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What does AP stand for?

AP stands for Advance Procurement

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  • Military and Government

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6 million Thales $400 million BAE Systems $58 million Ultra Electronics 51 million [pounds sterling] Company Event Rockwell Collins Colour LCDs for 80 RCAF and 71 RAAF F/A-18s DRS Technologies Secure voice and data communications subsystems Raytheon 8 SeaVue maritime surveillance radars and spares Flir Systems Star Safire II airborne thermal imager for HC-130 Northrop Grumman Advance procurement long-lead time materials for LPD21 Rockwell Collins Displays for the US Army's 1,200 Black Hawks Northrop Grumman Increment to previous $221.
The rule restricts the use of multiyear contracts for supplies to only those for complete and usable end items, and restricts the use of advance procurement to only those long-lead items necessary in order to meet a planned delivery schedule for complete major end items.