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Codification
A uniform and standard system of identification, classification and unique numbering of an item of supply
Cataloging
A systematic process of providing up-to-date supply data source on the identification of an item of supply
Nomenclature
Given name or description of an item
Part Number
series of letters and numbers used as an identifying code for an item, assigned by manufacturer
National Stock Number NSN
Are uniform in composition, lenght and structure. Each is represented by 13-digit number, which can be divided into 3 unique parts
National Codification Bureau NCB
Centrally assigns their NSN
Defense Logistic Information Service DLIS
The NSB for the US is
National Codification System NCS
Countries that participate in this follow common standards and techniques to assin to NSN