Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the level of
maintenance shown in 3rd position of SMR Code.
O- Reparable item. When not economically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at unit
or AVUM level.
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the
direct support or AVIM level.
H- Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the
general support level.
D- Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation
and disposal of item not authorized below depot level.
Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity
A- Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (e.g.,
precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material). Refer to
appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
c. CAGEC (Column (3)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a 5-digit numeric
code which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency/activity that supplies the
d. PART NUMBER (Column (4)). Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer, (individual,
company, firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the
item by means of its engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and inspection requirements to identify
an item or range of items.
When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a
different part number from the number listed.
e. DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (5). This column includes the following
(1) The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) Part numbers of bulk materials are referenced in this column in the line entry for the item to be
(3) 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)). The QTY (quantity per figure) column 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 instead of a quantity indicates that the quantity is variable and may
vary from application to application.
4. EXPLANATION OF INDEX FORMAT AND COWMNS (SECTION IV).
a. NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER (NSN) INDEX.
(1) STOCK NUMBER Column. This column lists the NSN in national item identification number (NIIN)
sequence. The NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN, i.e.