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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.

Self-aligning Plain Bearing | 3120-00-862-8298

Self-aligning Plain Bearing

3120-00-862-8298

Double Hexagon Self-locking Nut | 5310-01-589-7335

Double Hexagon Self-locking Nut

5310-01-589-7335

Tube Cap | 4730-01-629-1739

Tube Cap

4730-01-629-1739

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.

Digital Microcircuit | 5962-01-270-9758

Digital Microcircuit

5962-01-270-9758

Cable Assembly | 5995-01-461-8616

Cable Assembly

5995-01-461-8616

Quick Release Pin | 5315-00-904-1670

Quick Release Pin

5315-00-904-1670

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.

Sleeve Spacer | 5365-00-580-1615

Sleeve Spacer

5365-00-580-1615

Ribbed Trim Fastener | 5325-01-625-4443

Ribbed Trim Fastener

5325-01-625-4443

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-449-6889

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-449-6889

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.

Electrical Connector Cable Clamp | 5935-01-143-9169

Electrical Connector Cable Clamp

5935-01-143-9169

Dongle | 7025-01-608-4342

Dongle

7025-01-608-4342

Latch Assembly Hook | 5342-00-900-4453

Latch Assembly Hook

5342-00-900-4453

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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