NONALLOWANCE ITEMSItems that do
not appear in authorized allowance documents or,
if listed, appear without an allowed quantity.
OPERATING TARGET (OPTAR)An
estimate of the money required by an operating
ship, staff, squadron, or other unit to perform
the task and function assigned.
ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUE MATERIAL
Any Navy property issued on a loan basis to an
individual for use in the performance of official
duties. This material is returned when the
individual no longer requires it, transfers to
another command, or is separated.
OTHER SUPPLY OFFICER (OSO) TRANS-
FERA transfer of Navy Stock Fund material
between two accountable officers.
PROCUREMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE
The act of a qualified technician inspecting and
certifying material acceptability for shipments
received directly from a contractor. The inspec-
tion requires the technician to verify the original
purchase contract specifications against the
specifications of the material received and
documented on the DD Form 250, Material
Inspection and Receiving Report.
PROVISIONINGThe process of technical
planning necessary to establish the individual item
support; establishing minimum levels responsible
for repair; identifying support equipment re-
quirements, handbooks, manuals, and mainte-
nance publications; determining the basic factory
and field training requirements; and providing for
the establishment of inventory management
records. This process takes place when new equip-
ment is purchased.
QUANTITY DEFICIENCY REPORT
(QDR)A report used to report quality deficient
material to activities responsible for the design,
development, purchasing, supply, maintenance,
and contract administration so that the cause of
the deficiency can be determined, deficiencies can
be corrected, and action to prevent recurrence can
QUICKTRANSA scheduled cargo airlift
system using commercial air carriers under
contract to the Navy.
RANDOM SAMPLING INVENTORYA
method of determining the current inventory
accuracy level whether or not there is a need for
a total item count. It is considered to be part of
the annual scheduled inventory program and a
measure of the stock record accuracy for a
segment of material based on the physical count
of a specified number of randomly selected items
within the segment.
RANGEThe number of different line items
stocked. To increase the stock range is to add new
line items to stock.
REAL TIMEThe posting and processing of
transactions as they occur rather than by the
RECONCILIATIONAn effort between two
or more activities, units, or work centers to bring
a common file into agreement.
RECOVERABILITY CODEThe third posi-
tion of the maintenance code, indicating the
lowest level authorized to condemn and dispose
of an item.
REFERRAL ORDERAn order used be-
tween NSDs, NSCs, IMs, and other managers in
the supply distribution system. Its purpose is to
pass requisitions for continued supply action when
the initial activity cannot fill the demand.
REPAIRABLE ITEMA component or item
that can be returned to an RFI condition by use
of repair parts or by overhaul.
REPAIRABLE MATERIAL FILE (RMF)
A file that contains records consisting of elements
unique to repairable management codes and
counters used to document turnaround time for
REPLACEMENT ITEMA different item
supplied as a spare or repair part in place of the
originally used part. Replacement items are not
necessarily interchangeable with the items they
REPORT OF DISCREPANCY (ROD)
Standard Form 364, which is used to report
shipping or packaging discrepancies attributable
to or the responsibility of the shipper. This form
is prepared by the receiving activity.