Acronyms and Abbreviations
Army correspondence course program
Army Institute for Professional
American Petroleum Institute
Army National Guard
American Society for Testing and
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
noncommissioned officer in charge
Department of the Army
Department of Defense
national stock number
Property Disposal Office
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation
Product Quality Deficiency Report
Defense Fuel Supply Center
Department Of Defense
Reserve on Board
Reid vapor pressure
static dissipator additive
Fuel System Icing Inhibitor
Standing operating procedure
in accordance with
water separometer index modified
initial boiling point
In-Plant Quality Evaluation
API. The gravity of any petroleum product is
additive An agent used for improving existing
corrected to 60F (16C).
characteristics or for imparting new characteristics
to certain petroleum products.
automotive gasoline (MOGAS) A hydrocarbon
American Petroleum Institute (API) The institute
procured by the military under two specifications.
represents and is supported by the petroleum
The specification for leaded and unleaded
industry. It standardizes the tools and equipment
gasoline is VV-G-(K)1690. Specification MIL-G-
used by the industry and promotes the
3056 specifies combat grade type 1 and 11.
advancement of research in the petroleum field.
aviation gasoline (AVGAS) A hydrocarbon fuel
American Society for Testing and Materials
for use in reciprocating piston-type aircraft
(ASTM) A national scientific technical organization
engines. AVGAS is characterized by high vapor
formed for the development of standards or
pressure and distillation range and high
characteristics performance of materials, products,
tetraethyIlead content. It is procured by the
systems, and services and the promotion of
military under specification MIL-G-5572.
barge A flat-bottomed boat used to carry cargo on
API Gravity An arbitrary scale expressing the gravity
inland waters or in lighterage service. Barges are
or density of liquid petroleum products. The
usually towed. A petroleum barge has internal
measuring scale is calibrated in terms of degrees
tanks to transport liquid cargo.