priority designator


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priority designator

A two-digit issue and priority code (01 through 15) placed in military standard requisitioning and issue procedure requisitions. It is based upon a combination of factors that relate the mission of the requisitioner and the urgency of need or the end use and is used to provide a means of assigning relative rankings to competing demands placed on the Department of Defense supply system.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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This RDD applies to requisitions with priority designators 01 through 03 and is reserved for US Forces.
Item NSN Battery power 6130-01-525-2788 source Battery power 6130-01-525-1635 source Battery power 6130-01-525-1617 supply Power supply 6130-01-525-2021 adapter Computer case 7045-01-525-2029 Gasket 5330-01-525-2011 O-ring 5331-01-525-2035 O-ring 5331-01-525-2064 O-ring 5331-01-545-0210 Retaining ring 5325-01-524-9457 Retaining ring 5365-01-524-9820 instrument Security module 5810-01-529-8767 Dust cap 5340-01-524-9816 Dust cap 5340-01-524-9480 Hardware kit 5340-01-539-3970 Inductive stylus 7520-01-524-9762 Stylus holder 5895-01-525-0352 PRIORITY DESIGNATORS 09-15 SHOULD BE USED FOR THESE TYPES OF REPLENISHMENT ITEMS.
After determining the required delivery date (RDD) and its appropriate code, the supply priority designator is then converted into a transportation priority (TP).

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