pelorus, laundry equipment), accomplished
during a regular overhaul, are chargeable to
overhaul funds. If replacement of such items is
required between overhauls, an OPTAR
augmentation normally will have to be requested
from the type commander.
EQUIPMENT VALIDATIONThe procedure of
making sure that equipment descriptions shown
on the allowance lists agree with the nameplate
data on the installed equipment. This procedure
usually begins at least 6 months before the ship
arrives at a shipyard for the supply availability.
EXCEPTION STATUSAny supply action taken
on a requisition other than issue of material in the
EXPENDITUREAny act that results in a decrease
in Navy assets (material or funds).
EXPIRED APPROPRIATIONAn appropriation
that is no longer available for obligation but is still
available for disbursements to liquidate existing
FEDERAL CATALOG SYSTEMThe cataloging
system under which all items under centralized
inventory control of the DOD and civil agencies
of the U.S. Government are named, described,
classified, and numbered.
FISCAL YEARA 12-month period selected for
accounting purposes. The government fiscal year
begins 1 October and ends 30 September of the
following calendar year.
FOLLOWUPAn inquiry to the last known holder
of a requisition made by the requisitioner as to the
action taken on that requisition.
FOLLOWUP REPLYThe current status of a
requisition. Furnished by the supply activity in
response to a followup.
FORCE/ACTIVITY DESIGNATORA Roman
numeral designator that relates to the military
mission of the force or activity.
FREQUENCY OF DEMANDThe number of
times that an item has been issued.
FSCFederal Supply Classification. The first four
digits of the NSN that indicates the group and class
of an item. Use of the FSC permits placing all
material in categories by use and characteristics.
FSCMFederal Supply Code for Manufacturers. A
five-digit code assigned to manufacturers and
suppliers for proposes of identification in various
FUNDA segregated sum of money or other
resource to be expended or used for specified
FUND CODEA two-character code used to cite the
appropriate accounting data on requisitions.
GROSS WEIGHTThe combined weight of a
container and its contents including packing
HAZARDS-Conditions of risk known or anticipated
to be encountered during shipping, storage, or
handling of naval material. Hazards must be
known so that an appropriate level of protection
to prevent loss or damage can be instituted.
Hazards are further classified as mechanical,
climatic, and dangerous.
HIGH LIMITThe maximum quantity of material
to be maintained on hand and on order or to sustain
current-operations. It includes the sum of stocks
represented by the operating level, the safety level
and order and shipping time (equivalent to
HULL AND STRUCTURAL (FACILITIES)
M A I N T E N A N C E
P R E S E R V A T I O N
MATERIALAll Navy Stock Account types of
maintenance material used in hull and structural
(facilities) maintenance and preservation
exclusive of cleaning supplies.
ICPInventory Control Point. The inventory
manager that has cognizance or control of material
for specifications, procurement, and stocking.
May be a Navy or other Defense activity.
INTERBetween or among. Used in supply
operations to refer to relationships or transactions
between two or more organizations (intership,
interservice, interstate, etc.).
INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE ACTIVITY
(IMA) TECHNICAL STORES supply
department stocks of repetitively demanded repair
parts and equipment-related consumables (on
board tenders and repair ships). They are stored
in other departmental spaces for ready availability
in accomplishing IMA functions. To qualify for
inclusion in IMA technical stores, an item must
be used by only one shop (or one group of
contiguous shops), and must meet the frequency
of demand criteria set by the type commander.