Why NSN Is Important To USGI Collectors?

Saturday October 13th, 2018 admin

As you can see, in my website, there is a “Stock Number Reference” in almost every posts, maybe you are already fed up with it. But what I want to tell you is, stock number matters. With correct stock number, you can gather a lot of official information about it. […]

USGI Contract Number Prefix Reference (Pre 2003)

Wednesday September 21st, 2016 admin

  Prefix Valid Time Note Sample QM 1954-1962 4 digits or long format with last two digits year number. DA 1950s-1961 The last two digits of contract number represented the year DSA-# 1962-1965 The last two digits of contract number represented the year. Letter might on each side of the year number. […]

Joint Electronics Type Designation System (The “AN” System)

Monday January 18th, 2016 admin

History With the rapidly expanding use of radio, radar and other electronic equipment in World War II, the old Army and Navy systems were increasingly unsuited for the new requirements. Therefore, the Army and Navy introduced the new “Joint Army-Navy Nomenclature System”, also known as “Joint Communications-Electronics Nomenclature System”, or […]

NSN Query Resource

Wednesday January 6th, 2016 admin

Variable: %NSN_STR%, %NSN_STR_NON_DASH%, %NIIN_STR% Example: NSN: 8465-00-860-0256 %NSN_STR% = “8465-00-860-0256” %NSN_STR_NON_DASH% = “8465008600256” %NIIN_STR% = “008600256” Direct Link: http://www.nsn-now.com/%NSN_STR_NON_DASH% Full Link: http://www.nsn-now.com/8465008600256 Site Direct Query Link NSN-NOW http://www.nsn-now.com/%NSN_STR_NON_DASH% ISO-PARTS http://www.iso-parts.com/Public/Search_NSN_Details.aspx?NSN=%NSN_STR% ISO-GROUP http://www.iso-group.com/NSNDetail/%NSN_STR% Army Property http://www.armyproperty.com/nsn/%NSN_STR% Part Target (Too complicate, use NSN search function) Just NSN-Parts http://www.justnsnparts.com/nsnpart/%NSN_STR_NON_DASH%.aspx Inside Gov – NSN Reference (Too […]

NSN List Collection

Wednesday January 6th, 2016 admin

Brand / Company NSN List Link Surefire http://www.surefire.com/nsn_ordering Wiley X http://www.wileyx.com/Tactical/nsn-nato-list ESS Tactical Tailor http://www.tacticaltailor.com/nsn.aspx Blue Force Gear https://www.blueforcegear.com/gear/nsn-pouches https://www.blueforcegear.com/slings/nsn-slings Smith Optics http://www.smithoptics.com/elite/nsn Black Hawk High Speed Gear Revision https://www.revisionmilitary.com/nsn-list/

Abbreviation, Meaning and Pronunciation

Thursday November 26th, 2015 admin

Abbr. Meaning Pronunciation Source ALICE All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment “alice” WIKIPEDIA APEL Authorized Protective Eyewear List N/A WIKIPEDIA ECWCS Extended Cold Weather Clothing System “ek-waks” WIKIPEDIA IIFS Individual Integrated Fighting System N/A WIKIPEDIA LINCLOE Lightweight Individual Clothing and Equipment N/A Vietnam Gear MOLLE Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment “molly” WIKIPEDIA […]

NSN Reference Part 2: NCB Code

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

NCB stands for National Codification Bureau. The NCB is the organisation, typically a government agency, in charge of maintaining the NCS database within a given country. Country NCB Code USA 00 / 01 Unassigned (USA) 02 ~ 10 NATO-standard items 11 West Germany / Germany 12 Belgium 13 France 14 Italy 15 […]

NSN Reference Part 1: FSC Code

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

Federal Supply Class (FSC) codes are used to group products into logical families for management purposes. The four-digit fields, are used to group standardization documents and their products into logical families. Similarly, Standardization Areas refer to categories for engineering technologies, disciplines, and practices that do not fall under a FSC. […]