- Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at the general support level.
- Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and disposal not
authorized below depot level.
- Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal not authorized below depot/specialized repair activity
- Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (i.e., precious metal
content, high dollar value, critical material or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National stock number assigned to the item and which 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 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 a stock numbered item is requisitioned, the item received may have a different part
number than the part being replaced.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-42 which is
used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a minimum description to identify the item. In the
Special Tools List, the initial basis of issue (BOI) appears as the last line in the entry for each special tool, special TMDE,
and other special support equipment. When density of equip- ments supported exceeds density spread indicated in the
basis of issue, the total authorization is in- creased accordingly.
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in performing the
actual maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in., pr,
etc). When the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required units of
measure will 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. A "V" appearing in this column in
lieu of a quantity indicates that no specific quantity is applicable, (e.g., shims, spacers, etc).
C-4. HOW TO LOCATE REPAIR PARTS
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number is Unknown:
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine the functional group within which the item belongs. This is
necessary since illustrations are prepared for functional groups, and listings are divided into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the functional group to which the item belongs.