c. NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (Column (3)).
(8) In the Special Tools List section, the
Lists the National stock number (NSN) assigned to the
Basis Of Issue (BOI) appears as the last line(s) in the
item. Use the NSN for requests/requisitions.
entry for each special tool, special TMDE, and other
When density of equipment
d. FSCM (Column (4)). The Federal Supply
supported exceeds density spread indicated in the basis
Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) is a 5-digit numeric code
of issue, the total authorization is increased
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or
Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
g. U/M (Column (7)). The Unit of Measure
(U/M) indicates the measure (e.g., foot, gallon, pound) or
e. PART NUMBER (Column (5)). Indicates the
primary number used by the manufacturer (individual,
count (e.g., each, dozen, gross) of a listed item. A two-
company, firm, corporation, or Government activity),
character alpha code (e.g., FT, GL, LB, EA, DZ, GR)
which controls the design and characteristic of the item
appears in this column to indicate the measure or count.
by means of its engineering drawings, specifications
If the U/M code appearing in this column differs from the
standards, and inspection requirements to identify an
Unit of Issue (U/I) code listed in the Army Master Data
item or range of items.
File (AMDF), request the lowest U/I that will satisfy your
NOTE: When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the
h. QTY INC IN UNIT (Column (8)). The
item you receive may have a different part number from
Quantity Incorporated in Unit (QTY INC IN UNIT)
the part ordered, but go ahead and use or furnish it as
indicates quantity of the item used in the breakout shown
the replacement part.
on illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V"
DESCRIPTION (Column (6)). This column
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity that no
includes the following information:
specific quantity is applicable (e.g., shims, spacers).
(1) The Federal item name and, when
required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) The physical security classification. Not
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
(3) Items that are included in kits and sets
description column of the line item entry for the item to be
are listed below the name of the kit or set.
instructions for items source coded to be manufactured
(4) Spare/repair parts that make up an
or fabricated are found in TM 5-3810-288-12 or TM 5-
assembled item 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
b. Detailed assembly instructions for items
source coded to be assembled from component
spare/repair parts are found in TM 5-3810-288-12 or TM
5-3810-288-35. Items that make up the assembly are
referenced in the description column in the line item entry
listed immediately following the assembled item entry.
for the item to be manufactured/fabricated.
c. Line item entries for repair parts kits and
(6) When the part to be used differs
sets appear as the last entries in the repair parts listing
between serial numbers of the same model, the effective
the figure in which their parts are listed as repair parts.
serial numbers are shown as the last line of the