authorized to be used with the equipment will be
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,
j. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
distributor, or Government agency, etc. For BIIL
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
and ITIAL, see explanation of description column, in
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a
functional group, subfunctional group, or an assem-
bly. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a
f, Description. Indicates the Federal item and, if
quantity indicates that no specific quantity is
required, a minimum description to identify the item.
applicable (e.g., shims, spacers, etc.).
(In BIIL and ITIAL only, the following will be used:
C-4. Special Information
"The last line for each item in the BIIL and ITIAL
indicates the part number with the FSCM in
parentheses." Items that are included in kits and
C-5. How to Locate Repair Parts
sets are listed below the name of the kit or set with
a. When Federal Stock Number or Part Number is
the quantity of each item in the kit or set indicated in
the quantity incorporated in unit column. When the
part to be used differs between serial numbers of the
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
the assembly group within which the repair part
same model, the effective serial numbers are shown
as the last line of the description. In the Special Tools
belongs. This is necessary since illustrations are
prepared for assembly groups and listings are
List, the initial basis of issue (BOI) appears as the
divided into the same groups.
last line in the entry for each Special Tool, TMDE,
and support equipment. When density of equipments
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
supported exceeds density spread indicated in the
assembly group to which the repair part belongs.
basis of issue, the total authorization is increased
(3) Third. Identify the repair part on the
illustration and note the illustration figure and item
number of the repair part.
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
performing the actual maintenance function. This
b. When Federal Stock Number or Part Number Is
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabeti-
cal abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the unit of
(1) First. Using the Index of Federal Stock
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
of issue that will satisfy the required units of
Federal stock number or part number. This index is
measure will be requisitioned.
in ascending alpha-numeric sequence, cross-
h. Quantity Furnished With Equipment (Basic
referenced to the illustration figure number and
Issue Items Only). Indicates the quantity of the basic
issue item furnished with the equipment.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
i. Quantity Authorized (Items Troop Installed or
number, locate the figure and item number in the
Authorized Only). Indicates the quantity of the item
repair parts list.