semiautomatic supply

semiautomatic supply

[¦sem·ē‚ȯd·ə′mad·ik sə′plī]
(ordnance)
System by which certain specified items of supplies needed by units, activities, or forces are shipped by the agencies responsible for supply on the basis of periodic reports of the status of stocks on hand and en route to the using agency; all other supplies are furnished on the basis of requisitions initiated by the using agency.