F-5. SPECIAL INFORMATION (Con't).
b. Fabrication Instructions. Bulk materiels required to manufacture items are listed in the Bulk Materiel
Functional Group of this RPSTL. Part numbers for bulk materiels are also referenced in the DESCRIPTION column
of the line item entry for the item to be manufactured/fabricated. Detailed fabrication instructions for items
source coded to be manufactured or fabricated are found in Appendix G of this manual.
c. Assembly Instructions. Detailed assembly instructions for items source coded to be assembled
from component spare/repair parts are found in Chapters 4 and 5. Items that make up the assembly are listed
immediately following the assembly item entry or reference is made to an applicable figure.
d. Kits. Line item entries for repair parts kits appear in group 9401 in Section II. Not Applicable.
e. Index Numbers. Items which have the word BULK in the FIG. column will have an index number shown
in the item column. This index number is a cross-reference between the National Stock Number/Part Number
Index and the bulk materiel list in Section Il.
HOW TO LOCATE REPAIR PARTS.
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number is Not Known:
(1) First. Using the Table of Contents, determine the assembly group or subassembly group to
which the item belongs. This is necessary since figures are prepared for assembly groups and subassembly
groups, and listings are divided into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the figure covering the assembly group or subassembly group to which the item
(3) Third. Identify the item on the figure and use the Figure and Item Number Index to find the NSN.
b. When National Stock Number or Part Number is Known:
(1) First. Using the National Stock Number or Part Number Index, find the pertinent National Stock
Number or Part Number. The NSN Index is in National Item Identification Number (NIIN) sequence [see
The part numbers
in the Part Number Index are listed
in ascending alphanumeric
sequence (see paragraph F-4.b). Both indexes cross-reference you to the illustration/figure and item number of
the item you are looking for.
(2) Second. Turn to the figure and item number, verify that the item is the one you're looking for,
then locate the item number in the repair parts list for the figure.
For standard abbreviations see MlL-STD-12D, Military Standard Abbreviations for Use on Drawings,
Specifications, Standards, and in Technical Documents.