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
FSCM column. The Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) is a 5-digit numeric code used
to Identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc ,that supplies the item
Part number column. Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (Individual, 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
Stock number column. This column lists the NSN for the associated part number and manufacturer
identified in the part number and FSCM columns to the left.
(4) Fig column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item Is identified/located in Section
II and III
(5) Item column. The item number is that number assigned to the item as it appears in the figure
referenced In the adjacent figure number column
C-6. How to Locate Repair Parts.
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number is Not Known.
First. Using the table of contents, determine the functional group or subfunctional group to which
the Item belongs. This Is necessary since figures are prepared for functional groups and subfunctional groups,
and listings are divided Into the same groups
Second Find the figure covering the functional group or subfunctional group to which the Item
Third Identify the Items on the figure and note the item number
Fourth Refer to the Repair Parts List for the figure to find the line entry for the Item number noted
on the figure
Fifth Refer to the Part Number Index to find the NSN, If assigned