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FSG 37 agricultural machinery and equipment

To ensure consistency in its sourcing processes, the U.S. Department of Defense put into place a system that uniquely and permanently identifies the items that it purchases. This system, dubbed the National Stock Number (NSN), is made of 13 digits which are broken down into the 2 following categorizing parts:

  1. Federal Supply Classification Group – The first 4 digits of the NSN identifies the Federal Supply Class code (FSCG).
  2. National Item Identification Number – The last 9 digits of the NSN identifies the National Item Identification Number (NIIN).

For example, an existing seeder attachment has a 13-digit NSN of 37-10-01-0313793. The FSCG is represented by 3710, and the NIIN by 010313793.

Furthermore, the FSCG and NIIN can be broken down even further into the following classifying parts:

  1. Federal Supply Group – The first 2 digits of the FSCG identifies the Federal Supply Group (FSG).
  2. Federal Supply Code – The last 2 digits of the FSCG identifies the Federal Supply Code (FSC).
  3. In the above seeder attachment example, the FSG is represented by 37, and the FSC by 10.

  4. National Codification Bureau – The first 2 digits of the NIIN identifies the National Codification Bureau (NCB) or NATO country code.
  5. Item Serial Number – The last 7 digits of the NIIN is merely an item serial number that does not follow an assignment pattern.
  6. In the above seeder attachment example, the NCB is represented by 01 (USA).

At ASAP Semiconductor, we understand the importance of maintaining a consistent system of doing business in order to keep the supply chain process smooth for our Aerospace, Aviation, Industrial, Military and Defense clients. As an ISO 9001-2008 certified/ASA 100 accredited distributor, we are recognized for our comprehensive inventory of both current and obsolete product lines.

One FSG we at ASAP Semiconductor stock is FSG 37 - Agricultural Machinery and Equipment. Manufacturers for FSG 37 that we carry include: