pared for assembly groups and subassembly groups,
(see paragraph 4.b). Both indexes cross-reference you
and listings are divided into the same groups.
to the illustration/figure and item number of the item you
are looking for.
(2) Second. Find the figure covering the assem-
(2) Second. Turn to the figure and item number,
bly group or subassembly group to which the item
verify that the item is the one you're looking for, then lo-
cate the item number in the repair parts list for the figure.
(3) Third. Identify the item on the figure and use
the Figure and Item Number Index to find the NSN.
For standard abbreviations see MIL-STD-12D, Military
b. 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 National Stock Number or
Part Number Index, find the pertinent National Stock
Number or Part Number. The NSN index is in National
NIIN . . . . . . . National Item identification Number
Item Identification Number (NIIN) sequence (see para-
(consists of the last 9 digits of the NSN)
graph 4a.(1)). The part numbers in the Part Number
index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence
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