EXPENDABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists expendable supplies and materials you will need to operate and maintain tractor M878A1. These items
are authorized to you by CTA 50-970, Expendable Items (Except Medical, Class V, Repair Parts, and Heraldic Items).
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
a. Column 1 - Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is referenced in the narrative
instructions to identify the material (e.g., "Use isopropyl alcohol (item 1, appendix D).").
b. Column 2 - Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance that requires the listed item. The symbol
designations are as follows:
C ...............................Operator or crew
c. Column 3 - National Stock Number. This is the National stock number assigned to the item; use it to request or
requisition the item.
d. Column 3 - Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a description to identify the item. The
last line for each item indicates the Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) in parentheses followed by the part
e. Column 4 - Unit of Measure (U/M). 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, requisition the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy your requirements.