C-4. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS (SECTION IV)--Continued
c. FIGURE AND ITEM NUMBER INDEX.
. This column lists the number
of the figure where the item
in Sections II
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.
STOCK NUMBER column. This column lists the NSN for the item.
CAGEC column. The Contractor and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a 5-digit numeric code used to
identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
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.
C-5. SPECIAL INFORMATION
a. FABRICATION INSTRUCTIONS. Bulk materials required to manufacture items are listed in the Bulk Material
Functional Group of this RPSTL. Part numbers for bulk materials are also referenced in the description column of the
line item entry for the item to be manufactured/fabricated. Detailed fabrication instructions for items source coded to be
b. INDEX NUMBERS. Items which have the word BULK in the figure column will have an index number shown in
the item number column. This index number is a cross-reference between the National Stock Number/Part Number
c. ASSOCIATED PUBLICATIONS. None.
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