h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. I n d i c a t e s t h e
q u a n t i t y of the item used in the breakout shown
on the illustration figure, which is prepared for
c o n d e m n and dispose at the level indicated
in position 3.
disposal not authorized below depot/spe-
c i a l i z e d repair activity level.
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the Na-
t i o n a l stock number assigned to the item and will
a. When National stock number or part number
b e used for requisitioning purposes.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, deter-
d. Part Number. I n d i c a t e s t h e p r i m a r y n u m b e r
m i n e the functional group within which the repair
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
p a r t belongs. This is necessary since illustrations
f i r m , corporation, or Government activity), which
are prepared for functional groups and listings
c o n t r o l s the design and characteristics of the item
are divided into the same groups.
by means of its engineering drawings, specifica-
(2) S e c o n d . Find the illustration covering the
tions, standards, and inspection requirements to
f u n c t i o n a l group to which the repair part belongs.
identify an item or range of items.
(3) T h i r d . I d e n t i f y t h e r e p a i r p a r t o n t h e
illustration and note the illustration figure and
item number of the repair part.
When a stock-numbered item is requisi-
(4) F o u r t h . U s i n g t h e R e p a i r P a r t s L i s t i n g ,
tioned, the repair part received may have
find the figure and item number noted on the illus-
a different part number than the part
b e i n g replaced.
b. When National stock number or part number
(1) First. U s i n g t h e I n d e x o f N a t i o n a l S t o c k
( F S C M ) . The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code
Numbers and Part
Numbers, find the pertinent
l i s t e d in SB 70842 which is used to identify the
N a t i o n a l stock number or part number. This index
i s in ascending NSN sequence, followed by a list
of part numbers in ascending alphameric se-
f . Description. Indicates the Federal item name
q u e n c e , cross-referenced to the illustration figure
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
n u m b e r and item number.
(2) S e c o n d . After finding the figure and item
n u m b e r , locate the figure and item number in the
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). I n d i c a t e s t h e s t a n d -
repair parts list.
ard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
T h i s measure is expressed by a two-character al-
p h a b e t i c a l abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc).