What is a National Stock Number?

By DLA Public Affairs DLA Public Affairs


What is a National Stock Number and what is it used for? The 13-digit unique code is assigned to an item of supply that is repeatedly stocked, stored and issued throughout the federal supply system. It’s assigned at the request of the military services, certain federal or civilian agencies and foreign friendly countries. Learn all you need to know about NSNs.

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