Navy Stock PointsThe primary contact points of
the operating force for material support are the FISCs.
Other stock points such as INASs and NSYs are not
usually associated with direct fleet support, but may be
used when necessary, The material support functions
of Navy stock points are summarized as follows:
procure, receive, store, and issue material;
invoice customers for material used;
report issues of material to the cognizant ICP.
Operation of the Navy Supply System. The
following illustration depicts the operation of the Navy
Supply System from the receipt of a customers
requisition to the replenishment of stock. The items
enumerated correspond to the numbered lines in figure
USS John Paul Jones submits a requisition to
FISC, San Diego, for a cognizance symbol 1H
After researching their records and determining
that the item is not in stock, FISC, San Diego,
refers the requisition to the proper inventory
manager for cognizance symbol 1H material,
SPCC, Mechanicsburg (an ICP).
SPCC, Mechanicsburg, after researching their
master records and determining that the
requested item is in stock at FISC, Oakland,
refers the requisition to FISC, Oakland.
FISC, Oakland, issues the material to USS John
FISC, Oakland, makes an issue transaction
report to SPCC, Mechanicsburg.
Figure 2-3.-Operation of the Navy Supply System.