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VV-P-236Petrolatum Technical
TT-C-520B Protective coating and sound deadener
MIL-PRF-680 Ty IIDegreasing Solvent
TT-I-735Isopropyl Alcohol Grades A and B
VV-L-751Lubricating Oil, Chain Wire Rope and Exposed Gear Grades 1, 2, and 3
VV-L-800Lubricating Oil, Genreal Purpose, Preservative
SAE-J1899Oil, Lubricating, Aircraaft Piston Engine (Ashless Dispersant)
SAE-J-1966Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Reciprocating (Engine)
MIL-PRF-2104Lubricating Oil, Internal Combustion Engine, Gr. 10w-30, 15w-40
MIL-PRF-2105Lubricating Oil, Gear Multi-purpose, gr. 75w-80, w-90, 85, w-140
SAE-J2360Oil, Lubricating, Gear Multipurpose (Metric) military use
SAE-AMS-2518Thread Compound, Anti-Seize, Graphite-Petrolatum
MIL-PRF-3150Lubricating Oil, Preservative, Medium
MIL-G-3545Grease, Aircraft, High Temperature
SAE-AMS-G-4343Grease Pneumatic Systems
MIL-PRF-5606Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base, Aircraft, Missile and Ordinance
SAE-AMS-G-6032Grease, Plug Valve, Gasoline and Oil Resistant
MIL-PRF-6081Lubricating Oil, Jet Engine, Gr. 1010
MIL-PRF-6083Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base Preservative
MIL-PRF-6085Lubricating Oil, Instrument, Aircraft Low Volatility
MIL-PRF-6086Lubricating Oil, Gear, Petroleum Base, Grade M
MIL-C-6529Corrosion Preventive, Aircraft Engine, Type 1, 2, and 3
MIL-C-7024 / MIL-PRF-7024Corrosion Preventive, Aircraft Engine, Type II
MIL-PRF-7808Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Turbine Engine, Synthetic Base
MIL-M-7866Molybdenum Disulfide, Technical ,Lubrication Grade
MIL-PRF-7870Lubricating Oil, General Purpose ,Low Temperature
MIL-PRF-8188Corrosion Preventative Oil, Gas, Turbine Engine, Aircraft Synthetic Base
MIL-S-8660Silicone Compound
MIL-L-9000Lubricating Oil, Shipboard, Internal Combustion Engine, High Output Diesel
MIL-E-9500Ethylene Glycol, Technical
MIL-PRF-10924Grease Automotive And Artillery
MIL-C-11796Corrosion Preventative, Hot Application, Classes 1,1A, 2, and 3
MIL-C-15074Corrosion Preventive, Fingerprint Remover
MIL-L-15719Lubricating Grease (High Temp, Electric Motor, Ball and Roller Bearings)
MIL-PRF-16173Corrosion Preventive Compound, Solvent Cutback, Cold Application Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
MIL-DTL-17111Fluid Power Transmission
MIL-PRF-17331Lubricating Steam Turbine, Oil, Steam Turbine( Non Corrosive) Symbol 2190 TEP
MIL-PRF-17672Lubricating Oil, Hydraulic and Light Turbine, Non Corrosive, Symbols 2075th, 2110th and 2135th
MIL-PRF-18458Grease, Wire Rope Exposed Gear
MIL-G-21164Grease, Molybdenum Disulphide for Low and High Temperatures
MIL-PRF-21260Lubricating Oil, Internal Combustion Engine, Preservative and Break In, Type I Grade 10 and 30
MIL-L-22851Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Piston Engine (Ash-less Dispersant) Types 2 and 3
MIL-L-23398Lubricant, Solid Film, Air Drying
MIL-DTL-23549Grease, General Purpose
MIL-PRF-23699Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Turbine Engine Synthetic Base
MIL-PRF-23827Grease, Aircraft and Instrument, Gear and Actuator Screw
MIL-PRF-24139Grease, Multipurpose, Water Resistant
DOD-G-24508Grease, High Performance Ball and Roller Bearing
DoD-L-25681Lubricant, Molybdenum Disulphide, Silicone
MIL-PRF-27617Grease Aircraft, Fuel and Oil Resistant
MIL-PRF-32033Lubricating oil, General Purpose
MIL-H-46001Hydraulic fluid (Petroleum Base for Machine Tools Grades 1, 2, 3, and 4
MIL-L-46017Lubricating Oil, Machine Tool Slide-ways, Type 1
MIL-PRF-46147Lubricant, Solid Film Air Cured
MIL-A-46153Antifreeze, Ethylene Glycol, Inhibited, Heavy Duty , Single Package
MIL-PRF-46170 Type IHydraulic Fluid, Rust Inhibited, Fire Resistant, Synthetic Hydrocarbon Base
MIL-PRF-46176Brake Fluid, Silicone, Automotive, All Weather Operational and Preservative
MIL-PRF-53074Lubricating Oil, Steam Cylinder, Mineral 5190
MIL-DTL-85054Corrosion Preventive Compound, Water Displacing, Clear (Armguard) Types I and II
MIL-PRF-87252Coolant Fluid, Hydrolytically Stable, Dielectric
MIL-PRF-87257Hydraulic fluid, fire resistant; low temperature, synthetic hydrocarbon base, aircraft and missile

