Reparable item. Repair, condemnation and disposal not authorized below
depot/specialized repair activity level.
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific
reasons (i.e., precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material or
hazardous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for specific
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National stock number assigned to the item and which will be used
for requisitioning purposes.
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications standards and inspection requirements, to identify an item or range of
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned, the item received
may have a different part number than the part being replaced.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-42
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a minimum description to identify the item.
Items that are included in kits and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set with the quantity of each item
in the kit or set indicated in the quantity incorporated in unit column. In the Special Tools List, the initial basis
of issue (BOI) appears as the last line in the entry for each special tool, special TMDE, and other special
support equipment. When density of equipments supported exceeds density spread indicated in the basis of
issue, the total authorization is increased accordingly.
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in performing
the actual maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g.,
ea, in., pr, etc.). When the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy
the required units of measure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V"
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that no specific quantity is applicable (e. g. , shims,
C-4. Special Information. Not applicable.
C-5. How to Locate Repair Parts.
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number is Unknown.
(1) First. Find the illustration covering the assembly to which the item belongs.
(2) Second. Identify the item on the illustration and note the illustration figure and item number of the item.
(3) Third. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
b. When National Stock Number or Part Number is Known.
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National stock
number or part number. This index is in ascending NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
alphanumeric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration figure number and item number.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item number, locate the figure and item number in the repair parts
C-6. Abbreviations. Not applicable.