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A | Technical Definitions

Acquisition Method Code

A code reflecting the decision of the primary inventory control activity /pica/ as to technique of purchasing to be employed from a planned procurement review. Must be used in combination with DRN 2876. See volume 10, tables 70 and 71 and quick info online.

Acquisition Method Suffix Code (AMSC)

A supplementary code to indicate the primary reason why the numeric code/procurement method code/was assigned for procurement. E.G. Item requires special testing, rights to procurement not legally available, etc. Must be used in combination with DRN 2871. See volume 10, tables 70 and 71 and quick info online.

Affiliation Code

A one position alpha code that denotes the corporate relationship within a corporate complex structure. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 197.

Hexagon Slotted Self-locking Nut | 5310-00-047-2394

Hexagon Slotted Self-locking Nut

5310-00-047-2394

Circuit Breaker | 5925-00-420-7675

Circuit Breaker

5925-00-420-7675

Vaneaxial Fan | 4140-01-552-8414

Vaneaxial Fan

4140-01-552-8414

Air Commodity Code

A one position alphanumeric code for all shipments via air to identify material for manifesting and customs requirements. In accordance with DOD 4100.3-m, volume 10, table 85.

Air Dimension Code

A one position alpha code that identifies dimensional characteristics of air shipments by relating the length, width, or height dimensions of the largest piece to the minimum size cargo door opening of an aircraft. In accordance with DOD 4100.3-m, volume 10, table 84.

Air Special Handling Code

A one position alphanumeric code for all shipments via air to identify material for manifesting and customs requirements. In accordance with DOD 4100.3-m, volume 10, table 85.

Telephone Adapter | 5935-01-573-7478

Telephone Adapter

5935-01-573-7478

Magnetic Pipe Plug | 4730-01-162-0672

Magnetic Pipe Plug

4730-01-162-0672

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-599-9958

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-599-9958

Applicability Key

A three position alphanumeric code that indicates whether a requirement in a federal item identification guide (FIIG) needs to be satisfied for the item being identified.

Association Code

A five position alphanumeric code assigned by the program manager to identify the corporate complex entity and all related sub-entities that comprise a corporate complex. The association code is used in item identification screening operations to determine actual or possible duplicate items when the reference number is the same but the commercial and government entity (CAGE) code is different.

Authorized Item Identification Data Collaborator Code

An activity designated to collaborate on proposed revisions to item identification data for all national item identification numbers with a MOE rule on which the activity is recorded.

Oil Cooler Housing | 2815-01-583-8214

Oil Cooler Housing

2815-01-583-8214

Pin-rivet | 5320-00-558-3132

Pin-rivet

5320-00-558-3132

Cable Assembly | 6150-01-607-8709

Cable Assembly

6150-01-607-8709

Authorized Item Identification Data Receiver Code

An activity designated to receive distribution of item identification file maintenance data for all national item identification numbers with a MOE rule on which the activity is recorded.

Authorized Item Identification Data Submitter Code

A code identifying the single activity authorized to submit item identification data for a specific item of supply to the defense logistics information service.

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Point

A six position alphanumeric Department of Defense activity address code (DODAAC). Codes can be found on the defense automatic addressing system center (DAASC) inquiry system. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 133.

Film Fixed Resistor | 5905-01-113-4773

Film Fixed Resistor

5905-01-113-4773

Electrical Tachometer Indicator | 6620-00-526-5004

Electrical Tachometer Indicator

6620-00-526-5004

Sleeve Bearing | 3120-01-424-5891

Sleeve Bearing

3120-01-424-5891

Automatic Data Processing Equipment (ADPE) Identification Code

A one position numeric code that indicates an item of ADPE or containing ADPE. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-7 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 159.

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