EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS (SECTION IV) (Con't).
Figure and Item Number Index.
(1) FIG. column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located in
Sections II and III.
(2) ITEM column. The item number is that number assigned to the item as it appears in the figure
referenced in the adjacent figure number column.
(3) STOCK NUMBER column. This column lists the NSN for the item.
(4) CAGEC column. The Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code (C) is a 5-digit
alphanumeric code used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
(5) PART NUMBER column. Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, firm,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifcations standards and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.
a. Usable On Code. The usable on code appears in the lower left corner of the Description column heading.
Usable on codes are shown as "UOC: . . . . . . . . . "in the Description column (justified left) on the first line applicable item
description/nomenclature. Uncoded items are applicable to all models. Identification of the usable on codes used in this
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 H.
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 belongs.