d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM,).
from P source coded items have been applied for and
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
will be added to this TM by future change/revision
708-41/42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
when they are entered in the Army Master Data File
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
(AMDF). Until the NSN'S are established and publish-
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used
ed, submit exception requisitions to: Commander, US
by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls
DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part
the design and characteristics of the item by means of its
required to support your equipment.
engineering drawings, specifications; standards, and in-
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
spection requirements to identify an item or range of
a. When National stock number or part number is
When a stock numbered item is requisition-
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
ed, the repair part received may have a dif-
the functional group within which the item belongs.
ferent part number than the part being
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
functional groups and listings are divided into the same
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and,
if required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
g . Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
functional group to which the item belongs.
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
performing the actual maintenance function. This
note the illustration figure and item number of the item.
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical ab-
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
breviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
b. When National stock number or part number is
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
National stock number or part number. This index is in
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration
figure number and item number.
4. Special Information
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
a. The following publication pertains to the
number, locate the figure and item number in the repair
SM-756/APR-44(V) and its components:
TM 11-6940-214-12, Simulator, Radar Signal
SM-756/APR-44(V) (To be published).
b. National stock numbers (NSN'S) that are missing
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