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ACQUISITION ADVICE CODE AAC

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ACQUISITION ADVICE CODE (AAC)
A CODE DENOTING HOW, AS DISTINGUISHED FROM WHERE, AND UNDER WHAT RESTRICTIONS AN ITEM WILL BE ACQUIRED. SHORT TITLE, AAC. SEE VOLUME 10, TABLES 58, 97, 113, AND 143 AND QUICK INFO ON-LINE.

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A    SERVICE/AGENCY-REGULATED (SERVICE/AGENCY USE ONLY.) ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS CONTROLLED BY AUTHORITIES ABOVE THE ICP LEVEL TO ASSURE PROPER AND EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION. 1. THE USE OR STOCKAGE OF THE ITEM REQUIRES RELEASE AUTHORITY BASED ON PRIOR OR CONCURRENT JUSTIFICATION. 2. REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH AGENCY/SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES.
B    INVENTORY CONTROL POINT (ICP)-REGULATED (SERVICE/AGENCY USE ONLY.) ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS CONTROLLED BY THE ICP. 1. THE USE OR STOCKAGE OF THE ITEM REQUIRES RELEASE AUTHORITY BASED ON PRIOR OR CONCURRENT JUSTIFICATION. 2. REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH AGENCY/SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURE.
C    SERVICE/AGENCY-MANAGED (SERVICE/AGENCY USE ONLY.) ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS NOT SUBJECT TO SPECIALIZED CONTROLS OTHER THAN THOSE IMPOSED BY INDIVIDUAL SERVICES SUPPLY POLICY. 1. THE ITEM IS CENTRALLY MANAGED, STOCKED, AND ISSUED. 2. REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES.
D    DOD INTEGRATED MATERIEL-MANAGED, STOCKED, AND ISSUED ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS NOT SUBJECT TO SPECIALIZED CONTROLS OTHER THAN THOSE IMPOSED BY THE INTEGRATED MATERIEL MANAGER/SERVICE SUPPLY POLICY. 1. THE ITEM IS CENTRALLY MANAGED, STOCKED, AND ISSUED. 2. REQUISITIONS MUST CONTAIN THE FUND CITATION REQUIRED TO ACQUIRE THE ITEM. REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH INTEGRATED MATERIEL MANAGER(IMM)/SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES.
E    OTHER SERVICE-MANAGED, STOCKED, AND ISSUED (FOR SERVICE USE ONLY IF SECONDARY INVENTORY CONTROL ACTIVITY LEVEL OF AUTHORITY (SICA LOA) IS 8D AND NONCONSUMABLE ITEM MATERIAL SUPPORT CODE (NIMSC) IS 6.) ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS NOT SUBJECT TO SPECIALIZED CONTROLS OTHER THAN THOSE IMPOSED BY THE SERVICE REQUISITIONING POLICY. 1. THE ITEM IS CENTRALLY MANAGED, STOCKED, AND ISSUED. 2. REQUISITIONS MAY REQUIRE A FUND CITATION AND WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES.
F    FABRICATE OR ASSEMBLE # (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) NATIONAL STOCK NUMBERED ITEMS FABRICATED OR ASSEMBLED FROM RAW MATERIALS AND FINISHED PRODUCTS AS THE NORMAL METHOD OF SUPPORT. PROCUREMENT AND STOCKAGE OF THE ITEMS ARE NOT JUSTIFIED BECAUSE OF LOW USAGE OR PECULIAR INSTALLATION FACTORS. DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN LOCAL OR CENTRALIZED FABRICATE/ASSEMBLE CAPABILITY ARE IDENTIFIED BY THE SOURCE OF SUPPLY MODIFIER IN THE SOURCE OF SUPPLY COLUMN OF THE SERVICE MANAGEMENT DATA LISTS.
G    GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA)/CIVIL AGENCY INTEGRATED MATERIEL MANAGED, STOCKED, AND ISSUED IDENTIFIES GSA/CIVIL AGENCY-MANAGED ITEMS AVAILABLE FROM GSA/CIVIL AGENCY SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES. REQUISITIONS AND FUND CITATIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH GSA/CIVIL AGENCY/SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES.
H    DIRECT DELIVERY UNDER A CENTRAL CONTRACT # (VENDOR STOCKED) ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS NOT SUBJECT TO SPECIALIZED CONTROLS OTHER THAN THOSE IMPOSED BY IMM/SERVICE/AGENCY SUPPLY POLICY. 1. THE ITEM IS CENTRALLY MANAGED AND PROCURED. 2. NORMAL ISSUE IS BY DIRECT SHIPMENT FROM THE VENDOR TO THE USER AT THE ORDER OF THE ICP OR IMM. HOWEVER, ORDERS MAY BE SHIPPED FROM STOCK BY ICP OR IMM DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES WHEN THE VENDOR'S MINIMUM ORDER QUANTITY IS NOT MET, OR WHEN STOCKS ARE BEING DRAWN DOWN. 3. REQUISITIONS AND FUND CITATIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH IMM/SERVICE/AGENCY REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES. 4. GENERALLY, DELIVERY WILL BE MADE WITHIN APPLICABLE SERVICE/AGENCY GUIDELINES ADDRESSING CUSTOMER REQUIRED TIMEFRAMES.
I    DIRECT ORDERING FROM A CENTRAL CONTRACT/SCHEDULE (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS NOT SUBJECT TO SPECIALIZED CONTROLS OTHER THAN THOSE IMPOSED BY IMM/SERVICE SUPPLY POLICY. THE ITEM IS COVERED BY A CENTRALLY ISSUED CONTRACTUAL DOCUMENT, OR BY ANY MULTIPLE-AWARD FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULE, WHICH PERMITS USING ACTIVITIES TO PLACE ORDERS DIRECTLY ON VENDORS FOR DIRECT DELIVERY TO THE USER.
J    NOT STOCKED, CENTRALLY PROCURED # (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) IMM/SERVICE CENTRALLY MANAGED BUT NOT STOCKED ITEM. PROCUREMENT WILL BE INITIATED ONLY AFTER RECEIPT OF A REQUISITION.
K    CENTRALLY STOCKED FOR OVERSEAS ONLY MAIN MEANS OF SUPPLY IS LOCAL PURCHASE OR DIRECT ORDERING FROM A CENTRAL CONTRACT/SCHEDULE WHEN THE FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULE NUMBER IS SHOWN IN THE CMD RECORD. ITEM IS STOCKED IN DOMESTIC SUPPLY SYSTEM FOR THOSE ACTIVITIES UNABLE TO PROCURE LOCALLY DUE TO NONAVAILABILITY OF PROCUREMENT SOURCES OR WHERE LOCAL PURCHASE IS PROHIBITED (E.G., ASPR; FLOW OF GOLD; OR BY INTERNAL SERVICE/AGENCY RESTRAINTS). REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED BY OVERSEAS ACTIVITIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH SERVICE/AGENCY REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES. NOTE: CONTINENTAL U.S. (CONUS) ACTIVITIES WILL OBTAIN SUPPLY SUPPORT THROUGH LOCAL PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES.
L    RESTRICTED REQUISITIONING-DISPOSAL (SERVICE/AGENCY USE ONLY.) DISCONTINUED ITEMS NO LONGER AUTHORIZED FOR ISSUE EXCEPT ON THE SPECIFIC APPROVAL OF THE SERVICE INVENTORY MANAGER. REQUISITIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES IN INSTANCES WHERE VALID REQUIREMENTS EXIST AND REPLACING ITEM DATA HAS NOT BEEN FURNISHED.
M    RESTRICTED REQUISITIONS-MAJOR OVERHAUL (SERVICE/AGENCY USE ONLY.) ITEMS (ASSEMBLIES AND/OR COMPONENT PARTS) WHICH FOR LACK OF SPECIALIZED TOOLS, TEST EQUIPMENT, ETC., CAN BE USED ONLY BY MAJOR OVERHAUL ACTIVITIES. BASE, POST, CAMP, OR STATION ACTIVITIES WILL NOT REQUISITION UNLESS AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM MAJOR OVERHAUL FUNCTION.
N    RESTRICTED REQUISITIONING-DISPOSAL (SERVICE/AGENCY USE ONLY.) DISCONTINUED ITEMS NO LONGER AUTHORIZED FOR ISSUE EXCEPT ON THE SPECIFIC APPROVAL OF THE SERVICE INVENTORY MANAGER. REQUISITIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES IN INSTANCES WHERE VALID REQUIREMENTS EXIST AND REPLACING ITEM DATA HAS NOT BEEN FURNISHED.
O    PACKAGED FUELS (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) DLA-MANAGED AND SERVICE-REGULATED. 1. ITEM WILL BE CENTRALLY PROCURED IN ACCORDANCE WITH DOD 4140.25-M, PROCEDURES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, BUT NOT STOCKED BY IMM. LONG LEAD TIME REQUIRED. 2. REQUIREMENTS WILL BE SATISFIED BY DIRECT SHIPMENT TO THE USER EITHER FROM A VENDOR OR FROM SERVICE ASSETS AT THE ORDER OF ICP OR IMM. 3. REQUIREMENTS AND/OR REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SERVICE PROCEDURES.
P    RESTRICTED REQUISITION - SECURITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SAP) 1. INDICATES ITEM IS STOCKED OR ACQUIRED ONLY FOR SAP (REPLACES MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (MAP)) REQUIREMENTS OR 2. INDICATES ITEM IS NONSTOCKED AND MATERIEL IS ORDERED FROM THE CONTRACTOR FOR SHIPMENT DIRECTLY TO THE FOREIGN GOVERNMENT 3. BASE, POST, CAMP, OR STATION WILL NOT REQUISITION.
Q    BULK PETROLEUM PRODUCTS DLA-MANAGED. 1. ITEM MAY BE EITHER CENTRALLY STOCKED OR AVAILABLE BY DIRECT DELIVERY UNDER A CENTRAL CONTRACT. 2. REQUIREMENTS WILL BE SUBMITTED BY MILITARY SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH IMM PROCEDURES. 3. ITEM WILL BE SUPPLIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH DOD 4140.25-M.
R    RESTRICTED REQUISITION-GOVERNMENT FURNISHED MATERIAL (GFM) INDICATES ITEM IS CENTRALLY PROCURED AND STOCKED AS GFM IN CONNECTION WITH THE MANUFACTURE OF MILITARY ITEMS. BASE, POST, CAMP, OR STATION WILL NOT REQUISITION.
S    RESTRICTED REQUISITIONING-OTHER SERVICE FUNDED (SERVICE USE ONLY.) FOR SERVICE-MANAGED ITEMS WHEREBY THE ISSUE, TRANSFER, OR SHIPMENT IS SUBJECT TO SPECIALIZED CONTROLS OF THE FUNDING MILITARY SERVICE. 1. ITEM IS PROCURED BY A MILITARY SERVICE FOR THE FUNDING MILITARY SERVICE AND IS CENTRALLY MANAGED BY THE FUNDING SERVICE. 2. THE PROCURING MILITARY SERVICE HAS NO REQUIREMENT IN ITS LOGISTIC SYSTEM FOR THE ITEM.
T    CONDEMNED (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) ITEM IS NO LONGER AUTHORIZED FOR PROCUREMENT, ISSUE, USE, OR REQUISITIONING.
U    LEAD SERVICE-MANAGED AS A MINIMUM PROVIDES PROCUREMENT, DISPOSAL, AND SINGLE SUBMITTER FUNCTIONS. WHOLESALE LOGISTICS RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE TO BE PERFORMED BY THE PRIMARY INVENTORY CONTROL ACTIVITY (PICA) IN SUPPORT OF THE SICA ARE DEFINED BY THE SICA NIMSC CODE (SEE TABLE 107).
V    TERMINAL ITEM. IDENTIFIES ITEMS IN STOCK, BUT FUTURE PROCUREMENT IS NOT AUTHORIZED. REQUISITIONS MAY CONTINUE TO BE SUBMITTED UNTIL STOCKS ARE EXHAUSTED. PREFERRED ITEM NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER IS NORMALLY PROVIDED BY APPLICATION OF THE PHRASE: WHEN EXHAUSTED USE (NSN). REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH IMM/SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES AS APPLICABLE.
W    RESTRICTED REQUISITIONING-SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS APPLY (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) INDICATES STOCK NUMBER HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO A GENERIC ITEM FOR USE IN BID INVITATIONS, ALLOWANCE LISTS, ETC., AGAINST WHICH NO STOCKS ARE EVER RECORDED. REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH IMM/SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES. (THIS CODE WILL BE USED, WHEN APPLICABLE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH PHRASE CODE S (STOCK AS NSN(S)). IT IS CONSIDERED APPLICABLE FOR USE WHEN A PROCUREMENT SOURCE(S) BECOMES AVAILABLE. THE PHRASE CODE S AND THE APPLICABLE `STOCK AS' NSN(S) WILL THEN BE APPLIED FOR USE IN STOCK, STORE, AND ISSUE ACTIONS.)
X    SEMIACTIVE ITEM-NO REPLACEMENT (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) A POTENTIALLY INACTIVE NSN WHICH MUST BE RETAINED IN THE SUPPLY SYSTEM AS AN ITEM OF SUPPLY BECAUSE (1) STOCKS OF THE ITEM ARE ON HAND OR IN USE BELOW THE WHOLESALE LEVEL AND (2) THE NSN IS CITED IN EQUIPMENT AUTHORIZATION DOCUMENTS TO & E, TA, TM, ETC., OR IN-USE ASSETS ARE BEING REPORTED. 1. ITEMS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR CENTRAL PROCUREMENT BUT NOT AUTHORIZED FOR STOCKAGE AT WHOLESALE LEVEL. 2. REQUISITIONS FOR IN-USE REPLACEMENT WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH INDIVIDUAL MILITARY SERVICE DIRECTIVES. 3. REQUISTIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED AS REQUIREMENTS GENERATE. REPETITIVE DEMANDS MAY DICTATE AN AAC CHANGE TO PERMIT WHOLESALE STOCKAGE.
Y    TERMINAL ITEM # (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) FUTURE PROCUREMENT IS NOT AUTHORIZED. NO WHOLESALE STOCK IS AVAILABLE FOR ISSUE. 1. REQUISITIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED TO THE WHOLESALE MANAGER. 2. INTERNAL SERVICE/AGENCY REQUISITIONING MAY BE CONTINUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SERVICE/AGENCY REQUISITIONING POLICIES.
Z    INSURANCE/NUMERIC STOCKAGE OBJECTIVE ITEM. ITEMS WHICH MAY BE REQUIRED OCCASIONALLY OR INTERMITTENTLY, AND PRUDENCE REQUIRES THAT A NOMINAL QUANTITY OF MATERIEL BE STOCKED DUE TO THE ESSENTIALITY OR THE LEAD TIME OF THE ITEM. 1. THE ITEM IS CENTRALLY MANAGED, STOCKED, AND ISSUED. 2. REQUISITIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH IMM/SERVICE REQUISITIONING PROCEDURES.

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