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The first 2 digits of the Federal Supply Classification Group (FSCG) is called the Federal Supply Group (FSG).
The last 2 digits of the Federal Supply Classification Group (FSCG) is called the Federal Supply Class (FSC).
An FSC Search is conducted with the full 4-digit FSCG number.
A Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code is a five-digit alpha numeric identifier which is assigned to suppliers of various Governmental agencies.
The Preventive Maintenance Monthly is series of United States Army technical bulletins published since June 1951 as a monthly magazine with comic book-style art to illustrate proper preventive maintenance methods.
Design Control Reference. The primary number used to identify an item of production or a range of items of production, by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, corporation, or Government activity) which controls the design, characteristics, and production of the item by means of its engineering drawings, specifications and inspection requirements.
5 - Replaced / Discontinued
Reference Number Category Code (DRN_2910)
Secondary Reference. Any additional number, other than a primary number (codes 1,2,3,4) informative reference (code 6) or vendor item drawing reference (code 7) assigned to an item of production or supply by a commercial or Government organization, which represents the same item of production or supply to which the National Stock Number (NSN) was assigned. The reference number may have had an RNCC of 1, 2, 3, 4 or 7 but has since been replaced in the item-of-supply concept of the NSN by another primary number.
2 - Production Item
Reference Number Variation Code (DRN_4780)
A design control or other reference number that is an item-identifying number for an item of production, or a source control reference or a specification or standard part, type, or similar reference number that is an item-identifying number for an item of supply.
The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.
Type of Item Identification (TYP_II_4820)
Full Descriptive Item Identification
Demilitarization Code (DEMIL_CD_0167)
Non-MLI/ Non-SLI — Demilitarization not required.
Hazardous Material Indicator Code (HMIC_0865)
Indicates there is no data in the HMIRS and the NSN is in a FSC not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.
Precious Metals Indicator Code (PMIC_0802)
Item does not contain Precious Metal.
ADPE Identification Code (ADPEC_0801)
Represents items with no ADP components. NOTE: Codes 1 through 6 are only to be used when the item is Automatic Data Processing Equipment (ADPE) in its entirety and is limited to the type meeting only one of the definitions for codes 1 through 6. (See code 9)
An item authorized for procurement that has been included in an item reduction study but an intelligent decision could not be made due to lack of sufficient technical data.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
DLIS, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3084
NIIN Status Code (NIIN_STAT_CD_2670)
Item is inactive (no recorded Primary/Secondary Inventory Control Activity (PICA/SICA)). File data coded KFD is forwarded.
1 Dec 1974
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB, TX 78241-5000
Less Than Carload (LCL_CD_2760)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
Tools, Hand and Portable, Electric
Type Cargo Code (TYPE_CGO_CD_9260)
No special type of cargo code applicable
Special Handling Code (SP_HDLG_CD_9240)
No special handling required. Heavy Lift (HL). Five short tons (10,000 lbs) or more. Applies to any piece, package, or palletized, unitized or containerized unit (excluding SEAVAN/MILVAN). Outsized Dimensions. Dimensions of any piece, package, or palletized, unitized or containerized unit (excluding SEAVAN/MILVAN, CONEXs, and POVs) which exceed six (6) feet in any dimension.
Air Dimension Code (AIR_DIM_CD_9220)
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 72 inches in any dimension.
Air Commodity Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
Vehicles, machinery, shop and warehouse equipment and supplies, including special tools and equipment, ground servicing and special purpose vehicles, marine equipment and supplies, repair and maintenance parts for the above.
Air Special Handling Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
No special handling required.
National Motor Freight Classification Number (NMFC Item Number) (NMFC_2850)
NMFC Sub Item Number (SUB_ITM_NBR_0861)
Uniform Freight Classification (UFC_CD_MODF_3040)
Freight Description (FRT_DESC_4020)
Rail Variance (RAIL_VARI_CD_4760)
A Variation Exists. NMFC and UFCC Do Not Match. Activity needs to determine which of these descriptions apply.
Source of Supply (SOS_CD_3690) or Source of Supply Modifier (SOSM_CD_2948)
Naval Air Systems Command, KA Washington, D.C. 20360
Acquisition Advice Code (AAC_2507)
TERMINAL ITEM. Identifies items in stock, but future procurement is not authorized. Requisitions may continue to be submitted until stocks are exhausted. Preferred item National Stock Number is normally provided by application of the phrase: When Exhausted Use (NSN). Requisitions will be submitted in accordance with IMM/Service requisitioning procedures as applicable.
Each - A numeric quantity of one item of supply. Do not use if a more specific term applies, such as kit, set, assortment, assembly, group, sheet, plate, strip or length.
Shelf Life Code (SLC_2943)
TYPE I or TYPE II (Non-Deteriorative/No Shelf-Life) - An individual item of supply which is determined through an evaluation of technical test data and/or actual experience to be an item with a definite non-extendible period of shelf-life OR An individual item of supply having an assigned shelf-life time period that may be extended after completion of inspection/test/restorative action.
Acquisition Advice Code (AAC_2507)
TERMINAL ITEM (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) Future procurement is not authorized. No wholesale stock is available for issue. 1. Requisitions will not be processed to the wholesale manager. 2. Internal Service/agency requisitioning may be continued in accordance with the Service/agency requisitioning policies.
AIR FORCE ERRC NF2: AF Equipment Management System (AFEMS); NAVY: Fast moving centrally managed 1I COG forms (locally procured at selected designated overseas activities)
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Department of the Navy
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Department of the Air Force
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
478.000 cu ft
Cushioning / Dunnage
Unit Container Level
Level A Packing
Level B Packing
Packaging Data Source Code (PK_DTA_SRC_CD_5148)
Packaging Data Record contains data that does not meet current MIL-STD-2073-1C/D formats
Primary / Secondary Inventory Control Code (PICA_SICA_IND_5099)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Method of Preservation Code (MTHD_PRSRV_CD_5160)
Preserve by Method 52 as follows: Item shall be cleaned, wrapped, blocked and braced in an interior carton fabricated in accordance with ASTM-D5118, Class domestic. MIL-PRF-131 barrier material, sealed as required, shall be utilized around the first container. The cushioning, to be specified under the cushioning code and in the thickness required to adequately protect the item, shall be placed between the barrier and the outer container.
Cleaning and Drying Procedure Code (CLNG_DRY_PRC_5161)
Any suitable process that is not injurious to the item.
Unit Pack Weight (UP_WT_5153)
478.000 cu ft
Unit Pack Cube (UP_CU_5155)
Preservation Material Code (PRSRV_MAT_CD_5162)
Wrapping Material Code (WRAP_MAT_CD_5163)
A-A-3174, plastic sheet, polyolefin, 2 mil
Cushioning and Dunnage Material Code (CUSH_DUN_MAT_5164)
PPP-C-1120, Type III, Class A, medium firm density, water resistant bound fiber
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
3 inches thick
Unit Container Code (UNIT_CTNR_CD_5166)
ASTM-D5118, Type CF, Class domestic, corrugated fiberboard box.
Options can be exercised as to specific method of preservation or DoD approved packaging materials to be used. However, basic preservation method shall be retained, supplemental data shall be complied with, and unit package dimensions shall not be increased by more than one inch. Equal or better protection shall be given the item and there shall be no increase in the package cost.
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