Appendix D. EXPENDABLE/DURABLE SUPPLIES
AND MATERIALS LIST (EDSML)
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists expendable durable supplies and materials you will need to operate and maintain the Floating
Machine Shop (FMS). This listing is for informational purposes only and is not authority to requisition the listed items.
These items are authorized to you by CTA 50-970, Expendable/Durable Items (Except Medical, Class V, Repair Parts,
and Heraldic Items), or CTA 8-1 00, Army Medical Department Expendable/Durable Items.
D-2. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
Column 1. Item number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is referenced in the narrative
instructions to identify the item (e.g. "Use cleaning compound, item 5, Appendix D".)
Column 2. Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance that requires the item.
C - Operator/crew
O - Unit maintenance
F - Direct support maintenance
H - General support maintenance
Column 3. National stock number. This is the national stock number assigned to the item; use it to requisition
Column 4. Description. Indicates the Federal item Name and, if required, a description to identify the item.
The list line for each item indicates the Commercial and Government Entity CAGE) Code in parentheses followed by the
Column 5. Unit of measure. Indicates the measure used in performing the actual maintenance function. This
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr). If the unit of measure differs from
the unit of issue that will satisfy your requirements.