W h e n you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive
m a y h a v e a d i f f e r e n t p a r t n u m b e r f r o m t h e p a r t o r d e r e d . Use or
furnish this item as the replacement part.
T h i s column includes the f o l l o w i n g
Description (Column 5).
( 1 ) The Federal item name and, when required, a m i n i m u m description to
(2) Items that are included in kits and sets are listed below the name of
the kit or set.
(3) Spare/repair parts that make up an assembled item are listed
immediately following the assembled item line entry.
(4) NSN for bulk materials are referenced in the description column in the
line item entry for the item to be manufactured/fabricated.
( 5 ) I n t h e S p e c i a l T o o l s L i s t s e c t i o n , t h e basis of issue (BOI) appears as
t h e l a s t l i n e ( s ) i n t h e e n t r y f o r e a c h s p e c i a l t o o l , special TMDE, and other special
s u p p o r t e q u i p m e n t . W h e n density of equipments supported exceeds density spread
indicated in the basis of issue, the total authorization is increased
f . QTY (Column 6).
The QTY (quantity per figure column) indicates the quantity
of the item used in the breakout shown on the illustration figure, which is prepared
f o r a f u n c t i o n a l g r o u p , s u b f u n c t i o n a l g r o u p , o r a n a s s e m b l y . A "V" appearing in
this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and the
quantity may vary from application to application.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS (Section IV).
NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (NSN) INDEX.
( 1 ) S t o c k N u m b e r c o l u m n . T h i s column lists the NSN by National item
identification number (NIIN) sequence.
*The NIIN consists of the last 9 digits of the NSN (i.e., 5305-01-674-1467).
When using this column to locate an item, ignore the first 4 digits of the NSN.
H o w e v e r , the complete NSN should be used when ordering items by stock number.
( 2 ) F i g . c o l u m n . T h i s column lists the number of the figure where the item is
The figures are in numerical order in Section II and Section
(3) Item column. The item number identifies the item associated with the
figure listed in the adjacent FIG. column This item is also identified by the NSN
listed on the same line.