activities who have limited packaging facilities. These
basic packaging techniques will protect material being
transferred and retrograde shipments of repairable.
AFLOAT SUPPLY PROCEDURES (NAVSUP
P-485). This publication establishes policies for the
operation and management of afloat supply
departments and activities operating under afloat
procedures. It is designed to assist supply personnel in
the performance of their assigned duties and help them
in understanding and performing the individual tasks
associated with afloat supply operations.
Although this publication is designed primarily for
nonautomated (i.e., manual supply procedures) ships,
much of the information and policy that it contains
applies to all afloat supply departments.
The procedures contained in the NAVSUP P-485
are the minimum needed to achieve acceptable supply
management. They are mandatory unless stated as
being optional. It includes the procedures outlined in
NAVSUP Manual, Volumes II and V, and the NAVSUP
P-437 as they apply to afloat situations.
NAVSUP P-485 has several appendices that
contain such information as advice codes, document
identifier codes, fund codes, units of issue, etc.
Paragraph numbers in this publication consist of a
four-digit number and subparagraph designators.
Figure 3-5 is a breakdown of NAVSUP P-485,
paragraph number 5127-7d(4)(a).
FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT (NAVSUP
P-486). This publication establishes policies for the
opration and management of Navy enlisted dining
facilities afloat and ashore. It is designed to assist
foodservice personnel in understanding and performing
the individual tasks associated with enlisted dining
SHIPS STORE AFLOAT (NAVSUP
P-487). This publication establishes policies for the
operation and management of ships store afloat. These
include procurement, material receipt, custody, and
Figure 3-5.Paragraph scheme for NAVSUP P-485.
stowage; material expenditure; stock records and
AUTOMATED SNAP I SUPPLY PRO-
CEDURES (ASSP), (NAVSUP P-567 Volumes I and
II). This publication provides fictional supply and
accounting procedures and policies for ships and
activities using the Shipboard Uniform Automated Data
Processing System-Red Time (SUADPS-RT) Release
3 and beyond.
It consists of two volumes (Volume I, Logistics and
Inventory Management and Volume II, Financial
Management). They provide supply personnel with the
necessary information to accomplish the mission of the
department operating in an automated SNAP I
environment. The two volumes together provide the
and procedures necessary to
understand what is required, what is expected, and how
to perform specific supply and accounting functions in
conjunction with instructions provided in the
SUADPS-RT Support Procedures published by the
Navy Management Systems Support Office
SUADPS-RT SUPPORT PROCEDURES. The
Shipboard Uniform Automated Data Processing
System-Real Time (SUADPS-RT) is supported by a
three volume reference manual called the SUADPS-RT
These Support Procedures are
written by the afloat Central Design Agency (CDA),
Navy Management System Support Office
(NAVMASSO). The three volumes are; the Inventory
Management Subsystem, the Logistics Management
Subsystem, and the financial Management Subsystem.
Each chapter begins with a menu that lists the relevant
Volume three also contains a Glossary, an Index,
and Appendices with summaries of standard DOD
MILSTRIP codes and SUADPS-RT code.
The Comptroller of the Navy (NAVCOMPT) issues
publications pertaining to accounting, financial
management, and military pay and allowances. The
publications that you will use are discussed below.
NAVCOMPT Manual, Vol. 2, Accounting
Classifications, contains terminology, authorization,
availability, structure, and other information regarding
appropriations, funds, and accounts. Chapter 5 contains
alphabetical and numerical lists of unit identification
codes (UIC). These are used to identify all activities in