INTRODUCTION - Continued
Item procured and stocked for anticipated or known usage.
Item procured and stocked for insurance purposes because essentiality dictates
that a minimum quantity be available in the supply system.
Item procured and stocked and which otherwise would be coded PA except that is
is deteriorative in nature.
Support item, excluding support equipment, procured for initial issue or outfitting
and stocked only for subsequent or additional initial issues or outfittings. Not subject to
Support equipment procured and stocked for initial issue or outfitting to specified
maintenance repair activities.
Support equipment which will not be stocked but which will be centrally procured
Item procured and stocked to provide for sustained support for the life of the equipment. It is
applied to an item peculiar to the equipment which, because of probable discontinuance or
shutdown of production facilities, would prove uneconomical to reproduce at a later time.
An item of a depot overhaul/repair kit and not purchased separately. Depot kit
defined as a kit that provides items required at the time of overhaul or repair.
An item of a maintenance kit and not purchased separately. Maintenance kit defined as a kit
that provides an item that can be replaced at organizational or intermediate levels of
Item included in both a depot overhaul/repair kit and a maintenance kit.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the organizational level.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the direct support maintenance level.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the general support maintenance level.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the depot support maintenance level.
Item to be assembled at organization level.