Acronyms - Packaging

The following are abbreviations and acronyms used in military packaging. TO FIND AN ACRONYM:   On the navigational bar below, Click on the first letter of the desired word. This action will take you to the appropriate section. From there, just scroll down to find the acronym you desire.  NOTE: Acronyms below were extracted from MIL-STD-129 and MIL-STD-2073-1D.

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AID Agency for International Development
AIM Automatic Identification Manufacturers
APL Automated Packing List
APO Air Post Office
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
BCID Bar Coded Identification Markings
BCSN Bar Coded Serial Number
Bq Becquerel
C Celsius
CAA Competent Authority Approval
CAGE Commercial And Government Entity
C & T Clothing and Textiles
CARC Chemical Agent Resistant Coating
CASKO Component, Assembly, Set, Kit, or Outfit
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
COC Certificate of Conformance
COE Certificate of Equivalency
CON CODE Supply Condition Code
CONTR Contract Data Markings
CONUS Continental United States
CPI Characteristics Per Inch
CU Cube
DCMAO Defense Contract Management Area Operations
DFAR Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation
DIST Distribution Code
DOD Department of Defense
DODAAC Department of Defense Activity Address Code
DODISS Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards
DOT Department of Transportation
DPSC Defense Personnel Support Center
DTS Defense Transportation System
ESD Electrostatic Discharge
EXP Expiration
F Fahrenheit
FMS Foreign Military Sales
FPO Fleet Post Office
FSC Federal Supply Class
GBL Government Bill of Lading
GSA General Services Administration
HAZMAT Hazardous Materials
HCI Hardness Critical Item
HRI Human-readable Interpretation
IATA International Air Transport Association
IAW In Accordance With
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IDENT Identification Markings
IMDG International Maritime Dangerous Goods
IMO International Maritime Organization
INSP Inspection
kBq Kilobecquerel
kPa Kilopascal
MAPAD Military Assistance Program Address Directory
mBq Megabecquerel
MCP Materiel Consolidation Point
MFD Manufactured
MILSTAMP Military Standard Transportation and Movement Procedures
MILSTRAP Military Standard Transportation Reporting and Accounting Procedures
MILSTRIP Military Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures
MILVAN Military-owned Demountable Container
MOP Method of Preservation
MRO Materiel Released Order
mSv Millisievert
MTMC Military Traffic Management Command
MWO Modification Work Order
NA North American
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NIIN National Item Identification Number
NMCS Not Mission Capable Supply
NOA Notice of Availability
n.o.s. Not Otherwise Specified
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NSN National Stock Number
OCONUS Outside Continental United States
OCR Optical Character Reader
OF Optional Form
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyl
PIIN Procurement Instrument Identification Number
PN or P/N Part Number
P/O Part Of
POC Port of Debarkation
POE Port of Embarkation
POP Performance-oriented Packaging
PPP&M Preservation, Packaging, Packing, and Marking
PSN Proper Shipping Name
QTY Quantity
QUP Quantity Per Unit Pack
RDD Required Delivery Date
RIC Routing Indicator Code
RL Reel
RO Roll
ROD Report of Discrepancy
SEAVAN Commercial or Government-owned (or leased) Shipping Container
SER NO Serial Number
SF Standard Form
SKO Set, Kit, Outfit
SLC Shelf-life Code
STANAG Standardization Agreement
Sv Sievert
TAC Type of Address Code
TAC Transportation Account Code
tBq Terabecquerel
TCN Transportation Control Number
TP Transportation Priority
UI Unit of Issue
UN United Nations
UP Unit Price
UPC Universal Product Code
USPS United States Postal Service
uSv Microsievert
WT Weight

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Last Updated 15 Oct 2015