Critical Item Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) An essential item which is in short supply or expected to be in short supply for an extended period.
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: logistics
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 4-05.1: Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Manpower Mobilization and Demobilization Operations: Reserve Component (RC) Callup, updated April 2012
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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