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spare part

[′spār ′pärt]
(engineering)
In supply usage, any part, component, or subassembly kept in reserve for the maintenance and repair of major items of equipment.
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The data required for the evaluation of spare part costs were obtained from the Ministry of Health Business Intelligence Decision Support System.
Speaking to reporters at a press conference, Behzad Zahiri, the CEO of IKCO Sales and After-Sales Service Company (ISACO) elaborated on the company's plans and programs for this year, emphasizing customer satisfaction, increasing spare parts market share, broadening international markets and domestic sourcing of the network needs.
Some of the consumers have demanded that the Consumer Production Authority intervene to control what they term as "skyrocketing prices of spare parts".
The Finnish airline has been going through all its spare part deliveries over the last decade to find out if any parts had been delivered by the suspected Italian companies.
Secretary of the Navy John Lehman sent a letter to Gould demanding repayment, and Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger gave notice that the DOD had to make "major changes' in its procurement of spare parts.
He said that the police received a tip-off that a warehouse based in Dubai sells counterfeit spare parts of famous brands, which are imported from China, after putting the trademark and barcode.
Therefore, the rotable spare parts were not merchandise within the meaning of Regs.
The Navy's servicewide strategic plan does not specifically address means to mitigate critical spare parts shortages.
Pakistan has a free trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka, however, Indian spare parts of automobiles, are reaching the local market through Sri Lanka which is hurting the local vending industry, said Mian Iqbal Hussain, the convener of engineering sub-committee of Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) while talking to newsmen here.
Prior reports and studies have identified major risks in the Department of Defense's (DOD) management, funding, and reporting of spare parts spending programs.