g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
reparable, condemn and dispose at the direct
standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used
in performing the actual maintenance function. This
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
reparable, condemn and dispose at the
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in., pr, etc.). When the unit of
general support level.
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
Reparable item. When beyond lower level
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
Condemnation and disposal not authorized
below depot level.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates
Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and
the quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
depot/specialized repair activity level.
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V"
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates
condemnation procedures because of specific
that no specific quantity is applicable (e.g., shims,
reasons (i.e., precious metal content, high
dollar value, critical material or hazardous
4. Special Information.
manuals/directives for specific instructions.
a. Repair parts kits and gasket sets appear as
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the
the last entries in the repair parts listing for the figure in
which its parts are listed as repair parts or are listed at
National stock number assigned to the item and will be
the end of the repair parts listing for the last figure
used for requisitioning purposes.
containing parts of the kit.
b. The following publications pertain to the
d. Part Number.
Indicates the primary
sprayer and its components.
number used by the manufacturer which controls the
Operator, Organizational, Direct
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
Support and General Support
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
5. How to Locate Repair Parts.
When National Stock Number or Part
Number is Unknown:
Using the table of contents,
When a stock numbered item is
determine the functional group within which the repair
part belongs. This is necessary since illustrations are
received may have a different part
prepared for functional groups, and listings are divided
number than the part being replaced.
into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
functional group to which the item belongs.
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in
and note the illustration figure and item number of the
SB 708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
Description. Indicates the Federal item name
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
When National Stock Number or Part
item. Items that are included in kits and sets are listed
Number is Known.
below the name of the kit or set with the quantity of each
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
item in the kit or set indicated in the quantity
incorporated in unit column. 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. In the Special Tools List, the initial basis of
issue (BOI) appears as the last line in the entry for each
special tool, TMDE, and support equipment. When
density of equipments supported exceeds density
spread indicated in the basis of issue, the total
authorization is increased accordingly.