e. INDEX NUMBERS. Items which have the word
b. When National Stock Number or Part Number is
BULK in the figure column will have and index number
shown in the item number column. This index number
(1) First. Using the National Stock Number or
is a cross-reference between the National Stock
the Part Number Index, find the pertinent National
Number/Part Number Index and the bulk material list in
Stock Number or Part Number. The NSN index is in
National Item Identification Number (NIIN) sequence
(see 4.1(1)). The part numbers in the Part Number
index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence
(see 4.b). Both indexes cross-reference you to the
6. How to locate Repair Parts.
illustration/figure and item number of the item you are
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number is
(2) S e c o n d . Turn to the figure and item
number, verify that the item is the one you're looking
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
for, then locate the item number in the repair parts list
the assembly group or subassembly group to which the
for the figure.
item belongs. This is necessary since figures are
prepared for assembly groups and subassembly
groups, and listings are divided into the some groups.
For standard abbreviations see MIL-STD-12D, Military
(2) Second. Find the figure covering the
Standard Abbreviations For Use On Drawings,
assembly group or subassembly group to which the
Specifications, Standards And In Technical
(3) Third. Identify the item on the figure and
use the Figure and Item Number Index to find the NSN.