will be used for requisitioning purposes.
g. Unit of Measure U/M]. Indicates the standard of the
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used by
basic quantity of the listed item as used in performing the
the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, corporation,
actual maintenance function. This measure is expressed
or Government activity), which controls the design and
by a two- alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea. in, pr, etc.).
characteristics of the item by means of its engineering
When the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue,
drawings, specifications standards, and inspection
the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required units
requirements, to identify an item or range of items.
of measure will be requisitioned .
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
When a stock numbered item is
illustration figure, which is prepared for an assembly.
requisitioned, the repair part received
B-4. Special Information
may have a different part number than
the part being replaced.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer [FSCM].
B-5. How to Locate Repair Parts
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB-708-42
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or
Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if
required, a minimum description to identify the item.