ACCOUNTING PERIOD A definite period of
time, the beginning of which is freed either by
law or by administrative action, for assembling,
recording, or reporting accounting data.
ACTIVITY ADDRESS CODE six-character code
consisting of the Service code (N, R, or V) and
the Unit Identification Code (UIC), which
identifies a specific activity and translates to a
clear text address.
ALLOWANCE CHANGE REQUEST-FIXED
(ACR-F) A document submitted to NAVICP-
Philadelphia by an operating site requesting a
change to an authorized allowance.
AERONAUTICAL EQUIPMENT Aircraft support
equipment, aviators equipment, and other
AERONAUTICAL MATERIAL All the material
used in the operation and maintenance of
AGED UNFILLED ORDER An unfilled order
submitted by an operational target holder to the
Defense Accounting Office-Cleveland held in
file for over 120 days neither matched with a
corresponding expenditure document, nor
AIRCRAFT CONTROLLING CUSTODIAN
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic;
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific
Fleet Chief of Naval Air Training Commander,
Naval Air Reserve Force; and Commander,
Naval Air Systems Command. These are the air
commands exercising administrative control of
assignment, employment, and logistics support
of certain aircraft and aircraft engines as
specified by the CNO.
AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT CONFIGURATION
LIST A listing of the avionics components
installed in aircraft, cross-referenced to
applicable allowance requirements registers, that
contains the support requirements for outfitting
ALLOWANCE LIST A list of documents specifi-
cally tailored to an activity that identifies
items/parts needed for support of maintenance
or supply missions.
ALLOWANCE ITEMS Items that appear in
authorized allowance documents, such as
COSAL, SHORCAL, and AVCAL with an
ALLOWED ITEMS Items, both allowance and
nonallowance, that qualify for local stock or
items authorized to be procured as DTO
material for immediate or planned use.
APPOINTING AUTHORITY An individual
designated in writing by the approving authority.
The appointing authority appoints financial
liability, if required, and recommends actions to
the responsible officer.
APPROVING AUTHORITY The individual who
makes determination to relieve involved in-
dividuals from responsibility and/or accountabil-
ity or to approve assessment of financial liability.
The approving authority may act as the appoint-
ing authority or designate an appointing author-
ity in writing. The approving authority is the
commanding officer unless specified by other
AUTOMATED ACTIVITIES Activities equipped
with an Electronic Digital Computer (EDC)
system for processing supply and accounting
documents and records.
AVIATION CONSOLIDATED ALLOWANCE
LIST A consolidated listing of components,
repair parts, and consumable items required
for a mobile activity (ashore or afloat) to
perform aviation organizational and inter-
mediate level maintenance in support of