ACCOUNTABILITYThe obligation imposed upon
any person authorized to have public property in
custody or possession, or to produce the property,
or evidence of its authorized disposition when
directed by proper authority or upon proper
ACCOUNTABLE OFFICERAn individual
appointed by proper authority who maintains
inventory or financial records, or both, in con-
nection with government property, whether the
property is in that individuals possession for use or
storage or in the possession of others to whom it has
been officially entrusted for use or care and
ACCOUNTABLE ACTIVITYAn activity that
receives and issues material in and out of a stores
account (Navy Stock Account or Appropriation
Purchases Account), such as special accounting
class (SAC) 207 activities.
ACCOUNTING PERIODA definite period of time,
the beginning of which is fixed either by law or by
administrative action, for assembling, recording, or
reporting accounting data.
ACTIVITY ADDRESS CODEA six-character code
that consists 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
aviators equipment, and other
MATERIALAll the material
used in the operation and maintenance of aircraft.
AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT CONFIGURATION
LISTA listing of the avionics components
installed in aircraft, cross-referenced to applicable
allowance requirements registers, that contain the
support requirements for outfitting purposes.
AIRCRAFT CONTROLLING CUSTODIAN
(ACC)The air commands and Naval Air Systems
Command (NAVAIR) that exercise administrative
control of assignment, employment, and logistics
support of certain aircraft and aircraft engines as
specified by the CNO.
ALLOWANCE LISTA list of documents specifi-
cally tailored to an activity that identifies
items/parts needed for support of maintenance or
ALLOWANCE ITEMSItems that appear in
authorized allowance documents, such as COSAL,
SHORCAL, and AVCAL, with an allowed quantity.
ALLOWED ITEMSItems, both allowance and
nonallowance, that qualify for local stock or items
authorized to be procured as DTO material for
immediate or planned use.
APPOINTING AUTHORITYAn individual
designated in writing by the approving authority.
The appointing authority appoints financial
liability, if required, and recommends actions to the
APPROVING AUTHORITYThe individual who
makes determination to relieve involved individuals
from responsibility and/or accountability or to
approve assessment of financial liability. The
approving authority may act as the appointing
authority or designate an appointing authority
in writing. The approving authority is the
commanding officer unless specified by other
AUTOMATED ACTIVITIESActivities equipped
with an Electronic Digital Computer (EDC) system
for processing supply and accounting documents
AVIATION CONSOLIDATED ALLOWANCE
LISTA consolidated listing of components,
repair parts, and consumable items required for a
mobile activity (ashore or afloat) to perform
aviation organizational and intermediate level
maintenance in support of assigned aircraft.
AVIATION CAPABLE SHIPA nonaviation ship
that can be used as an aviation operating platform.
BAR CODEA method of labeling material that
provides for automated data collection for
processing material receipts, issue transactions, and
inventory of stowed materials. The labels consist of