TeachMeFinance.com - explain contingency retention stock
contingency retention stock 'contingency retention stock' is an military term meaning '(DOD) That portion of the quantity of an item excess to the approved force retention level for which there is no predictable demand or quantifiable requirement, and which normally would be allocated as potential DOD excess stock, except for a determination that the quantity will be retained for possible contingencies for United States forces. (Category C ships, aircraft, and other items being retained as contingency reserve are included in this stratum.)'.
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