Direct Support Maintenance
General Support Maintenance
c. Column 3 - National Stock Number.
This is the National stock number
assigned to the item; use it to re-
quest or requisition the item.
d. Column 4 - Description. Indi-
cates the Federal item name and, if
required, a description to identify
the item. The last line for each item
indicates the part number followed by
the Federal Supply code for Manufac-
(FSCM) in parentheses, if
e. Column 5 - Unit of Measure (U/M).
Indicates the measure used in perform-
ing the actual maintenance function.
This measure is expressed by a two-
character alphabetical abbreviation
(e. g., ea, in, pr). If the unit of
measure differs from the unit of
issue, requisition the lowest unit of
issue that will satisfy your require-