deteriorating supplies

deteriorating supplies

[di′tir·ē·ə‚rād·iŋ sə′plīz]
(ordnance)
Those items that may reasonably be expected to become unusable within 1 or 2 years, whether used or not.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.