company firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristic of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications standards, and inspection requirement to identify an item or range of items.
NOTE: When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part number from
the part ordered, but go ahead and use or furnish it as the replacement part.
f. DESCRIPTION (Column (6)). This column includes the following information:
(1) The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to ident the item.
(2) The physical security classification. Not applicable.
(3) Items that are included in its and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set.
(4) Spare/repair parts that make up an assembled item are listed em are listed immediately following the
assembled item line entry. If the first item of a figure is indented, the assembly appears as the last item in the previous
(5) NSN's for bulk materials are referenced in the description column in the line item entry for the item to be
(6) When the part to be used differs between serial numbers of the same model, the effective seal numbers are
shown as the last line of the description.
(7) The USABLE ON CODE. Not applicable.
(8) In the Special Tools List section, the Basis Of Issue (BOI) appear as the last line(s) in the entry for each special
toot, special TMDE, and other special support equipment. When density of equipments supported exceeds density spread
indicated in the basis of issue, the total authorization is increased proportionately.
g. U/M (Column (7)). The Unit of Measure (U/M) indicates the measure (e.g., foot, gallon, pound) or count (e.g.,
each, dozen, gross) of a listed item. A two-character alpha code (e.g., FT, GL, LB, EA, DZ, GR) appears in this column to
indicate the measure or count. If the U/M code appearing in this column differs from the Unit of Issue (U/) code listed in the
Army Master Data File (AMDF), request the lowest U/I that will satisfy your needs.
h. QTY INC IN UNIT (Column (8)). The Quantity Incorporated in Unit (QTY INC 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).
4. SPECIAL INFORMATION.
a. Bulk materials required to manufacture items are listed in the Bulk Material Group of this manual. NSN's for
bulk materials are also referenced in the description column of the line item entry for the item to be
manufactured/fabricated. Detailed manufacturing instructions for items source coded to be manufactured or fabricated are
found in TM5-3810-288-12.
b. Detailed assembly instructions for items source coded to be assembled from component spare/repair parts are
found in TM5-3810-288-12. Items that make up the assembly are listed immediately following the assembled item entry.
c. Line item entries for repair parts kits and sets appear as the last entries in the repair parts listing for the figure in
which their parts are listed as repair parts.
d. Items which have the word BULK in the figure number column will have an index number shown in the item
number column. The index number is furnished for use as a cross-reference between the National Stock Number/Part
Number Index and the Bulk Material List in Section II.
e. The following publications pertain to the crane, and its components: