on-vehicle materiel

on-vehicle materiel

[′ȯn ¦vē·ə·kəl mə′tir·ē·əl]
(ordnance)
Items of supply which, although not part of the vehicle proper, are issued with, and carried on, ordnance or other technical service vehicles; the items are required for vehicular maintenance, armament, fire protection, or communication, to complete the major combination; examples are guns, gun mounts, radios, flashlights, and fire extinguishers.