Explanation of Columns (Continued).
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures
because of specific reasons (i.e., precious metal content,
high dollar value, critical material or hazardous mater-
Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for
National Stock Number.
Indicates the National stock number
assigned to the item and which will be used for requisitioning.
Indicates the primary number used by the manufac-
turer (individual, company, firm, corporation, or Government activ-
ity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by
means of its engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and in-
spection requirements to identify an item or range of items.
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned, the
item received may have a different part number than
the part being replaced.
Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
digit numeric code listed in SB 708-42; which is used to identify the
The FSCM is a 5-
manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
Indicates the Federal item name and, if required,
a minimum description to identify the items.
Items that are included
in kits and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set with the
quantity of each item in the kit or set indicated in the quantity
incorporated in unit column.
Unit of Measure (U/M).
Indicates the standard of the basic
quantity of the listed item as used in performing the actual mainten-
This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabet-
ical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc).
When the unit of measure
differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will
satisfy the required units of measure will be requisitioned.
Quantity Incorporated in Unit.
Indicates the quantity of the
item used in the breakout shown on the illustration figure, which is
prepared for functional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A
"V" appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that no
specific quantity is applicable, (e.g., shims, spacers, etc).