The SLAMIS NSLIN module implemented on 26 July 2005 includes a baseline Army NSLIN Master Catalog and gives PBOs Web access so that they can view the NSLIN records in the Master Catalog and request new NSLINs and MCNs when Master Catalog records do not meet their needs.
On 1 October 2005, PBUSE removed the capability previously available to the PBOs to assign their own NSLINs, added a hyperlink to SLAMIS for central assignment of NSLINs, and established links with LOGSA to include the NSLIN Master Catalog in the PBUSE application at the PBO level.
As of 22 February 2006, more than 15,000 NSLIN requests had been successfully submitted and the central NSLIN Master Catalog contained 22,000 NSLIN records.
Training opportunities have been offered throughout the development of the SLAMIS NSLIN module to PBOs; personnel in the research cells, HQDA, and AMC; program managers; and general users.
With the cooperation and support of PBOs and stakeholders throughout the Army, significant progress has been made since the initial implementation of the SLAMIS NSLIN module less than a year ago.
* Align all Army property books with the central NSLIN Master Catalog.
Central NSLIN management and the SLAMIS NSLIN module, which were recently established through the combined efforts of a wide range of stakeholders and support contractors, significantly improve the Army's capability to support this new environment.
The development of the SLAMIS NSLIN module has been, and continues to be, guided by stakeholders Army-wide, and implementation of various features will follow a deliberate phased approach.
The structure of the NSLIN needs to be carefully implemented.
Proposed NSLIN Structure Type Characteristics CTA-type equipment 1.
SLAMIS provides PBOs with a completely automated, Web-based system for requesting NSLINs and MCNs.
The table at left shows the proposed structure of NSLINs that has been recommended in the draft standing operating procedure for assigning NSLINs to be used in the centralized catalog.