f. Description. Indicates the
(1) First. Using the table
of contents, determine the functional
Federal item name and, if required,
group within which the item belongs.
a minimum description to identify the
This is necessary since illustrations
item. In the Special Tools List, the
are prepared for functional groups,
initial basis of issue (BOI) appears
and listings are divided into the same
as the last line in the entry for
each special tool, special TMDE, and
other special support equipment.
(2) Second. Find the
When density of equipments supported
illustration covering the functional
exceeds density spread indicated in
group to which the item belongs.
the basis of issue, the total
authorization is increased accord-
(3) Third. Identify the item
on the illustration and note the
g. Unit of Measure (U/M).
illustration figure and item number
Indicates the standard of the basic
of the item.
quantity of the listed item as used
in performing the actual maintenance
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair
function. This measure is expressed
Parts Listing, find the figure and item
by a two-character alphabetical
number noted on the illustration.
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc).
When the unit of measure differs from
the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
b. When National Stock Number
issue that will satisfy the required
or Part Number is Known:
units of measure will be requisitioned.
(1) First. Using the Index
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit.
of National Stock Numbers and Part
Indicates the quantity of the item used
Numbers, find the pertinent National
in the breakout shown on the
stock number or part number. This index
illustration figure, which is prepared
is in NIIN sequence followed by a list
for a functional group, subfunctional
of part numbers in alphameric sequence,
group, or an assembly. A "V" appearing
cross-referenced to the illustration
in this column in lieu of a quantity
figure number and item number.
indicates that no specific quantity
is applicable, (e.g., shims, spacers,
(2) Second. After finding
the figure and item number, locate the
figure and item number in the repair
HOW TO LOCATE REPAIR
a. When National Stock Number
or Part Number is Unknown: