Classes of Supply

The military breaks down all of it’s supply requirements by class.  I think it will easier for our planning to use this class system.  It will help give us an orderly way to account for all the things we’ll need and want and help us not forget something useful.

Class  Description
Class I – Rations Subsistence (food and drinking water)
Class II – Expendables Individual equipment
Class III – POL Petroleum, fuels, lubricants, hydraulic and insulating oils, preservatives, liquids and gases, bulk chemical products, coolants, deicer and antifreeze compounds, components, and additives of petroleum and chemical products, and coal.
Class IV Construction materials, including installed equipment and all fortification and barrier materials.
Class V – Ammunition Ammunition of all types, bombs, explosives, mines, fuzes, detonators, pyrotechnics, missiles, rockets, propellants, and associated items.
Class VI – Personal demand items Health and hygiene products, soaps and toothpaste, writing material, snack food, beverages, cigarettes, batteries, alcohol, and cameras
Class VII – Major end items such as launchers, tanks, mobile machine shops, and vehicles.
Class VIII – Medical Medical material including repair parts peculiar to medical equipment.
Class IX – Repair parts
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