MIL-SPEC, [military specification, military standard (MIL-STD)] is a United States Defense standard used to describe a product that meets specific performance and manufacturing standards for equipment and chemicals.

Other non-defense government organizations, technical organizations and industry may also use military specifications are not just limited to The Department of Defense, as other government organizations and Industry use them as well.

Here is a Q&A from the Department of Defense:

What is a performance spec?
A. A performance specification states requirements in terms of the required results with criteria for verifying compliance, but without stating the methods for achieving the required results. A performance specification defines the functional requirements for the item, the environment in which it must operate, and interface and interchangeability characteristics.

Q. What guidance have we given on how to write a performance specification?
A. Writing performance specifications is not a new concept. We have been teaching how to write performance requirements for years at our specification training course. It has received extra emphasis in our training on how to write Commercial Item Descriptions. What is new is that we are now designating documents as "performance specifications."

Q. If you have a performance spec that is MILSPEC, is a waiver needed?
A. No.

Q. Is it possible for a general specification to be designated as performance and its associated specification sheets to be designated as detail?
A. No. Since a general specification must be used together with a specification sheet, the fact that the specification sheet is detail requires the general specification also to be designated as detail.

Q. Within the same family of specification sheets, is it possible for some to be designated as detail and others to be performance?
A. Generally, no. The decision whether to convert a family of specification sheets to performance specifications must be consistent across-the-board. In some cases, however, the number of specification sheets that must be converted to performance specifications may be very large, making it difficult to convert all of them at one time. In this situation, there may be a temporary blend of detail and performance specification sheets within the same document number series. This situation is acceptable as long as the goal is to convert all of them to performance specifications.

Q. Can a performance spec ever cite a detail spec as a requirement?
A. The citing of a detail spec as a requirement does not automatically mean that a spec is not performance, but it is a strong indicator that as spec may not be performance. Performance specs should not cite any detail spec as a requirement if it demands a specific design solution. But performance specs may cite a detail spec if it relates to a physical or operational interface requirement.
For example, it would be permissible to have a requirement in a performance engine specification that required the engine to operate with specific substances, such as lubricating oil or fuel, which conform to detail specs. The requirement that the engine be able to operate on a specific type of fuel is an operational interface requirement and does not dictate the specific design of the engine. However, it would not be permissible in a performance spec to require the engine be made of certain materials or that the various engine components conform to detail specs since such requirements would dictate specific design solutions instead of stating the performance expected.

Q. I'm writing a spec that describes a "kit."
Should it be a detail (MIL-DTL-) or a performance (MIL-PRF-) specification?
A. In general, the answer is that it will likely be a detail specification; however, there can be exceptions. A spec for a kit describes a collection of related items, such as adapters, couplings, bags, tools, attachments, or accessories. A kit may contain items for installing, testing, or starting up a system or piece of equipment; it may be provided to equip an existing system for specific functions; or it may be used to adapt equipment to meet new or specialized conditions. If the spec writer were careful to write all of the requirements for the kit's contents in terms of form, fit, function, and interfaces, and to cite only performance-type documents, the resulting spec would support a MIL-PRF designation. As is frequently the case, however, if one or more of the kit's components are described using a specific design solution, Technical Data Package, MIL-DTL type spec, or a non-government standard that contains detail design requirements, the kit spec must be designated as a MIL-DTL. The spec writer needs to keep in mind that all of the requirements for all of the kits' components must be stated in performance terms in order to produce a MIL-PRF.