Although this is not a problem at or below the cataloging level, it makes it nearly impossible for managers at higher levels to determine the density of a particular nonstandard item.
By using this format, the nonstandard item will print out on the primary hand receipt in the same area as Army-adopted items that serve the same general purpose.
This article chronicles the next-generation systems processes for cataloging nonstandard items, imminent data cleansing, migration, and conversion as it relates to nonstandard, noncataloged items during the fielding of Global Combat Support System--Army (GCSS--Army).
For the purposes of this article, the process will be limited to unit conversion and fielding of GCSS--Army as it relates to cataloging nonstandard items.
Items such as add-on armor kits, Warlock force-protection systems, and John Deere M-Gators are prominent examples of items that cause frustration and confirm the need for the Army to centrally manage NSLINs and associated management control numbers (MCNs) for nonstandard items
The 25 February 2004 update to AR 710-2, Supply Policy Below the National Level, authorizes IMA garrisons to submit turn-in transactions to transfer commercial nonstandard items
directly from their property books to their DRMOs.