LIST (CRIPL)A microfiche publication iden-
tifying those intermediate level (I-level) and depot
level (D-level) repairable that are authorized to
remain in an aircraft until a serviceable item is
received from supply.
COST CODEA 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 accounting
data entries to make up the 12 positions.
CRITICAL ITEMAn 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. Also used afloat
to refer to high-usage, bulky consumables (also
referred to as never-out items) that, because of
shipboard space constraints, must be replenished
at every opportunity.
CUSTODYThe physical possession of
material and the assumption of responsibility
against its improper usage and loss.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA)
A supply support organization assigned manage-
ment responsibility and control of items in
common use by all military services. About 60
percent of the line items in the integrated Navy
supply system are managed by DLA. These items
are identified by a 9 in the first position of the
DEPOT LEVEL MAINTENANCE INTER-
SERVICE SUPPORT AGREEMENTAn agree-
ment whereby one service performs depot level
maintenance work for another service.
DOD HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFOR-
MATION SYSTEM (HMIS)A system that
provides accurate, complete information to both
fleet and shore personnel on the procurement, use,
transportation, handling, storage, and disposal of
DUE-IN FROM MAINTENANCE (DIFM)
Depot-level repairable (DLR) assets that are
inducted into aircraft intermediate maintenance
department (AIMD) and are expected to be placed
in stock upon completion of repair.
ENGINE TYPE EQUIPMENT CODEA
cross-reference between all maintenance-type
equipment codes and the aircraft-type equipment
codes under which OPTAR obligations and
expenditures will be accumulated.
EQUIPAGEItems that require 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.
EQUIPMENTAny functional unit of hull,
mechanical, electrical, ordnance, or electronic-
type material operated singly or as a component
of a system or subsystem and identified by a
component identification number (CID), numerical
control code (NCC), allowance parts list (APL),
or similar designation.
EQUIPMENT VALIDATIONThe pro-
cedure of making sure that the equipment
descriptions shown on the allowance lists agree
with the nameplate data on the installed
EQUIVALENT ITEMAn item similar to
another item to the extent that its characteristics
are in strict accordance with drawings, specifica-
tions, standards, and performance qualification
tests within limits or tolerances specified therein.
EXPEDITIOUS REPAIR (EXREP)The
removal of a component from an aircraft or
equipment, expedited delivery, and immediate
induction for repair with the goal of the earliest
return to the customer. EXREP is normally used
when a replacement for stock is not available.
FREQUENCY OF DEMANDThe number
of times that an item is requested during a specific
period of time regardless of the quantity requested
GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING (GBL)
A transportation contract between a commercial
carrier and the U.S. Government. The Standard
Form 1103 provides delivery instructions to the
carrier while the Standard Form 1103B serves as
a receipt document for the consignee.
ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAKDOWN
(IPB)A list prepared by the manufacturer for
each model aircraft, engine accessory, electronic
equipment, or support equipment (SE).