e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM). The FSCM is a
five-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-42 which is used to identify
the manufacturer, distributor, or government agency, etc.
Indicates the Federal item name and, if
required, a minimum description to identify the item.
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.
How to Locate Repair Parts.
When National Stock Number or Part Number is Unknown.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine the assembly
or subassembly within which the repair part belongs. This is
necessary since illustrations are prepared for assemblies or
subassemblies, and listings are divided into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the functional group
to which the repair part belongs.
(3) Third. Identify the repair part on the illustration and
note the illustration figure and item number of the repair part.
(4) Fourth. Using the repair parts listing, find the figure
and item number noted on the illustration.
When National Stock Number or Part Number is Known.
Using the index of NSNS and Part Numbers, find the
pertinent national stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in alphanumerical
sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration figure number and item
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item number, locate
the figure and item number in the repair parts list.