3. Report control number (RCN). Report control numbers begin with 0001 at the beginning of each calendar year and progress consecutively throughout the year. Permanent detachments (detachments with OINCs, for example, LAMPS, HC) will assign report control numbers independently of the parent activity.
4. Julian date deficiency discovered/location of reporting unit. Omit location if entry will cause message to become classified.
5. National stock number. The correct national stock number, including all prefixes and suffixes of the item being reported, is entered in this space. This may require the use of catalogs and various manuals.
6. Nomenclature. The noun name of the item being reported is entered here. If necessary, reference should be made to the IPB for correct terminology.
7. For new material, indicate manufacturer's name and code and the shipper's name; for reworked material, the last rework facility.
8. Manufacturer's part number. The manufacturer's part number of the failed item is entered in this space. This information is normally found on the nameplate attached to the part. If not on the nameplate, refer to the SRC card, or to the latest applicable IPB.
9. Serial/lot/batch number. The serial/lot/ batch number of the item being reported is entered in this space. This is usually found on the nameplate of the part or on the shipping container of lots and batches.
10. Contract/purchase order/document number (on shipments from government service administration facilities, include contract, purchase order, and requisition number). The contract number can normally be found on the item nameplate, SRC card, or shipping container, if available. The contract number is essential information for material replacement or cost adjustment under the warranty clause in government contracts.
11. New/reworked/overhauled, if known. This item relates to item 6.
12. Date manufactured/reworked (if applicable). This information may be obtained from decals, stamps, logbooks, or SRC cards.
13. Operating time at failure. Based on entry item 12, indicate the time material had been in service since new or rework when the deficiency was discovered. See item 12 for possible sources of information.
14. Government furnished material. (Yes or no, if QDR; N/A if not). This is material or equipment that has been furnished by the government to a contractor or government activity for installation in, use with, or in support of the aeronautical system during production, conversion, or modification.
15. Quantity. Quantity is a count of each individual unit of issue (QDR only, N/A if not). (A) received, (B) inspected, (C) deficient, (D) items in stock at activity.
16. Deficient item works on or with. In order of importance, enter (A) end item (B) next higher assembly.
17. Dollar value of deficient items (if known, otherwise UNK) and man-hours to repair.
19. Item under warranty. Enter yes, no, or UNK as applicable.
20. Work unit code. Enter the work unit code as listed in block A22 of the VIDS/MAF,
21. Action/disposition. If holding for investigation, indicate holding activity, location, and time to be held at the activity; for example, holding exhibit 30 days for investigation at Building 4, Naval Supply Depot, Norfolk. If the exhibit is a cartridge-actuated device or an aircrew escape propulsion system (CADS/AEPS) item, provide the name of the holding station/ship ordnance department and the locally assigned turn-in document number. If no response is required, specify CFA response not required.
22. Details. The details should be entered as follows:
a. Narrative description of abnormal function, known or probable causes, pertinent TDs not incorporated, comments or recommendations, and EI (if requested). Photographs to follow (if applicable).
b. How safety of personnel or activity mission is affected.
c. Number of similar deficiencies in like items reported by the originating activity; for example, 5 in the past 4 months.
d. How deficiency was detected or confirmed; for example, visually or functional operation. Where deficiency was discovered; for example, maintenance/in flight.
e. Storage/handling information, if applicable.
f. Indicate if supporting documents will be supplied. When photographs are taken, place a ruler alongside the object so it will appear in each photograph. Measurements should also appear on sketches.
g. Description of incorrectly identified new material, if applicable.Continue Reading