expendable supplies

What is expendable supplies?

expendable supplies meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Supplies that are consumed in use, such as ammunition, paint, fuel, cleaning and preserving materials, surgical dressings, drugs, medicines, etc., or that lose their identity, such as spare parts, etc., and may be dropped from stock record accounts when it is issued or used.
Source: JP 4-02


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms