Reparable item. Condemnation and
disposal not authorized below specialized
repair activity (SRA).
Item requires special handling or
condemnation procedures because of
specific reasons (such as precious metal
content, high dollar value, critical
material or hazardous materiel). Refer to
appropriate manuals/directives for specific
NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (Column (3)).
This column lists the NSN assigned to the item. Use
NSN for requests/requisitions.
CAGEC (Column (4)). The Commercial and
Government Entity (CAGE) Code (C) is a 5-digit
alphanumeric code which is used to identify the
manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.,
that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (5)). Indicates the
primary number used by the manufacturer (individual,
company, firm, corporation, or Government activity),
which controls the design and characteristics of the item
by means of its engineering drawings, specifications
standards, and inspection requirements to identify an
item or range of items.
When you use a NSN to requisition an
item, the item you receive may have
a different part number from the part
DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE
(UOC) (Column (6)). This column includes the following
The Federal item name and, when
required, a minimum description to identify the item.
The physical security classification is
indicated by the parenthetical entry (insert applicable
physical security classification, e.g., PhySec C1 (C) -
Confidential, Phy Sec C1 (S) - Secret, Phy Sec C1 (T)
Items that are included in kits and sets are
listed below the name of the kit or set on Figure KIT.
Spare/repair parts that make up an
assembled item are listed immediately following the
assembled item line entry.
Part number for bulk materials are
referenced in this column in the line item entry to be
When the item is not used with all serial
numbers of the same model, the effective serial
numbers are shown on the last line(s) of the description
(before UOC). Not applicable.
The usable on code, when applicable (see
paragraph 5, Special Information).
In the Special Tools List section, the basis
of issue (BOI) appears as the last line(s) in the entry for
each special tool, special TMDE and other special
support equipment. When density of equipments
supported exceeds density spread indicated in the basis
appears just below the last item description in column 6
for a given figure in both Section II and Section III.
QTY (Column (7)). The QTY (quantity per
figure) column indicates the quantity of the item used in
the breakout shown on the illustration/figure, which is
prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or
an assembly. A '"V appearing in this column instead of
a quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and the
quantity may vary from application to application.
4. EXPLANATION OF INDEX FORMAT AND
COLUMNS (SECTION IV)
National Stock Number (NSN) Index.
STOCK NUMBER column. This column
lists the NSN by national item identification number
(NIIN) sequence. The NIIN consists of the last nine
digits of the NSN.