critical item


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critical item

An essential item which is in short supply or expected to be in short supply for an extended period. See also critical supplies and materiel; regulated item.
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The SEAL team was missing critical items, indicative of a team that has done thousands of operations in just a few months.
Overall critical-violation rates estimated from the sample of inspection records from OSDH and OCCHD during the period 1996-2000 are presented in Table 1, together with the percentage of violations that were repeat violations of the same critical item.
Managing Resupply Requirements and Critical Item Support
The next bit of information would be the critical item set and failure factors for those critical items.
The maintenance transition reports provide delivery, estimated delivery and critical item data covering spares, support equipment, and publications for each system on the aircraft.
Summer weather in Alaska can be subject to dramatic swings, so another critical item is a sturdy, rain-resistant parka; consider Gore-Tex, which packs well.
Teledyne Brown successfully developed a full-scale interior mockup of the SWCS vehicle, provided hullform models and a demonstration of the system's functionality under a Phase One Critical Item Development (CID) Contract awarded in October 2010.
The cast pedal is a structural, safety critical item that also requires good cosmetics.
The contracts for the shipyard and electrical and control systems supplier and integrator have now been awarded as the final element in a phasing of contracts designed to de-risk critical item delivery, interfaces and integration.
As an example, sanitization of utensils was considered a Critical item in the 2005 Food Code; it is designated as a Priority item in the 2009 Food Code.
22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holidays are a time of hustle and bustle - and now AARP is urging Illinoisans to add another critical item to their holiday to-do lists.
Samsung Engineering will provide detail engineering and procurement for critical items, and the consortium partner CB&I will provide pre-construction consultation for successful bridging to engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract.

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