(2) Second. Find the figure covering the assem-
e. INDEX NUMBERS. Items which have the word
bly group or subassembly group to which the item
BULK in the figure column will have an index number
shown in the item number column. This index number is
a cross-reference between the National Stock
(3) Third. Identify the item on the figure and use
Number/Part Number Index and the bulk material list in
the Figure and Item Number Index to find the NSN.
b. When National Stock Number or Part Number is
f. ASSOCIATED PUBLICATIONS. The publications
listed below pertain to the Stake Semitrailers, Cargo Van
(1) First. Using the National Stock Number or
Semitrailers, and the Supply Van semitrailers and its
Part Number Index, find the pertinent National Stock
Number or Part Number. The NSN index is in National
Item Identification Number (NIIN) sequence (see para-
graph 4.a.(1)). The part numbers in the Part Number
index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence
Stake Semitrailers: M127,
(see paragraph 4. b). Both indexes cross-reference you
M127A1 , M127A1 C,
to the illustration/figure and item number of the item you
M127A2; Cargo Van Semi-
are looking for.
trailers: M128A1, M128A1C,
(2) Second. Turn to the figure and item number,
and M128A2C; and Supply
verify that the item is the one you're looking for, then lo-
Van Semitrailers: M129A1,
cate the item number in the repair parts list for the figure.
M129A1C, and M129A2C
6. How to Locate Repair Parts.
For standard abbreviations see MlL-STD-12D, Military
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number is
Standard Abbreviations for Use on Drawings, Specifica-
tions, Standards, and in Technical Documents.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
the assembly group or subassembly group to which the
NIIN . . . . . . . . N a t i o n a l I t e m I d e n t i f i c a t i o n N u m b e r
item belongs. This is necessary since figures are pre-
(consists of the last 9 digits of the NSN)
pared for assembly groups and subassembly groups,
RPSTL . . . . . . Repair Parts and Special Tools List
and listings are divided into the same groups.