4. Special Information
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
The following publication pertains to the PP-3940A/G
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
and its components: TM 11-6130-247-14-1, Power
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
the design and characteristics of the item by means of
a. When National stock number or part number is
its engineering drawings, specification, standards,
and inspection requirements to identify an item or
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
range of items.
the functional group within which the item belongs.
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
functional groups and listings are divided into the
tioned, the repair part received may have a
different part number than the part being re-
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
functional group to which the item belongs.
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
note the illustration figure and item number of the
708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and,
if required, a minimum description to identify the
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
b. When National stock number or part number is
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock Num-
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in per-
forming the actual maintenance function. This meas-
bers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN se-
ure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbre-
viation (e. g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of measure
quence followed by a list of part numbers in al-
phameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration
differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue
figure number and item number,
that will satisfy the required units of measure will be
(2) Second, After finding the figure and item
number, locate the figure and item number in the re-
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
pair parts list.
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.
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