Search for a specific FSG, FSC, CAGE code or PS Issue
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.
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.
Electrostatic Discharge Code (ESD_EMI_CD_2043)
No known Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) or Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) sensitivity.
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)
Acquire directly from the actual manufacturer, whether or not the prime contractor is the actual manufacturer.
Acquisition Method Suffix Code (AMSC_2876)
The Government physically does not have in its possession sufficient, accurate, or legible data to purchase this part from other than current source(s). (NOTE: This code is applicable only to parts under immediate buy requirements and only as long as the deficiency is under review for resolution and appropriate recoding.) Valid AMCs: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Item Management Code (IMC_2744)
Non-procured: Stand alone consumable items which are not procured and will not be transferred to DLA for management. (PICA AAC must be V, X, or Y, PICA LOA must be 06 or 23, ISC may not be 1, 3, B, or E, and there must be no I&S phrase codes.)
Item Management Coding Activity (IMC_ACTY_2748)
U.S. Army Communications-Electronics, Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703-5006
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
15 Aug 1983
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
An item authorized for procurement that is in a specific Federal Supply Class (FSC) or item name grouping consisting primarily of items which are one-of-a-kind; therefore, little or no potential exists for elimination of items through formal item reduction studies.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
DLIS-LFF, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3084
NIIN Status Code (NIIN_STAT_CD_2670)
Item is active. File data coded KFD is forwarded. if this KFD data represents your item of supply, submit, if applicable, an LAD, LAU, or LCU transaction. Otherwise, use the National Stock Number (NSN) in your supply system.
15 Aug 1983
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Less Than Carload (LCL_CD_2760)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
Electical Appliances, Small
Type Cargo Code (TYPE_CGO_CD_9260)
No special type of cargo code applicable
Special Handling Code (SP_HDLG_CD_9240)
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)
Signal Corps supplies and equipment, including radio equipment and supplies, communications equipment and supplies, electrical equipment and supplies, etc.
Air Special Handling Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
No special handling required.
Less Than Truckload (CLAS_RTNG_CD_2770)
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)
US Army Communications-Electronics, Command and Fort Monmout, Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703-5016
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.
ARMY: If condemned or uneconomically repairable, then dispose at direct support (ds) level; DLA: This item has been reviewed and a determination made that the item can be restored to a serviceable condition from an unserviceable condition at the organizational/field level; MARINE CORPS: Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at the third echelon level; NAVY: (1) Fast-Moving 1I Cog Forms (2) Non-Perishable Provisions
Unit of Issue (UI_3050)
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.
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Department of the Army
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
6.2in x 5.2in x 3.9in
72.000 cu ft
0.1in x 0.1in x 0.1in
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)
Item Type Storage Code (ITM_TYP_STOR_5156)
Heated General Purpose – Heated 40 F and above
Method of Preservation Code (MTHD_PRSRV_CD_5160)
Cleaning and Drying Procedure Code (CLNG_DRY_PRC_5161)
Special Requirements - See specific instructions or drawings provided.
Unit Pack Weight (UP_WT_5153)
6.2in x 5.2in x 3.9in
Unit Pack Size (UP_SZ_5154)
72.000 cu ft
Unit Pack Cube (UP_CU_5155)
0.1in x 0.1in x 0.1in
Unpackaged Item Dimensions (UNPKG_ITM_DIM_5158)
Preservation Material Code (PRSRV_MAT_CD_5162)
Special requirement – See specific instructions or drawings provided
Wrapping Material Code (WRAP_MAT_CD_5163)
Special requirements – see specific instructions or drawings provided
Cushioning and Dunnage Material Code (CUSH_DUN_MAT_5164)
Special requirements. See specific instructions or drawings provided.
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
Special requirements-See specific instructions or drawings provided
Unit Container Code (UNIT_CTNR_CD_5166)
Special requirement – See specific instructions or drawings provided.