Figure 7-13.Requisition and Invoice/Shipping Document, DD Form 1149.
Figure 7-14.Table for determining a priority designator.
Urgency of Need Designator
The urgency of need designator (UND) is a letter (A,
B, or C) that indicates the relative urgency of a forces or
activitys need for a required item of material. The force
or activity requiring the material assigns the UND.
The basic definitions for the urgency of need
designator are as follows:
Requirement is immediate.
Without the material needed, the
activity is unable to perform one or
more of its primary missions.
The condition noted in definition 2
has been reported by established
procedures (explained later).
Requirement is immediate or known
to be required in the immediate
The activitys ability to perform one
or more of its primary missions will
be impaired until the material is
Requirement is routine.