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.
5 - Replaced / Discontinued
Reference Number Category Code (DRN_2910)
Secondary Reference. Any additional number, other than a primary number (codes 1,2,3,4) informative reference (code 6) or vendor item drawing reference (code 7) assigned to an item of production or supply by a commercial or Government organization, which represents the same item of production or supply to which the National Stock Number (NSN) was assigned. The reference number may have had an RNCC of 1, 2, 3, 4 or 7 but has since been replaced in the item-of-supply concept of the NSN by another primary number.
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.
Suitable for competitive acquisition for the first. time. 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)
An activity within the Air Force is providing depot maintenance support.
Item Management Code (IMC_2744)
Major End Items of Equipment: Items of such importance to the operations readiness of operating units that they are subject to continuing centralized individual item management and asset control throughout all command and support echelons.
Depot Source of Repair Codes (DSOR_0903)
Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC), Hill AFB, UT
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
1 Feb 1975
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
An item authorized for procurement that has not yet been subject to item standardization.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
DLIS-LFF, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3084
NIIN Status Code (NIIN_STAT_CD_2670)
Item is inactive (no recorded Primary/Secondary Inventory Control Activity (PICA/SICA)). File data coded KFD is forwarded.
1 Feb 1975
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)
Iron or Steel, Structural, (less than 35 feet) (See 825)
Type Cargo Code (TYPE_CGO_CD_9260)
Type cargo code not applicable (for Air Force internal use).
Special Handling Code (SP_HDLG_CD_9240)
No special handling required. Heavy Lift (HL). Five short tons (10,000 lbs) or more. Applies to any piece, package, or palletized, unitized or containerized unit (excluding SEAVAN/MILVAN). Outsized Dimensions. Dimensions of any piece, package, or palletized, unitized or containerized unit (excluding SEAVAN/MILVAN, CONEXs, and POVs) which exceed six (6) feet in any dimension.
Air Dimension Code (AIR_DIM_CD_9220)
Shipment is not a consolidation, but does exceed 72 inches in one or more dimensions.
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.
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)
No Variation. NMFC and UFCC Match.
Source of Supply (SOS_CD_3690) or Source of Supply Modifier (SOSM_CD_2948)
Ogden Air Logistics Center, 5851 F Ave, Hill AFB, UT 84056-5713
Acquisition Advice Code (AAC_2507)
NOT STOCKED, CENTRALLY PROCURED # (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) IMM/Service centrally managed but not stocked item. Procurement will be initiated only after receipt of a requisition.
AIR FORCE ERRC NF2: AF Equipment Management System (AFEMS); NAVY: Fast moving centrally managed 1I COG forms (locally procured at selected designated overseas activities)
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 Air Force
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
Cushioning / Dunnage
Unit Container Level
Level A Packing
Level B Packing
Packaging Data Source Code (PK_DTA_SRC_CD_5148)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Primary / Secondary Inventory Control Code (PICA_SICA_IND_5099)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Method of Preservation Code (MTHD_PRSRV_CD_5160)
Cleaning and Drying Procedure Code (CLNG_DRY_PRC_5161)
Any suitable process that is not injurious to the item.