Search for a specific FSG, FSC, CAGE code or PS Issue
The first 2 digits of the Federal Supply Classification Group (FSCG) is called the Federal Supply Group (FSG).
The last 2 digits of the Federal Supply Classification Group (FSCG) is called the Federal Supply Class (FSC).
An FSC Search is conducted with the full 4-digit FSCG number.
A Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code is a five-digit alpha numeric identifier which is assigned to suppliers of various Governmental agencies.
The Preventive Maintenance Monthly is series of United States Army technical bulletins published since June 1951 as a monthly magazine with comic book-style art to illustrate proper preventive maintenance methods.
Design Control Reference. The primary number used to identify an item of production or a range of items of production, by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, corporation, or Government activity) which controls the design, characteristics, and production of the item by means of its engineering drawings, specifications and inspection requirements.
2 - Production Item
Reference Number Variation Code (DRN_4780)
A design control or other reference number that is an item-identifying number for an item of production, or a source control reference or a specification or standard part, type, or similar reference number that is an item-identifying number for an item of supply.
The item does not have a critical feature such as tolerance, fit restrictions or application. Nuclear hardness properties have not been determined (not valid for input).
Type of Item Identification (TYP_II_4820)
Full Descriptive Item Identification
Demilitarization Code (DEMIL_CD_0167)
Non-MLI/ Non-SLI — Demilitarization not required.
Hazardous Material Indicator Code (HMIC_0865)
Indicates there is no data in the HMIRS and the NSN is in a FSC not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.
Precious Metals Indicator Code (PMIC_0802)
Item does not contain Precious Metal.
ADPE Identification Code (ADPEC_0801)
Represents items with no ADP components. NOTE: Codes 1 through 6 are only to be used when the item is Automatic Data Processing Equipment (ADPE) in its entirety and is limited to the type meeting only one of the definitions for codes 1 through 6. (See code 9)
Suitable for competitive acquisition. Potential sources shall include dealers/distributors. If sources are limited to the prime contractor and a subcontractor, a competitive code shall not be assigned unless both sources are expected to compete independently for contracts for the part.
Acquisition Method Suffix Code (AMSC_2876)
The Government has unlimited rights to the technical data, and the data package is complete. Valid AMCs: 1 and 2.
Nonconsumable Item Material Support Code (NIMSC_0076)
JCAP Cognizance. This item is under JCAP cognizance and supply support will be determined by the DoD Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition. Provisions of this regulation won't apply.
An item authorized for procurement which has been included in an item reduction study and which initially does not replace an item not authorized for procurement. In addition, in generic relationships, a code 2 item is related to a code 1 item.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
U.S. Army Armament and Chemical Acquisition and, Logistics Activity, Rock Island, IL 61299-6000
NIIN Status Code (NIIN_STAT_CD_2670)
Item is active. File data coded KFD is forwarded. if this KFD data represents your item of supply, submit, if applicable, an LAD, LAU, or LCU transaction. Otherwise, use the National Stock Number (NSN) in your supply system.
15 Dec 1974
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Less Than Carload (LCL_CD_2760)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
Tools, Hand and Portable, Electric
Type Cargo Code (TYPE_CGO_CD_9260)
No special type of cargo code applicable
Special Handling Code (SP_HDLG_CD_9240)
No special handling required
Air Dimension Code (AIR_DIM_CD_9220)
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 72 inches in any dimension.
Air Commodity Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
Construction materials: Includes paint and related materials, prefabricated building, wood products, metal and composition materials and their products, commercial hardware and miscellaneous items, cement, asphalt, building maintenance materials.
Air Special Handling Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
No special handling required.
Less Than Truckload (CLAS_RTNG_CD_2770)
National Motor Freight Classification Number (NMFC Item Number) (NMFC_2850)
NMFC Sub Item Number (SUB_ITM_NBR_0861)
Uniform Freight Classification (UFC_CD_MODF_3040)
Freight Description (FRT_DESC_4020)
Rail Variance (RAIL_VARI_CD_4760)
A Variation Exists. NMFC and UFCC Do Not Match. Activity needs to determine which of these descriptions apply.
Source of Supply (SOS_CD_3690) or Source of Supply Modifier (SOSM_CD_2948)
US Army Armament and Chemical Acquisition and Logistics, Activity, ATTN: AMSTA-AC, Rock Island, IL 61299-6000
Acquisition Advice Code (AAC_2507)
INVENTORY CONTROL POINT (ICP)-REGULATED (Service/Agency use only.) Issue, transfer, or shipment is controlled by the ICP. 1. The use or stockage of the item requires release authority based on prior or concurrent justification. 2. Requisitions will be submitted in accordance with Agency/Service requisitioning procedure.
Controlled Item Inventory Code (CIIC_2863)
Quantity Unit Pack (QUP_6106)
Unit of Issue (UI_3050)
Each - A numeric quantity of one item of supply. Do not use if a more specific term applies, such as kit, set, assortment, assembly, group, sheet, plate, strip or length.
Shelf Life Code (SLC_2943)
TYPE I or TYPE II (Non-Deteriorative/No Shelf-Life) - An individual item of supply which is determined through an evaluation of technical test data and/or actual experience to be an item with a definite non-extendible period of shelf-life OR An individual item of supply having an assigned shelf-life time period that may be extended after completion of inspection/test/restorative action.
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Department of the Army
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
6.2in x 1.9in x 1.9in
0.013 cu ft
6.2in x 1.9in x 1.9in
Cushioning / Dunnage
Unit Container Level
Level A Packing
Level B Packing
Packaging Data Source Code (PK_DTA_SRC_CD_5148)
Packaging Data Record contains data that does not meet current MIL-STD-2073-1C/D formats
Primary / Secondary Inventory Control Code (PICA_SICA_IND_5099)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Item Type Storage Code (ITM_TYP_STOR_5156)
Unheated General Purpose
Method of Preservation Code (MTHD_PRSRV_CD_5160)
Watervaporproof bag, sealed
Unit Pack Weight (UP_WT_5153)
6.2in x 1.9in x 1.9in
Unit Pack Size (UP_SZ_5154)
0.013 cu ft
Unit Pack Cube (UP_CU_5155)
Unpackaged Item Weight (UNPKG_ITM_WT_5157)
6.2in x 1.9in x 1.9in
Unpackaged Item Dimensions (UNPKG_ITM_DIM_5158)
Wrapping Material Code (WRAP_MAT_CD_5163)
Cushioning and Dunnage Material Code (CUSH_DUN_MAT_5164)
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
Unit Container Code (UNIT_CTNR_CD_5166)
Special requirement – See specific instructions or drawings provided.
Unit Container Level Code (UNIT_CTNR_LVL_5168)
Unit container provides level B packing protection.
Special Marking Code (SP_MKG_CD_5169)
Packing Requirement Code - For Level A (Maximum) Packing (LVL_A_PKG_CD_5170)
Packing shall be accomplished to meet the performance test requirements of ASTMD4169, Distribution Cycle 18, Assurance Level 1.
Packing Requirement Code - For Level B (Intermediate) Packing (LVL_B_PKG_CD_5171)
Packing shall be accomplished in accordance with table C-II for the packing level specified. Closure sealing and reinforcement shall be in accordance with the appropriate shipping container specification.