing both peer-to-peer and master-slave control strategies. This specification describes services for all seven protocol layers. In the layer 7 specification, it includes a description of the types of messages used by applications to exchange application and network management data.
A review of AS5370 by AS-3A has determined that there are no current applications for this document. The subcommittee has recommended that the document status be changed to stabilized.