d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
added to this TM by future change/revision when they
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in
are entered In the Army Master Data File (AMDF). Until
the NSN's are established and published, submit
SB 70841/42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
exception requisitions to:
Commander, US Army
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
Monmouth, ATTN. DRESL-MM, Fort Monmouth, NJ
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
07703 for the part required to support your equipment.
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
How to Locate Repair Parts
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
a. When National stock number or part
number in unknown.
(1) First. Using the table of contents,
determine the functional group within which the item
When a stock numbered item is
This is necessary since illustrations are
requisitioned, the repair part received
prepared for functional groups and listings are divided
may have a different part number
into the same groups.
than the part being replaced.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering
Description. Indicates the Federal item
the functional group to which the item belongs.
name and, if required, a minimum description to identify
Identify the item on the
illustration and note the illustration figure and item
g. Unit of Measure (U/M).
number of the item.
standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing,
In performing the actual maintenance function. This
find the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
b. When National stock number or part
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the unit of
number is known.
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
(1) First. Using the Index of National
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
Stock Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
National stock number or part number. This index is in
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers In
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
alphanumeric sequence, cross-referenced to the
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
illustration figure number and item number.
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly a "V"
(2) Second. After finding the figure and
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates
item number, locate the figure and item number in the
that no specific quantity is applicable, (e g, shims,
repair parts list.
National stock numbers (NSN's) that are missing from P
source coded items have been applied for and will be
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