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This in-depth guide is an essential reference for anyone labeling military property. Identification markings must meet criteria outlined in the MIL-STD-130N Military Standard.

  • Explains unique item identifiers (UII) and their role in overall item unique identification (IUID) system
  • Easily outlines which items need UIIs
  • Describes process of creating military property labels, including the UII as a data matrix barcode
  • Covers US Dept of Defense property label requirements from MIL-STD-130N


How to Identify U.S. Military Property

The DOD requires much of its property to carry identifying labels, as described in their Standard Practice titled “Identification of U.S. Military Property,” MIL-STD-130N. This labeling requirement ensures that DOD property can be identified and managed in a responsible and effective way. However, the labeling system is complex, and creating these labels can be a daunting task. This guide clarifies the system, to help you create effective and compliant markings.