b. Federal Stock Number, Column 2. Indicates the Federal stock number assigned
to the item and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Description. Column 3. Indicates the Federal item name and a minimum de-
scription required to identify the item. The description column contains the fol-
(1) Reference number and manufacturer's code. Indicates the reference
number for the listed item followed by the applicable Federal supply code for manu-
facturers (FSCM), in parentheses. The FSCM is used as an element in item identifi-
cation to designate manufacturer or distributor or Government agency, etc. and is
identified in SB 708-42.
(2) Usable on code. (not applicable)
d. Unit of Measure (U/M), Column 4. Indicates the standard or basic quantity
by which the listed item is used in performing the actual maintenance function.
This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation, e.g., EA,
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit, Column 5. Indicates quantities required
for one assembly only, including instances when similar assemblies are broken down
together. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that no
specific quantity is applicable, e.g., shims, spacers.
f. Thirty-day DS/GS Maintenance Allownce, Column 6.
(1) The allowance column is divided into three subcolumns. Indicated in
each subcolumn is the total quantity of items authorized for the number of equip-
ments supported. Items identified with an asterisk in this column will be requisi-
tioned initially on an "as required11 basis for the maintenance mission at DS/GS
levels. Requirements for repair parts stockage and for distribution to supported
units will be based on demand and determined in accordance with AR 710-2.
(2) Determination of the total quantity of parts required for maintenance
of more than 100 of these equipments can be accomplished by converting the equip-
ment quantity to a decimal factor by placing a decimal point before the next to last
digit of the number to indicate hundredths, and multiplying the decimal factor by
the parts quantity authorized in the 51-100 allowance column. Example: authorized
allowance for 51-100 equipments is 40; for 150 equipments, multiply 40 by 1.50, or
60 parts required.
g. One-year Allowance per 100 Equipments/Contingency Planning Purposes,
column 7. (Not applicable).
h. Depot Maintenance Allowance per 100 Equipments, Column 8. This column
indicates the total quantity of items authorized to support the overhaul and repair
of 100 components or equipments. Items identified with an asterisk in this column
will be requisitioned initially on an "as required" basis for the maintenance
mission at depot level.