A group of bits indicating the condition of something inside a computer, often used to decide which instructions the computer will subsequently execute.
- Because the item is not centrally managed, the SSA sends the item to the nearest Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office, regardless of its condition code.
- A condition code of 1 means there is a serious problem.
- A cavalry squadron commander who is approached by the RTSM about borrowing an M1 Abrams tank for maintenance training knows that the M1 will become condition code F as soon as it is used as a training aid.
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