Vietnam War Dictionary


Federal Supply Classification – The Federal Supply Classification code is a 4-digit number that is assigned to an item based on its end use. The code makes up the first 4-digits of an item’s Federal or National Stock Number. Common examples include:

  • 8405: Outerwear, Men’s

  • 8415: Clothing, Special Purpose

  • 8465: Individual Equipment

  • 8470: Armor, Personal