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