6. HOW TO LOCATE REPAIR PARTS.
6.1. WHEN NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER OR PART NUMBER IS NOT KNOWN.
Using the table of contents, determine the assembly group or
subassembly group to which the item belongs.
This is necessary since figures are
prepared for assembly groups and subassembly groups,
the same groups.
and listings are divided into
Find the figure covering the assembly group or subassembly group to
which the item belongs.
Identify the item on the figure and use the Figure and Item Number
Index to find the NSN.
6.2. WHEN NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER OR PART NUMBER IS KNOWN.
Using the National Stock Number or the Part Number Index, find the
pertinent National Stock Number or Part Number.
The NSN index is in National Item
Identification Number (NIIN) sequence (see 4.1.1). The part numbers in the Part
Number index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence (see 4.2).
crossreference you to the illustration/figure and item number of the item you are
Turn to the figure and item number, verify that the item is the one
youre looklng for, then locate the item number in the repair parts list for the
Abbreviations used in this manual are listed in MIL-STD-12.