by requisition, but purchase is used to procure
requirements. The simplest form of a requisition is
merely a request for material made out on the
appropriate Navy form and drawn at a naval supply
activity. If material must be obtained by open purchase
to fill specialized needs, this also is usually handled by
the local supply department or activity.
Shipboard Uniform Automated Data Processing
System, known commonly as SUADPS, is the
supply-computerized system that is used at sea.
SUADPS is broken down into two subsystems: the
Shipboard Nontactical Automated Data Processing
Processing Program II, or SNAP II, which is used on
smaller ships. The Uniform Automated Processing
System, or UADPS, is the computerized-supply system
being used on shore-based activities.
should use to requisition materials depends on the
supply system is manual or automated.
requisition forms are the ones used most in the supply
is used in manual supply systems for purchasing
standard-stock items (fig. 5-8).
form is used in manual supply systems for purchasing
standard-stock items (fig. 5-9).
as a shipping and invoice document and is included with
the material being shipped. After the material is
received, the original copy must be signed and returned
to the sender (fig. 5-11).
because pencil marks smudge and cause errors during
the requisition processing. When you are preparing
requisitions, it is not necessary to space the entries
within the "tic" marks printed on the forms, but you
must get each entry inside the proper data blocks. The
communication zero (Ř) is used on MILSTRIP
requisitions to eliminate confusion between the
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