When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part number from
the part ordered.
e. Description and Usable on Code (UOC) (Column (5)). This column includes the following information.
(1) The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) The statement "END OF FIGURE' appears just below the last item description in Column (5) for a given figure
in both section II and section III.
f. Qty (Column (6)). Indicates the quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the illustration figure, which
is prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V" appearing in this column in lieu of a
quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and the quantity may vary from application to application.
4. Explanation of Columns (Section IV)
a. National Stock Number (NSN) Index.
(1) Stock number column. This column lists the NSN by National item identification number (NIIN) sequence. The
NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN. When using this column to locate an item, ignore the first four
digits of the NSN. When requisitioning items use the complete NSN (13 digits).
(2) Fig. column.
This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located.
illustrations are in numerical sequence in sections II and III.
(3) Item column.
The item number identifies the item associated with the figure listed in the adjacent Fig.
column. This item is also identified by the NSN listed on the same line.
b. Part Number Index. Part numbers in this index are listed by part number in ascending alphanumeric sequence.
(1) CAGEC column. This column lists the Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC).