Identification List (IL)contains the
following four sections:
1. PrefaceEach subsection contains a preface
that includes special instructions pertaining to
that individual subsection.
2. Alphabetical IndexThis list of National Item
Names is cross-referenced to index numbers to
help locate an item when the NSN is not known.
3. National Stock Number IndexThis list of
NSNs is arranged in numerical order and
referenced to index numbers to help locate an
item within a subsection.
4. List of Items index numberSome items are
illustrated for clarity. Each item listed includes
action codes; handling and/or storage codes, if
any; NSN; and a brief description of the item.
Action CodesAdditions, deletions, or
revisions of published data are identified as
Index NumbersItems are presented in
alphabetical order; index numbers are assigned
in ascending sequence within each pamphlet.
They are used solely as a locator device and not
in place of NSNs.
National Stock Number IndexNIINs are
listed in numerical order.
Descriptive DataImportant distinguishing
characteristics are stated in this section.
DescriptionInformation which appears
below the item name and above the box in which
the index number, NSN, and data are arranged.
Operational data may appear as a footnote such
as cold weather use only.
NotesInformation regarding item
special storage and handling procedures
are as follows:
Navy Management Data ListThis list
contains all items in the subsection and shows
unit of issue, price, and authorized substitutions.
A separate Navy Management Data List is
published for each Identification List.
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Recognize the
various supply levels, and recall requisition
form completion and processing procedures.
Procurement is the act of obtaining materials or
services. Material may be procured by requisition
(items with federal stock numbers) or open purchase
(items without federal stock numbers, procured from
nonfederal sources). Requisitions are most frequently
used, but open purchase is used for procuring
indicates items not previously
included in the basic publica -
tion, change bulletin, or
change notice; or reinstaten-
ment of a previously deleted
indicates a change in data
since the previous publication.
indicates an item that is no
corrosive or poisonous material
contains one or more component
items of the nature described under
R below; used in connection with
subject to damage by freezing
requires refrigeration between 2E to
8EC (35E to 46EF)
flammable or oxidizing materials
an item containing potentially
recoverable precious metals
an item with potency period or
drugs or other item requiring security
storage and Schedule III, IV, and V
alcohol, alcoholic beverages,
precious metals, or other substances
requiring vault storage and Schedule
item must be kept frozen for