ADDRESS REPORT. The address report
contains all the information on the address file (Unit
Identification Code, activity name, routing Identifier
code, plain language address used for naval messages,
and the shipping address). This report is used to
determine the addresses of activities that your FOSAMS
activity issues to or receives ammunition from.
ALLOWANCE REPORT. This report provides
information on allowances, by NALC and COG, for
each UIC. This report also lists NCEA expended
year-to-date by UIC, and NALC substitutes. Types of
allowances that could be listed are ABSLA, SHIPFILL,
MISSION/CARGO, and NCEA.
BUILDING/HOLD REPORT. This report
contains the lists of static magazine characteristics and,
optionally, the date of last inventory for a particular
building/hold or for all locations.
DUE-IN REMINDER REPORT. This report is
used to determine what material has been requisitioned
or is due in.
LOT ASSET REPORT. This report provides a
list of all lots at the site or specific lot information.
NAR REPORT. This report contains all NAR
information. The report can be obtained for a specific
NAR number, NALC, NIIN, or all NARS.
NIIN ASSET REPORT. This report provides
information on all assets held on hand or reserved, or
lists information pertaining to a specific NIIN.
RESERVATION REPORT. This report is used
to obtain information about material reserved for issued,
for further transfer (FFT), and excess.
SECURITY RISK CATEGORY REPORT.
This report is used to determine where assets of a
specific Physical Security code are stored.
SPACE CONTROL REPORT. The information
in this report includes building/hold, hazard class,
waiver number (if applicable), cubic feet utilized,
explosive weight utilized, cubic feet available,
explosive weight available, and the Security Risk codes
and Compatibility codes for material stored in a given
TECHNICAL DATA REPORT. This report is
used to obtain technical data about any assets on hand.
TRANSACTION HISTORY REPORT. This
report provides a historical report of transactions, sorted
by date, for a specific NALC/NIIN or all transaction
between a range of dates.
VERIFICATION REPORT. This report is used
to determine what material has not been scanned and
verified. When material is verified, the records are
deleted from the verification report.
REVIEW NUMBER 1
What does FOSAMS stand for?
What technology does FOSAMS use?
Who has absolute authority and responsibility
for managing the FOSAMS computer system?
Which FOSAMS report lists all transactions
processed that day?
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Describe the
functions and state the purpose of the
Conventional Ammunition Integrated
Management System (CAIMS).
The Conventional Ammunition Integrated
Management System (CAIMS) is a management tool
for all echelons of the Navy that relate assets to require-
ments and to inventory managers for item decision-
The Naval Ordnance Center
(NAVORDCEN) in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania,
maintains the CAIMS ammunition stock status file.
Pertinent data is extracted from this file for distribution
to interested fleet and area commanders. The CAIMS
ammunition stock status file is not automatically
distributed to commands. It is available and maybe
requested by individual commands through normal chain-
The CAIMS ammunition
stock status file provides the following data:
1. Date of the last transaction report
2. Monthly and cumulative (to date this fiscal year)
expenditures by ammunition type, as listed
Loss by inventory
Out of system transfers