In the Special Tools List section,
the basis of issue (BOI)
as the last line(s) in the entry for each special tool,
and other special
When density of issue, the total
authorization is increased proportionately.
appears just below the last item
description in Column 5 for a given figure
in both Section II and Section 111.
QTY (Column (6)).
The QTY (quantity per figure column) indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakdown shown on the illustration figure,
which is prepared for a functional group,
subfunct ional group, or an assembly.
A V appearing in this column in
lieu of a quantity indicates that the
quantity is variable and the quantity may vary
from application to application.
Explanation of Columns
( S e c t .
I V ) .
NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (NSN) INDEX.
This column lists the NSN by National item
The NIIN consists of the last nine
digits of the NSN (i.e., 5305-01-674-1467) .
When using this column to
locate an item, ignore
the first 4 digits of the NSN.
NSN should be used when ordering items by stock number.
This column lists the number of the figure where
the item is
The figures are in
numerical order in Section
11 and Section III.
The item number identifies the item associated
with the figure listed in the adjacent FIG. column.
This item is also
identified by the NSN listed on the same
Part numbers in this index are listed by part
number in ascending alphanumeric
vertical arrangement of letter
and number combination which places
the first letter or digit of each group in
order A through Z,
followed by the numbers O through 9 and each following
letter or digit in like order).
The Federal Supply Code
for Manufacturer (FSCM) is
a 5-digit numeric
code used to identify the manufacturer,
Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.