N-4. SPECIAL INFORMATION (Cont).
c. Figure and Item Number Index.
(1) FIG. column. This column lists the number of the figure where the item is identified/located in
Sections II and IIl.
(2) ITEM column. The item number is that number assigned to the item as it appears in the figure
referenced in the adjacent figure number column.
(3) STOCK NUMBER column. This column lists the NSN for the item.
(4) CAGE column. The Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) is a 5-digit alphanumeric code used
to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
(5) PART NUMBER column. Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, 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.
N-5. SPECIAL INFORMATION.
a. Usable On Code. The usable on code appears in the lower left corner of the Description column heading. Not
b. Fabrication Instructions. Bulk materiels required to manufacture items are listed in the Bulk Materiel Functional
Group of this RPSTL. Not Applicable.
c. Assembly Instructions. Detailed assembly instructions for items source coded to be assembled from
component spare/repair parts are found in TM 5-3815-225-13&P. Items that make up the assembly are listed immediately
following the assembly item entry or reference is made to an applicable figure.
d. Kits. Line item entries for repair parts kits appear in group 9401 in Section II. Not Applicable.
a. Index Numbers. Items which have the word BULK in the FIG. column will have an index number shown in the item
column. This Index number Is a cross-reference between the National Stock Number/Part Number Index and the bulk
materiel list in Section II.
N-6. HOW TO LOCATE REPAIR PARTS.
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number Is Not Known:
(1) First. Using the Table of Contents, determine the assembly group or subassembly group to which the
item belongs. This is necessary since figures are prepared for assembly groups and subassembly groups, and listings are
divided into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the figure covering the assembly group or subassembly group to which the item
(3) Third. Identify the item on the figure and use the Figure and Item Number Index to find the NSN.
b. When National Stock Number or Part Number is Known:
(1) First. Using the National Stock Number or Part Number Index, find the pertinent National Stock
Number or Part Number. The NSN Index is in National Item Identification Number (NIIN) sequence [see paragraph N-
4.a(1)]. The part numbers in the Part Number Index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence (see paragraph N-
4.b). Both indexes cross-reference you to the illustration/figure and item number of the item you are looking for.
(2) Second. Turn to the figure and item number, verify that the item is the one youre looking for, then
locate the item number in the repair parts list for the figure.