4. Special Information
F - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
The following publications pertain to the
condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
AN/FGC-80 and its components:
H - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable,
condemn and dispose at the general support level.
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
a. When National stock number or part number is
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
the functional group within which the item belongs. This
When a stock numbered item is
is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
requisitioned, the repair part received
functional groups and listings are divided into the same
may have a different part number than
the part being replaced.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
functional group to which the item belongs.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-42
note the illustration figure and item number of the item.
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
Government agency, etc.
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
b. When National stock number or part number is
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
performing the actual maintenance function.
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
figure number and item number.
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
number, locate the figure and item number in the repair
be requisitioned. h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit.
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.
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