date and serial number from a requisition and a 2
D E P OT L E V E L M A I N T E N A N C E I N T E R -
position fund code. The cost code is always
SERVICE SUPPORT AGREEMENT---An
preceded by two zeros on accounting data entries
agreement whereby one service performs depot
level maintenance work for another service.
to make up the 12 positions.
D E S I G N AT E D OV E R H AU L P O I N T -- A
COST ITEMS--Material used in ship's store service
depot-level rework facility assigned the technical
activities (such as the barbershop or laundry) in the
a n d ove r h a u l r e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r d e s i g n a t e d
performance of a service to patrons, and items sold
through cup-type vending machines.
DIRECT TURNOVER (DTO) MATERIAL--Any
CRITICAL ITEM--An item essential to the
consumable, repair part, or equipage item ordered
operational readiness of a ship or aircraft. It is in
from sources external to the ship for DTO to the
short supply in system stocks (or expected to for an
using department for immediate or planned use.
extended period of time). Lists of critical items,
with reporting instructions, are distributed
DOCUMENT IDENTIFIER--A three-digit code
periodically by inventory managers (NAVICP) to
that identifies the purpose of a MILSTRIP
designated ashore and afloat activities. The term
may also be used afloat to refer to high usage,
DTG--Date/Time Group. The identifying number
bulky consumables (e.g., "never out" items such as
assigned to naval messages by the originator. It
rags, toilet paper, etc.) that, because of space
consists of the date, time, month, and year.
c o n s t r a i n t s , m u s t b e r e p l e n i s h e d a t eve r y
DTO--Direct Turnover. Material ordered to fill an
immediate requirement and issued to the
CUBE--The amount of space occupied by an item to
requesting department upon receipt.
be shipped. It is normally expressed in cubic feet
to the nearest tenth. The cube of an item is
D U E - I N F RO M M A I N T E NA N C E ( D I F M ) --
determined by multiplying the length times the
Depot-level repairable (DLR) assets that are
width times the height.
department (AIMD) and are expected to be
CUSTODY--Responsibility for the care, stowage,
placed in stock upon completion of repair.
use, and records of Navy material.
DUNNAGE--Material (such as lumber or burlap)
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA)--A
used in stowing material to provide protection to
supply support organization assigned
both the material and the ship.
management responsibility and control of items
EIC--Equipment Identification Code. A seven-digit
in common use by all military services. About 60
alphanumeric code used to identify an equipment
percent of the line items in the integrated Navy
or its components or parts for the Maintenance
supply system are managed by DLA. These
Data Collection System.
items are identified by a 9 in the first position of
the cognizance symbol.
ENDURANCE--The period of time required for a
ship to use a definite quantity of supplies.
D E F E N S E T R A N S P O R TAT I O N S Y S T E M
(DTS)--Consists of military controlled terminal
END-USE--Refers to the final accounting for
facilities; Military Airlift Command (MAC)
material when it is issued from a stores account
controlled aircraft; Military Sealift Command
with a charge to operating funds.
(MSC) controlled or arranged sealift; and
ENGINE TYPE EQUIPMENT CODE--A
government-owned or controlled air or land
cross-reference between all maintenance-type
equipment codes and the aircraft-type equip-
D E M A N D BA S E D I T E M ( D B I ) -- P e a c e t i m e
ment codes under which OPTAR obligations and
operating stock (POS) items.
expenditures will be accumulated.
DEMAND--The total quantity of an item that has
EQUIPAGE--Items of a durable nature that are not
been used during a specific period of time. A
consumed in use and are essential to the ship's
request for a not carried item to be procured. An
m i s s i o n . A n a l l ow e d q u a n t i t y i s u s u a l l y
issue of a stock item.
determined on an individual ship basis and is