Commodity supply management (JSP 886 volume 6)

This publication provides specific defence joint supply chain policy, regulation, guidance and procedures for the commodity ranges of items.

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The Defence Logistics Framework (DLF) has replaced JSP 886 as the authority for defence support chain policy and can be accessed through the Defence Gateway.



JSP 886 volume 6 instructions define the policy, related procedures and processes:

  • for effective management of service munitions across the full spectrum of defence
  • management of fuels, lubricants and gases (FL&G) in the MOD
  • for the demand, issue and disposal of operational ration packs (ORP) for operations and training
  • to enable the efficient and effective management of clothing, including aircrew protection and survival clothing
  • for the provision, supply, management, servicing, repair and disposal of medical, dental, veterinary and service dog materiel
  • to ensure that MOD owned or leased vehicles will be correctly registered and managed to satisfy UK legislation and MOD management and budgetary controls
  • to explain the supply accounting procedures for explosives at air consumer units

Updates to this page

Published 3 January 2012
Last updated 8 January 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added revised part 6.

  2. Added upated parts 2 and 7.

  3. Added updated part 6.

  4. Added updated part 5.

  5. Updated 'JSP 886: Vol 6, Part 6: supply of medical, dental and veterinary equipment in the joint supply chain' to version 2.4 and 'JSP 886: Vol 6, Part 7: registered numbered equipment policy' to version 2.1.

  6. Updated Part 5 'clothing'.

  7. Added updated version for part 1.

  8. Added new version of Part 6.

  9. Added updated part 6 v2.2 and new part 7 v2.0.

  10. Added updated parts 2 and 5.

  11. Added parts 2 v2.3 and 5 v2.11

  12. Removed 300

  13. Added part 5 Clothing (version 2.10). Removed part 7 which has been cancelled.

  14. Added updated Part 4

  15. Added updated part 6

  16. Added updated part 2

  17. Replaced part 2 and part 5 with updated versions

  18. First published.

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