Reference symbols are found in the IPB for the
RELIABILITY The probability that an item will
perform its intended function for a specified
interval under stated conditions.
REPAIRNecessary preparation, fault correction,
disassembly, inspection, replacement of parts,
adjustment, reassembly, calibration, or tests
accomplished in restoring items to serviceable
REPAIR CYCLE DATAAn uninterrupted record
of a repairable item from the time of removal until
repair is completed or a reclamation or salvage
determination is made. Material capable of
separate supply and replacement that is required for
the maintenance, overhaul, or the repair of an end
article; for example, airframe, accessories, in-
struments, engine, propeller, electrical, electronics,
photographic, armament, and training equipment,
including the repair parts of SE. This definition
does not include the SE end items.
REPAIRABLE ITEMA durable item which, when
unserviceable, can be economically restored to a
serviceable condition through regular repair
REPLACEMENT ITEMAn item that is func-
tionally interchangeable with another item but
differs physically from the original in that the
installation of the replacement requires operations
such as drilling, reaming, cutting, filming, or
shimming, in addition to the normal application
and methods of attachment.
REPORTING CUSTODIANAn organizational
unit of the lowest echelon of command accepting
responsibility, involving the accountability to the
CNO, for aircraft or engines, as designated either
by CNO or by the aircraft controlling custodian.
NOTE: Each aircraft or engine at any given
time from acceptance to strike is in the
reporting custody of one, and only one,
account for and provide information about
assigned aircraft or SE. This does not necessarily
imply physical custody.
REPORTING PERIODFor the purpose of the
MDS, a reporting period is 1 month.
RETIREMENTSeparation of aircraft from the
program inventory. Separation may be
accomplished by (1) strike, (2) transfer to status
codes series P, R, 5, and Y, or (3) transfer to a
contingency reserve status (code series W).
RETROFITIncorporation of an engineering
change, at any level, in accepted or in-service
REWORKThe restorative or additive work
performed on aircraft, aircraft equipment, and
aircraft SE at NAVAVNDEPOTs, contractors
plants, and such other industrial establishments
designated by TYCOMs. A rework process
extends from the time some of the work is started
until all of the work has been completed, including
temporary interruptions in direct labor; it also
includes rework evaluation and test and correction
of discrepancies determined thereby. Rework is
divided into two categories: standard and special.
RFIReady for Issue.
RFI MATERIALReady-for-Issue Material
Material, equipment, aircraft, and SE which does
not require rework of any type, replacement of
overage parts, or other than routine preinstallation
and post installation condition verification prior to
RMKS Remarks (message).
SA/A Systems Administrator/Analyst.
SAFETY/EI SERSafety/Engineering Investigation
Serial NumberA locally assigned four-digit
safety EI serial number.
SALTSStreamlined Automated Logistics Transmis-
SCCSequence Control Card.
SCIRSubsystem Capability and Impact Report-
SCTSpecial Crew Time.
SDLMStandard Depot-Level Maintenance.
SE Support Equipment.
SEAOPDET Sea Operational DetachmentA sea
duty component assigned to shore IMAs that is
used to augment the aircraft carriers IMA in
support of carrier air wing embarkations.
SEATSSurvival Equipment Asset Tracking Sys-
temSEATS is a database management system