components, and second, when applicable, by related
equipment and components. The name of the
equipment is alphabetically arranged, and each type of
specific equipment is alphanumerical by type of
designation under the equipment listing or by physical
characteristics when no type of designation exists.
non-military items that are used by both military and
civil agencies of the United States government. The
GSA Supply Catalog is a handy reference for identifying
consumable types of material.
Volume 2 contains an NSN index with current prices
and other ordering information and changes to volume
imaging equipment and materials that are on the GSA
schedule. One publication that may be useful to you, as
a supply petty officer, is the Commodity Oriented
Procurement System (Electronic Data Interchange).
This publication is commonly referred to as COPS or
Richmond, Virginia. COPS/EDI is a computer-to-
computer system. To use the system, you must first fill
out a requisition. The requisition must then be sent to
base supply or your supply department. The order must
then be transmitted to DGSC. DGSC transmits your
order by computer to computers at various Kodak
Regional Distribution Centers. The order is sent
directly to your activity in 5 days for factory-stocked
items and 30-45 days for special orders.
Catalog," consists of three sections as follows:
Numbers, Publications, Hull Numbers, Electronic
Model Numbers, and Standard Subject
Identification Codes for Cog 1I Forms.
Forms by Title/Nomenclature.
Form Stock Numbers followed by technical
directives (by type and directive number).
quarterly; each edition reflects all current Cog 0I and
information, such as "Canceled," "No Superseding
Item," "Superseded By," and "Replaced By."
columnar arrangement of the stock list. Additionally, it
the part number assigned by the manufacturer.
with knowledge of application and usage, leads to the
to the appropriate Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB).
The NSN may be obtained by referencing apart number
to the appropriate Consolidated Master Cross-
Reference List (C-MCRL). You should remember that
part numbers may be duplicated by various
manufacturers; therefore, the Federal Supply Code
(FSC) for manufacturers must be considered when
cross-referencing a part number to an NSN.
assigned to a particular drawing for identification
purposes. The activity controlling the drawing
(normally the manufacturer) assigns the number
conforming to their drawing numbering system. One
drawing may apply to several items; thus other
distinguishing information is required to identify the
item on the drawing.
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