EXPENDABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS LIST
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 Expendable/Durable Items.
E-2. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
Column (1) - Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is
referenced in the initial setup narrative instructions to identify the material.
Column (2) - Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance that requires the
C - Operator/Crew
O - Organizational
F - Direct Support
H - General Support
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 Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) 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