|Software Component Version||ESM ERP 606|
|Business Object Type||Master Data Object|
The Functional Unit business object is used by services that reference solution-specific data. In contrast, the Organisational Centre business object is used by services that reference solution-unspecific data.
Within the industry solution SAP for Defense & Security the Functional Unit business object represents an organizational element of armed forces, police, and aid organizations. Within this industry solution you use the Functional Unit business object to map the business characteristics of organizational elements, mainly human resources management, accounting, materials management, plant maintenance, and flight operations. You map the relationships between Functional Units to represent the hierarchical or functional structures of your organization.
Therefore, you can plan and control the business processes that are specific for armed forces, police, and aid organizations along these structures. In this manner you can distinguish between the different scenarios, e.g. in the case of military organizations between domestic base, operations, and exercises.
The Functional Unit business object corresponds to the organizational element specific for armed forces, police, and aid organizations, which is mapped by the force element object of the industry solution SAP for Defense & Security.
You can also map organizational elements using the Organisational Centre business object.
Force element (specialization in SAP Module 'EA-DFPS')
To use this business object within the industry solution SAP for Defense & Security ,
For more information about the force element, see