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.
9 - No Longer Used
Reference Number Variation Code (DRN_4780)
A specification, standard, or other reference number which is superseded, canceled, obsolete or discontinued and is coded Reference Number Category Code (RNCC) 5; a reference number for information only coded RNCC 6; or a reference number coded RNCC D.
A Defense Logistics Information Service-generated code for items lacking but requiring an RPDMRC (i.e., through mass FIIG revision change an item may be downgraded from a type 1 to a reference or partial descriptive method 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.
Suitable for competitive acquisition. Potential sources shall include dealers/distributors. If sources are limited to the prime contractor and a subcontractor, a competitive code shall not be assigned unless both sources are expected to compete independently for contracts for the part.
Acquisition Method Suffix Code (AMSC_2876)
The data or the rights to use the data needed to purchase this part from additional sources are not owned by the Government and it has been determined that it is uneconomical to purchase them. Valid AMCs: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Nonconsumable Item Material Support Code (NIMSC_0076)
An activitiy within the Army is providing depot maintenance support.
Item Management Code (IMC_2744)
Reparables: Centrally managed recoverable items designated as reparable for the reasons that repair of unserviceable quantities of the items are considered by the inventory manager in satisfying requirements prior to or in conjunction with determining procurement quantities.
Item Management Coding Activity (IMC_ACTY_2748)
U.S. Army Communications-Electronics, Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703-5006
Depot Source of Repair Codes (DSOR_0903)
Depot source of repair has not been assigned. This is a temporary code that will be used only until a DSOR is assigned as specified in joint Service regulation AMC-R 750û10, OPNAVINST 4790.14A AFI 21û133(I), MCO P4790.10B, DLAD 4151.16, Joint Depot Maintenance Program, 31 March 1999.
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
18 Aug 1972
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
An item authorized for procurement which has been included in an item reduction study and which initially does not replace an item not authorized for procurement. In addition, in generic relationships, a code 2 item is related to a code 1 item.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, VA 23297-5000
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.
18 Aug 1972
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)
No special handling required
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: Disposal is not authorized below wholesale/specialized repair activity level; MARINE CORPS: Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal not authorized below depot/specialized repair activity level; NAVY: Local stock items or items pending national stock number assignment
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
5.4in x 4.9in x 4.2in
0.064 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)
Watervaporproof bag, sealed
Cleaning and Drying Procedure Code (CLNG_DRY_PRC_5161)
Any suitable process that is not injurious to the item.