It was used by NAVICP, Philadelphia to realize the AVCAL
cost reductions discussed earlier and to identify future benefits through continuing implementation of RBS for Naval air stations and Marine Corps support packages.
CVNs typically receive their AVCAL allowance package eight months prior to entering surge status.
Such coordinated effort to enhance the AVCAL real-time based on solid statistical analysis proved to be a huge win for Truman.
Once requisitions for Truman's AVCAL Refresh were dropped, S-6 worked feverishly to get those parts on board, including working closely with AIRLANT and Naval Inventory Control Point (NAVICP) for more scarce items, as well as coordinating with repair facilities to coordinate repair-and-return items to maximize our range and depth prior to deployment.
Navy Public Works Center, Yokosuka, Japan; Aviation Consolidated Allowance List (AVCAL
) and Consolidated Shipboard Allowance List (COSAL) Inventory and Financial Manager, Commander Naval Air Force, U.S.
Sea Trials finished in September and the ship had less than 90 days to be certified C2, "ready carrier." Within three months, our Supply Department had to move back aboard the ship; complete and load a brand new AVCAL
(Aviation Consolidated Allowance List); prepare and complete Tailored Ships Training Availability (TSTA)/Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPUTEX)/Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX); execute deployment load plans; achieve required manning and qualifications; and successfully complete the ASMAT and SMI--whew!