MT3 REPAIR PARTS SPECIAL TOOLS LIST (RPSTL) INTRODUCTION - (CONTINUED)
Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal to be performed at contractor
NSN (Column (3)). The NSN for the item is listed in this column.
CAGEC (Column (4)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a ive-digit code which is
used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency/activity that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (5)). Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
irm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by
means of its engineering drawings, speciications, 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.
DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (6)). 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 to be manufactured or
3. Hardness Critical Item (HCI). A support item that provides the equipment with special protection from
electromagnetic pulse (EMP) damage during a nuclear attack.
4. The statement END OF FIGURE appears just below the last item description in column (6) for a given
igure in both the repair parts list and special tools list work packages.
QTY (Column (7)). The QTY (quantity per igure) column indicates the quantity of the item used in the
breakout shown on the illustration/igure, 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
quantity may change from application to application.
EXPLANATION OF CROSS-REFERENCE INDEXES WORK PACKAGES FORMAT AND COLUMNS
1. National Stock Number (NSN) Index Work Package. NSN's in this index are listed in National Item
Identiication Number (NIIN) sequence. STOCK NUMBER Column. This column lists the NSN in NIIN
sequence. The NIIN consists of the last nine digits of the NSN. When using this column to locate an
item, ignore the irst four digits of the NSN. However, the complete NSN should be used when ordering
items by stock number. For example, if the NSN is 5385-01-574-1476, the NIIN is 01-574-1476. FIG.
Column. This column lists the number of the igure where the item is identiied/located. The igures are
in numerical order in the repair parts list and special tools list work packages. ITEM Column. The item
number identiies the item associated with the igure listed in the adjacent FIG. column. This item is
also identiied by the NSN listed on the same line.
2. Part Number () Index Work Package. Part numbers in this index are listed in ascending alphanumeric
sequence (vertical arrangement of letter and number combinations which places the irst letter or digit
of each group in order A through Z, followed by the numbers 0 through 9 and each following letter or
digit in like order). PART NUMBER Column. Indicates the part number assigned to the item. FIG.
Column. This column lists the number of the igure where the item is identiied/located in the repair
parts list and special tools list work packages. ITEM Column. The item number is the number assigned
to the item as it appears in the igure referenced in the adjacent igure number column.