Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons
(e.g., precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material).
Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
CAGEC (Column (3)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a 5-digit numeric code
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency/activity that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (4)). 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 an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a
different part number from the number listed.
DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (5). This column includes the following
The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
Part numbers of bulk materials are referenced in this column in the line entry to be
The statement "END OF FIGURE" appears just below the last item description in Column (5) for
a given figure in both Section II and Section III.
QTY (Column (6)). 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 may vary from application to
EXPLANATION OF INDEX FORMAT AND COLUMNS (SECTION IV).
NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (NSN) INDEX.
STOCK NUMBER Column. This column lists the NSN in national item identification number
(NIIN) sequence. The NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN, i.e.
When using this column to locate an item, ignore the first four digits of the NSN. Use the complete NSN (13 digits) when
requisitioning items by stock number.
FIG. Column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located. The
figures are in numerical order in Section II and Section III.
ITEM Column. The item number identifies the item associated with the figure listed in the
adjacent FIG. column. This item is also identified by the NSN listed on the same line.
PART NUMBER INDEX. Part numbers in this index are listed by part number in ascending alphanumeric
sequence (i e., vertical arrangement of letter and number combination which places the first letter or digit of each group
in order A through Z, followed by the numbers 0 through 9, and each following letter or digit in like order).