CONVERSATION CODE An alpha/numeric code
that identifies a specific procedure to be
performed in NALCOMIS.
COST CODE A 12-position number to classify
accounting transactions by providing the
8-position Julian date and serial number from a
requisition and a 2-position fund code. The cost
code is always preceded by 2 zeros on account-
ing data entries to make up the 12 positions.
CRITICAL ITEM An item essential to the
operational readiness of a ship or aircraft and in
short supply in system stocks (or expected to be)
for an extended period of time.
CUSTODY The physical possession of material and
the assumption of responsibility against its
improper usage and loss.
DATA SERVICES FACILITY (DSF) The activity
that converts document data into machine
records and uses these records to produce
machine reports and listings.
DEFENSE ACCOUNTING OFFICE-CLEVELAND
(DAO-CL) The activity designated to perform
operating budget accounting for the COMNAV-
AIRLANT, COMNAVAIRPAC, and respective
type commanders, including associated account-
ing and reporting for ships, staffs, designated
shore activities, aviation squadrons, and other
assigned commands and units.
DEFENSE BUSINESS OPERATIONS FUND
(DBOF) A working capital fund (revolving
fund) established with the goal of recovering
enough money from sales to replace sold
DESIGNATED OVERHAUL POINT (DOP) A
depot-level rework facility assigned the technical
and overhaul responsibility for designated
DESIGNATED REPAIR POINT (DRP) A depot
level rework facility assigned a technical and
repair responsibility for designated weapons
DESIGNATED SUPPORT POINT (DSP) A Supply
activity, such as a fleet and industrial supply
center, assigned to provide supply support to a
DUE-IN FROM MAINTENANCE (DIFM) Depot
-level repairable (DLR) assets inducted into the
aircraft intermediate maintenance department
(AIMD) and expected to be placed in stock
upon completion of repair.
ENDURANCE PERIOD The length of time (in
months) a consumer level inventory is required
to support an operating sites mission without
EQUIPAGE Items requiring management control
afloat because of high unit cost, vulnerability to
pilferage, or essentiality to the ships mission.
Chargeable items of equipage are identified in
procurement, receipt, and other documents by
the letter E in the second position of the
applicable fund code.
FAMILY GROUP A set of repairable inter-
changeable in performing a series of functions.
The family head can perform all the functions
associated with the group. The individual family
members can perform some, but not all, of the
functions of the family head.
FEDERAL LOGISTICS (FEDLOG) DATA An
interactive query system using a variety of types
of search data to significantly reduce the time
required to access all information necessary to
identify and order supplies.
FINANCIAL LIABILITY The statutory obligation
of an individual to reimburse the government
for lost, damaged, or destroyed government
property as a result of negligence or abuse.
FIXED ALLOWANCE An authorized stock level
for each repairable item or family approved for
stockage on ships and at shore stations. The
authorized level will be regarded as the
maximum level to be maintained and may not
be changed without approval by the inventory
FLEET CONTROLLED MATERIAL Material
under the requisitioning, rationing, and issue
control of the aviation type commanders. A list
of fleet controlled material is published by the