for and will be added to this TM by future change/
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
revision when they are entered in the Army Master Data
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
File (AMDF). Until the NSN's are established and
d. Federal: Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
Command and Fort Monmouth, ATTN: DRSEL-MM,
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-
Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703, for the part required to
41/42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
support your equipment.
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
a. When National stock number or part number is
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
the functional group within which the item belongs. This
is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
functional groups and listings are divided into the same
When a stock numbered item is
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
functional group to which the item belongs.
received may have a different part
number than the part being replaced.
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
and note the illustration figure and item number of the
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
b. When National stock number or part number is
performing the actual maintenance function.
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
(1) First. Using the index of National Stock
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN
sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
illustration figure number and item number.
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
number, locate the figure and item number in the repair
4. Special Information
a. The following publication pertains to the F-
1461/VRC and its components:
TM 11-5915-226-13, Filter, F-1461/VRC (To be
b. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are
missing from P source coded items have been applied
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