TM 11 -5820-554-34 P-3
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
b. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are missing
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
from P source-coded items have been applied for and
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
will be added to this TM by future change/revision when
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
they are entered in the Army Master Data File (AMDF).
Until the NSN's are established and published, submit
exception requisitions to: Commander, US Army
When a stock-numbered item is
Electronics Command, ATTN: DRSEL-MM, Fort
requisitioned, the repair part received
Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part required to support
may have a different part number than
the part being replaced.
How to Locate Repair Parts
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
a. When National stock number or part number is
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-42
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor,
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
or Government agency, etc.
the subgroup within which the repair part belongs. This
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and,
is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
if required, a minimum description to identify the item.
subgroups and listings are divided into the same groups.
g Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
subgroup to which the repair part belongs.
performing the actual maintenance function. This
Identify the repair part on the
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
illustration and note the illustration figure and item
abbreviation (e.g., ea., in., pr., etc.). When the unit of
number of the repair part.
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
issue that will satisfy the required units of measure will
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
b. When National stock number or part number is
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V"
stock number or part number. This index is in
appearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates
ascending NSN sequence, followed by a list of part
that no specific quantity is applicable (e.g., shims,
numbers in ascending alphanumeric sequence, cross-
referenced to the illustration figure number and item
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
a. The following publication pertains to the RT-
number, locate the figure and item number in the repair
718/FRC-93 and its components:
organizational maintenance manual for Radio Set