Z - Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the level of maintenance shown
in 3d position of SMR Code.
Reparable item. When not economically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at unit or AVUM level.
F - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct support or
H - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the general support
D - Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and disposal of
item not authorized below depot level.
Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity (SRA).
A - Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (e.g., precious
metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate
manuals/directives for specific instructions.
c. CAGEC (Column (3)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a 5-digit numeric code
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency/activity that supplies the item.
d. PART NUMBER (Column (4)). Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer, (individual,
company, firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means
of its engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.
When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part
number from the number listed.
e. DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (5).
This column includes the following
(1) The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) Part numbers of bulk materials are referenced in this column in the line entry to be
(3) The statement "END OF FIGURE" appears just below the last item description in Column (5) for a
f. QTY (Column (6)). The QTY (quantity per figure) column indicates the quantity of the item used in the
breakout shown on the illustration/figure, which is prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
A "V" appearing in this column instead of a quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and may vary from application
4. EXPLANATION OF INDEX FORMAT AND COLUMNS (SECTION IV).
a. NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (NSN) INDEX.
(1) STOCK NUMBFR Column. This column lists the NSN in national item identification number (NIIN)
sequence. The NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN, i.e.
When using this column to locate an item, ignore the first four digits of the NSN. Use the complete
NSN (13 digits) when requisitioning items by stock number.