The US Department of Defense procures and utilizes so many parts throughout the federal supply chain that it is necessary to have a structured classification system in place. The Defense Logistics Agency is the agency within the US Department of Defense that is responsible for assigning designated National Stock Numbers, or NATO Stock Numbers as they are known internationally, to all parts. Their main purpose, however, is providing logistical support to all US military branches around the world, including weapons acquisition, parts repair, and material provisions. The National Stock Number is a unique 13-digit number that identifies a part and provides essential information regarding the nature of the parts. This number is composed of a 4-digit Federal Supply Classification Group (FSCG), which includes a 2-digit Federal Supply Group (FSG) and a 2-digit Federal Supply Code (FSC). The following digits are the 9-digit NIIN, or National Item Identification Number, which includes a 2-digit National Codification Bureau (NCB) and a 7-digit item number.
As a premier distributor of spare parts for the commercial, civil, and military aerospace markets, we understand the importance that National Stock Number parts have in the supply chain, especially in the United States. Because of this, we strive to stock the largest inventory possible of NSN parts that fall under over thirty FSGs and hundreds of FSCs. One such FSG we carry is FSG 32 (Woodworking). Some manufacturers we carry under the respective subcategories are as follows:
These manufacturers are just a few of the many that we carry in our inventory. If you have a requirement for any parts that fall under these aforementioned categories, contact us today for assistance. Our proprietary website ASAP-Aerospace will have all the information you need.