interactive nature of these systems. Terminals are
When material or parts are ordered, material control
should take action as follows:
available for data input by system users with proper
access authorization. A valid password is required as
· Receive requirements from work centers,
an input to sign on to NALCOMIS.
support areas, and so forth.
An authorized user will be able to sign on from any
· Forward requirements to the SSC using locally
t e r m i n a l w i t h i n t h e NA L C O M I S e nv i r o n m e n t .
approved methods of communication. Make
NALCOMIS will process the passwords in such a way
sure the data provided to the SSC is clear and
that it recognizes the user signing on and the user's
legible and a document number is assigned.
assigned organization, work center, and special
· Enter the date and time that the material was
maintenance qualification (SMQ). A user will be
assigned only one password. The SMQ assigned to
ordered in the material control register to reflect
each person determines his or her ability to access a
the exact time of submission to the SSC. This
specific NALCOMIS conversation. Once a user is
time is required for determining accurate
allowed access to a conversation, the user's SMQ and
NMCS/PMCS start time and conducting
detailed maintenance qualifications will control data
m o d i fi c a t i o n s a t t h e d a t a e l e m e n t l eve l i n
· When a repairable component is ordered, make
NALCOMIS. After signing on to NALCOMIS, the
sure the defective component is available for
user will be allowed to access most of the database by
selecting an inquiry option on a menu and providing
any necessary key prompt information.
In some instances, it is not feasible or advisable to
remove a repairable component until a replacement is
NALCOMIS can provide data either by screen
in hand. The items in this category are identified in the
display, a hardcopy report, or external interface record.
Consolidated Remain-in-Place List (CRIPL). The
The information displayed on a screen in response to a
responsibilities and procedures for establishing,
user's input will be provided only if the user has the
maintaining, and modifying the CRIPL are in
necessary SMQ to perform the transaction. Only
OPNAVINST 4420.25. Items identified in the CRIPL
authorized users will be allowed to request a report to
are the only authorized exceptions to the one-for-one
b e p r i n t e d . T h e ex t e r n a l i n t e r fa c e r e c o r d s a r e
automatically generated upon successful completion
Work centers and support areas forward requests
of the related transaction.
for parts and material to MCC. These may be material
Potential users should attend the appropriate
required in support of weapons systems maintenance
t r a i n i n g c l a s s ( e s ) b e f o r e r e c e iv i n g a c c e s s t o
or administrative areas. These are known as direct and
indirect support requirements. Direct support consists
of MAF-related material requirements needed to
Storekeepers are responsible for providing parts,
complete a maintenance action. Indirect support
equipments, and materials needed by maintenance.
consists of material requirements NOT related to the
The SK accomplishes this through the material control
maintenance action form (MAF). The MCC is
of a squadron or intermediate maintenance activity
responsible for entering the data listed in the following
(IMA). The AIRMAN training manual describes the
paragraphs in the material control register.
organization of the aircraft maintenance departments.
You should be familiar with the functions of the entire
NOTE: For activities using the NALCOMIS
system, refer to the user's manual for procedures.
Enter the ORGANIZATION (ORG) code in the
ORDERING PARTS AND MATERIAL
register. This is a three-character, alphanumeric code
Rapid communication between the material
that identifies an organization. It identifies the
control and the SSC is affected through the use of data
organization that originally assigned the JCN to a
t r a n s m i s s i o n e q u i p m e n t . T h e e ff e c t ive u s e o f
maintenance action. In case of transient aircraft, the
communication devices permits maximum
JCN will contain the organization code of the aircraft
coordination between supply and maintenance,
controlling custodian. The 3M Aviation Organization
thereby improving the overall material management
C o d e M a s t e r L i s t i n g, NAMSO 4790.A7065-01,
program. Communication equipment may include
provides a complete listing of these codes. The first
telephones, radios, teletypewriters, and computers.
character of the organization code identifies the major