Definition of off-the-shelf item

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off-the-shelf item

'off-the-shelf item' is an military term meaning '(DOD) An item that has been developed and produced to military or commercial standards and specifications, is readily available for delivery from an industrial source, and may be procured without change to satisfy a military requirement'.

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