be added to this TM by future change/revision when they
and characteristics of the item by means of its engineering
are entered in the Army Master Data File (AMDF). Until
drawings, specifications, standards, and inspection re-
the NSN's are established and published, submit excep-
quirements to identify an item or range of items.
tion requisitions to: Commander, US Army Communica-
tions and Electronics Materiel Readiness Command,
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned,
ATTN: DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey
the repair part received may have a different part
number than the part being replaced.
07703 for the part required to support your equipment.
e. Federal Suppy Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-41/-
a. When National stock number or part number is
42 which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor,
or Government agency, etc.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine the
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if
functional group within which the item belongs. This is
required, a minimum description to identify the item.
necessary since illustrations are prepared for fictional
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
groups and listings are divided into the same groups.
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in performing
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the func-
the actual maintenance function. This measure is ex-
tional group to which the item belongs.
pressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g.,
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of measure differs from the
note the illustration figure and item number of the item.
unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find the
required units of measure will be requisition.
figure and item number noted on the illustration.
h. Quantiy Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the quantity
b. When National stock number or part number is
of the item used in the breakout shown on the illustration
figure, which is prepared for a functional group, subfunc-
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock Num-
tional group, or an assembly.
bers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National stock
number or part number. This index is in NIIN sequence
a. Detailed assembly instructions for items source
followed by a list of part numbers in alphameric sequence,
coded to be assembled are found in TM 11-6125-258-34.
cross-referenced to the illustration figure number and
Assembly components are listed immediately following
the item to be assembled.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item num-
b. T h e f o l l o w i n g p u b l i c a t i o n s p e r t a i n t o t h e
ber, locate the figure and item number in the repair parts
PP-7274B/A and its components:
c. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are missing
from P source coded items have been applied for and will
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