F | Technical Definitions
A twenty position alphanumeric or special character field that indicates the supplier FAX number.
Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) City Code
A five position numeric code that represents a city.
Federal Item Identification Guide (FIIG)
A six position alphanumeric code in the master requirement directory recorded against a master requirement code (MRC) which identifies the FIIG in which the MRC will be used.
Federal Supply Class Exclusion Narrative
An exclusion narrative will be used when it is desirable to limit the concept of a class by indicating that certain closely related items are excluded from the concept which might otherwise be construed as being included in the concept.
Federal Supply Classification (FSC)
A four position numeric code which identifies the supply classification of an item of supply identified under the federal cataloging program, an item of production and/or a homogeneous area of commodities in respect to their physical or performance characteristics. The first two digits identify the federal supply group and the last two digits identify the specific class within the specified group. The combination of these four digits constitute the federal supply classification.
Federal Supply Classification Note
A condensed or informal comment or explanation defining the content of a federal supply classification(FSC), and specifying what particular items are either included or excluded from the FSC to assist in identifying and classifying new items of supply.
Federal Supply Classification Title
A title which represents a narrow federal supply classification /fsc/ of items within a federal supply group /fsg/, E.G. FSG 51 would encompass FSC 5110-hand tools, edged, non-powered, FSC 5120-hand tools, non-edged, non-powered, FSC 5130-hand tools, power driven, etc.
Federal Supply Group (FSG) Notes
A clear text field used for notes for the FSG.
Federal Supply Group (FSG) Title
A clear text field which identifies the name of the FSG code.
Federal Supply Group (FSG)
A two position numeric code which identifies the supply group of an item of supply identified under the federal cataloging program, an item of production and/or a homogeneous area of commodities in respect to their physical or performance characteristics. The combination of the federal supply group and the federal supply class constitute the federal supply classification.
A two position alpha code that classifies an item of supply into categories in terms of funding and budgeting considerations. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 68.