National Stock Number


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National Stock Number

The 13-digit stock number replacing the 11-digit Federal Stock Number. It consists of the 4-digit Federal Supply Classification code and the 9-digit National Item Identification Number. The National Item Identification Number consists of a 2-digit National Codification Bureau number designating the central cataloging office (whether North Atlantic Treaty Organization or other friendly country) that assigned the number and a 7-digit (xxx-xxxx) nonsignificant number. The number shall be arranged as follows: 9999-00-999-9999. Also called NSN.
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TACOM manages more than 45,000 national stock numbers, while the Defense Logistics Agency manages more than 322,000.
Sales inventory can be quickly and easily searched by National Stock Number (NSN) or item name.
Support the initiative to create a system providing IE/SE at the national stock number level.
Units can order the authorized commercial eyewear using the national stock number.
The majority of these supply/repair parts are part numbered requisitions and a national stock number (NSN) has never been assigned.
The system approves items for shipment based in part on an item's federal supply class--not the item's entire national stock number, which is a combination of the supply class number and a part number unique to the item.
Lee Walters was inspecting the airfield following a surge of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH departures when he discovered fragments of a blown tire on the edge of the runway Instead of merely clearing the debris from the runway, he led an effort to identify the fragments, warn pilots, and eventually was responsible for the safe aircraft recovery Walters suspended runway operations, recovered over 30 pieces of tire, and pieced the fragments together to determine the national stock number.
Items in the list can also be sorted by line item number, national stock number, or part number.
A National Stock Number (NSN), as it is known in the US, or a NATO Stock Number, is a 13-digit numeric code identifying all the "standardized material items of supply" as they have been recognized by all NATO countries including the US Department of Defense.
Within 12 hours, the FST Soldiers diagnosed the fault of a Mobile Gun System Stryker variant, found the national stock number, called the supply support activity to order the part, received the part delivered via a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter, and installed the part.
Cataloging is the process of assigning a National Stock Number (NSN) to an item that is repeatedly bought, stocked, stored, issued, and used throughout the Federal Supply System.
ETID automatically fills in many of the required fields for national stock number (NSN) items, such as nomenclatures and prices.

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