-Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct support
-Reparable item. When beyond lower category repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
disposal of item not authorized below depot category.
-Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity.
-Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (i.e., precious
metal content, high dollar value, critical material or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate
manuals/directives for specific instructions.
NATONAL STOCK NUMBER (Column (3)). List the National Stock Number (NSN) assigned to the
item. Use the NSN for requests/requisition.
FSCM (Column (4)). The Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) is a 5-digit numeric code
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (5)). Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual,
company, firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristic of the item by means of
its engineering drawings, specifications standards, and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.
NOTE: When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part
number from the part ordered, but go ahead and use or furnish it as the replacement part.
DESCRIPTON (Column (6)). This column includes the following information:
The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
the physical security classification. Not applicable.
Items that are included in kits and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set.
Spare/repair parts that make up an assembled item are listed immediately following the
assembled item line entry. If the first item of a figure is indented, the assembly appears as the last item in the previous
NSNs for bulk materials are referenced in the description column in the line item entry for the
item to be manufactured/fabricated.
When the part to be used differs between serial numbers of the same model, the effective serial
numbers are shown as the last line of the description.
The USABLE ON CODE. Not applicable.