Source of Supply.
A three position code or routing identifier code (ric),
which identifies the source of supply activity.
Special Material Indicator Code.
A two position code, which categorizes material on the basis of
requirements for source or quality control, technical design or
configuration control, procurement, stocking and issue control,
special receipt, inspection, testing, storage, or handling.
Material Management Aggregation Code.
A two position code that identifies an item of supply to be managed by a specific activity manager.
Material Echelon Code.
A two position code employed by the marine corps in classifying items
into categories by materiel category and procurement echelon. the alphanumeric management code is in the first position and identifies the materiel category
Denotes wether items shall be subjected to integrated management under the defense supply
agency or retained by the individual military service or other department of defense components for their
management. Assigned by th activity responsible for item management coding.