Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific
reasons (such as precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or
hazardous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
NSN (Column (3)). The NSN for the item listed is in this column.
CAGEC (Column (4)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a fivedigit numeric code which is used to
identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency/activity that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (5)). 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 a NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different P/N from the part
DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (6)). This column includes the following information:
1. The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
2. P/Ns for bulk materials are referenced in this column in the line item entry for the item to be manufactured or fabricated.
3. Hardness Critical Item (HCI). A support item that provides the equipment with special protection from Electromagnetic
Pulse (EMP) damage during a nuclear attack.
4. The statement END OF FIGURE appears just below the last item description in Column 5 for a given figure in both Section
II and Section III.
QTY (Column (7)). 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 in lieu of a quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and the quantity may vary from application to
EXPLANATION OF CROSSREFERENCE INDEXES WORK PACKAGES FORMAT AND COLUMNS
1. National Stock Number (NSN) Index Work Package.
STOCK NUMBER Column. This column lists the NSN by National item identification number (NIIN) sequence. The
NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN.
When using this column to locate an item, ignore the first four digits of the NSN.
However, the complete NSN should be used when ordering items by stock number.
FIG. Column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located. The figures are in numerical
order in the repair parts list and special tools list work packages.
ITEM Column. The item number identifies the item associated with the figure listed in the adjacent FIG. column. This item
is also identified by the NSN listed on the same line.
2. Part Number (P/N) Index Work Package. P/Ns in this index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence (vertical
arrangement of letter and number combinations which places the first letter or digit of each group in order A through Z,
followed by the numbers 0 through 9 and each following letter or digit in like order).
PART NUMBER Column. Indicates the P/N assigned to the item.
FIG. Column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located in the repair parts list and
special tools list work packages.
ITEM Column. The item number is that number assigned to the item as it appears in the figure referenced in the adjacent
figure number column.