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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.

Shear Bolt | 5306-01-305-4320

Shear Bolt

5306-01-305-4320

Tube To Boss Straight Adapter | 4730-00-527-9484

Tube To Boss Straight Adapter

4730-00-527-9484

Loop Clamp | 5340-01-160-6888

Loop Clamp

5340-01-160-6888

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.

Electrical Plug Connector | 5935-00-929-5917

Electrical Plug Connector

5935-00-929-5917

Flush Catch | 5340-01-194-0891

Flush Catch

5340-01-194-0891

Fault Locating Indicator | 6625-00-117-3970

Fault Locating Indicator

6625-00-117-3970

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.

Boss Coupling | 4730-01-141-2555

Boss Coupling

4730-01-141-2555

Hexagon Self-locking Nut | 5310-01-523-3946

Hexagon Self-locking Nut

5310-01-523-3946

Ribbed Trim Fastener | 5325-01-625-4443

Ribbed Trim Fastener

5325-01-625-4443

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.

Electrostatic Discha Wrist Strap | 5920-01-134-9623

Electrostatic Discha Wrist Strap

5920-01-134-9623

Electrical Grounding Strip | 5999-01-627-6135

Electrical Grounding Strip

5999-01-627-6135

Test Lead Set | 6625-01-121-0510

Test Lead Set

6625-01-121-0510

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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