Operating Procedures Manual for MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP (NAVSUP P-437)This publication issues policy on the MILSTRIP/ MILSTRAP system. This publication takes precedence over conflicting provisions contained in other supply system manuals or directives. It consists of 11 chapters and severaI appendixes and exhibits. It covers system management, requisitioning ashore, inventory control, financial matters, materiel movement priorities, and evaluation procedures. The publication provides forms, formats, and codes, and it serves as a comprehensive ready reference for those involved in preparing or processing MILSTRIP documents. The chapters are listed below.
|2||Supply System Management|
|4||Inventory Control at Stock Points|
|5||MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP Financial Inventory Accounting|
|7||Uniform Material Movement and Issue Priority System|
|9||Internal Logistics Program (ILP)|
|11||DAAS Procedures (Defense Automatic Addressing System)|
NAVSUP P-437 is not distributed afloat. All afloat MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP operations are incorporated into NAVSUP P-485.
Paragraph numbering in this publication is similar to that of the NAVSUP Manual.
Paragraph 06120-3a is broken down as follows:
Afloat Supply Procedures (NAVSUP P-485)This publication establishes policies for operating and managing afloat supply departments and activities. It will help supply personnel to understand and perform their individual tasks.
Although this publication is designed primarily for nonautomated supply procedures, much of the information it contains also applies to automated systems.
The procedures contained in this publication are the minimum essential to acceptable supply management and are mandatory unless specifi- cally stated as being optional. It encompasses the procedures outlined in the NAVSUP Manual, volumes I, II, and V, and NAVSUP P-437 as they apply to afloat situations. It is divided into six chapters as follows:
|1||Organization and Administration|
|4||Materiel Receipt, Custody, and Stowage|
|5||Materiel Expenditure and Shipment|
In addition to these six chapters, NAVSUP P-485 contains several appendixes that contain such information as advice codes, document identifier codes, fund codes, and units of issue.
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