STOCK NUMBER (Column a). National stock number (NSN) of the item described. Items without
NSNs should be requisitioned by Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) and part number, with
the exception of data in accordance with AR 710-2.
ITEM DESCRIPTION (Column b). Identifies the item contained in the COEI, Bll, and AAL. It will also
contain nomenclature and serial/USA number (if applicable) that will be useful in identifying and controlling
the item. Serial number is to be inserted and initiated on all copies by hand receipt holder. In addition, it
will contain the five-digit CAGEC, part number, and usable on code, if applicable.
Column c. The Accounting Requirements Code (ARC) is inserted here.
The ARC refers to property accountability, not disposal authority. Disposition
action and authority for an unserviceable item is governed by the recoverability
code (fifth position of the source, maintenance, and recoverability code) assigned
to the item in the Repair Parts and Special Tools List (RPSTL).
One of the following will apply:
Item not consumed in use, retaining its identity during use, and requiring
that accountability be maintained throughout the life of the item.
Nonconsumable components of sets, kits, outfits, and assemblies; all
tools in federal supply codes 5110, 5120, 5130, 5133, 5140, 5180,
5210, 5220, and 5280; and any other nonconsumable with a price in
excess of .00 not already N.
Items that are consumed in use, regardless of type classification or
price. Includes all class 9 repair parts. Items not consumed in use,
costing .00 or less, and not already N or D.
SEC (Column d). The Physical Security/Pilferage code is entered here. This is a one-position code
that indicates the security classification or pilferage control for storage or transportation of assets. Order of
precedence for assignment of codes is classified, sensitive, " pilferable, and unclassified, as applicable.
Physical Security Code
CONFIDENTIAL - Former Restricted Data.
CONFIDENTIAL - Restricted Data.
CONFIDENTIAL - Ctyptologic.
SECRET - Cryptologic.
TOP SECRET - Cryptologic.
SECRET - Former Restricted Data.
SECRET - Restricted Data.
TOP SECRET - Former Restricted Data.
TOP SECRET - Restricted Data.