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Classes of supply

Classes of supply refers to the ten categories into which supplies are grouped in order to facilitate supply management and planning.

I. Rations and gratuitous issue of health, morale, and welfare items.

II. Clothing, individual equipment, tentage, tool sets, and administrative and housekeeping supplies and equipment.

III. Petroleum, oils, and lubricants.

IV. Construction materials.

V. Ammunition.

VI. Personal demand items.

VII. Major end items, including tanks, helicopters, and radios.

VIII. Medical.

IX. Repair parts and components for equipment maintenance.

X. Nonstandard items to support nonmilitary programs such as agriculture and economic development.

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