IMPREST FUND (IL)A simple, economic
purchase method used for small purchases not to
exceed 0. The IL is a cash fund for which small
payments are made at the time of purchase from
a commercial vendor.
INTEGRATED LOGISTICS OVERHAUL
(ILO)A concerted effort of assigned shipboard
personnel, under the supervision of an ashore-
based ILO team, to refine shipboard inventories
of repair parts, update related stock records con-
sistent with authorized allowances or other
stockage objective criteria, and identify material
or excess stock.
INTEGRATED STOCK LIST (ISL)A list,
prepared as part of the ILO, in NIIN or NICN
sequence of all repair parts required to support
onboard equipment after the ship has undergone
a shipyard overhaul. It is basically the Stock
Number Sequence List (SNSL) of storeroom items
updated to integrate modified allowances made
due to configuration changes accomplished during
INTERCHANGEABLE ITEMA nonequiv-
alent item that is used in place of another item
in all applications.
INVENTORY CONTROL POINTS (ICPs)
The primary support activities of the Naval
Supply Systems Command, bureaus, systems
commands, and offices that exercise inventory
control over specific categories of material.
LOGISTICS APPLICATIONS OF AUTO-
MATED MARKING AND READING SYM-
BOLS (LOGMARS)A system designed to
improve the accuracy and productivity of the
receipt and stowage process. It is a system used
by SUADPS-RT activities to record incoming
transactions by reading bar-code symbols.
codes used in source, maintenance and
recoverability (SM&R) codes with the first
position indicating the lowest maintenance level
authorized to remove, replace, and use the
support item. The second position indicates the
maintenance level with the capability to perform
MATERLAL OBLIGATIONUnfilled quan-
tity of a requisition that is not immediately
available for issue, but is recorded by the
inventory manager or stock point as a commitment
for future issue.
MATERIAL OBLIGATION VALIDATION
(MOV)A system used to verify the unfilled
quantity of a requisition that is not immediately
available for issue to the requisitioner, but is
recorded as a commitment against existing or
prospective stock dues or direct deliveries from
MATERIAL RECEIPTGaining possession
of an item of Navy property through acceptance
of physical custody.
MATERIAL SURVEYSA procedure for
determining the cause of gains, losses, or damage
to Navy property, establishing personal respon-
sibility (if any), and documenting necessary
inventory adjustments to stock records.
MILITARY ORDINARY MAIL (MOM)
A special procedure approved by the U.S. Postal
Service for providing air transportation of official
fourth-class mail at a rate considerably cheaper
than for priority mail. It may also be used for
official second- and third-class mail if considered
essential to timely delivery.
MISSING, LOST, STOLEN, OR RECOV-
ERED (MLSR)A program that requires the
reporting of MLSR property valued at over 0,
serialized items valued at over 0, and all losses
of arms, ammunition, and explosives coded as
NATIONAL CODIFICATION BUREAU
CODE (NCBC)A two-digit code included in the
fifth and sixth digits of a national stock number
(NSN) or a NATO stock number. In an NSN, it
identifies the United States as the country that
assigned the stock number. In a NATO stock
number, it identifies the NATO country that
assigned the stock number or indicates that the
stock number is used by two or more countries.
NAVY ITEM CONTROL NUMBER (NICN)
Items of material that are not included in the
Federal Catalog System, but are stocked or
monitored in the Navy supply system. NICNs are
13-character identification numbers assigned by
ICPs or other Navy item managers for permanent
or temporary control of selected non-NSN items
under their cognizance.
NET UNIT PRICEPrice charged for a DLR
when the carcass will be turned in. Net unit price
includes repair cost, replacement cost when item
is BCM, and a surcharge.