AND MATERIALS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
SCOPE. This appendix lists expendable and durable items that you will need to operate and maintain the
Downsized Direct Support Section. This listing is for informational purposes only and is not authority to
requisition the listed items. These items are authorized to you by CTA 50-970, Expendable/Durable Items
(Except Medical, Class V, Repair Parts, and Heraldic Items), or CTA 8-100, Army Medical Department
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS .
Column (1)-Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is referenced in the
narrative instructions to identify the material (e.g., "Use cleaning compound, item 5, appendix E").
Column (2)-Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance that requires the listed item.
C - Operator/Crew
O - Unit Maintenance
F - Direct Support Maintenance
H - General Support Maintenance
Column (3)-National Stock Number. This is the National Stock Number assigned to the item; use it to
request or requisition the item.
Column (4)-Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a description to identify the
item. The last line for each item indicates the Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGE) in
parentheses followed by the part number.
Column (5)-Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the actual maintenance
function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in., pr). If the
unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, requisition the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy your