Public Logistics Data on Mobile Media (PUB LOG)

Characteristics Data (CHAR DATA)

Characteristic Data (CHAR DATA) is part of the PUB LOG  product. It provides characteristics information for each National Stock Number (NSN) in the Federal Catalog System (FCS) and is used to identify an NSN when an item name or characteristic(s) is known.

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  • Item Name
  • Environmental Attribute Codes (ENACs)
  • Master Requirement Code (MRC)
  • Requirements Statement
  • Clear Text Reply
  • Federal Supply Class (FSC)
  • National Item Identification Number (NIIN)
  • Item Name (ITEM_NAME)
  • Any characteristic (CHARACTERISTICS)
  • ​Medical_Name
  • Common_Name

Each of the above search elements is further defined in the PUB LOG product. Multiple word elements require an underscore between each word when
searching for definition (i.e. Item Name should be typed Item_Name.

Note: NSNs that contain any proprietary information (indicated by MRC PRPY) are excluded.