Acquisition by fsc

The Purchasing Department purchases material and spare parts for the Brazilian Navy within its area of jurisdiction.

The following table shows the Federal Supply Class (FSC) codes most purchased by the BNC in 2018 and 2019:




FSC Description Total
No FSC Code - 528
5330  Packing and Gasket Materials 36
6210  Indoor and Outdoor Electric Lighting Fixtures 18
4610  Water Purification Equipment 17
4820  Valves, Nonpowered 14
4320  Power and Hand Pumps 10
3110  Ball Bearings, AntiFriction, Unmounted 7
4720  Hose and Flexible Tubing 7
5331  O-Ring 7
5340  Hardware, Commercial 7
5365  Bushings, Rings, Shims, and Spacers 7
8415  Clothing, Special Purpose 7
4810  Valves, Powered 5
5305  Screws 5
5310  Nuts and Washers 5
5315  Nails, Machine Keys, and Pins 5
5925  Circuit Breakers 5
5965  Headsets, Handsets, Microphones and Speakers 5
5999  Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components 5
3040  Miscellaneous Power Transmission Equipment 4
3130  Bearings, Mounted 4
5306  Bolts 4
6605  Navigational Instruments 4
6850  Miscellaneous Chemical Specialties 4
3010  Torque Converters and Speed Changers 3
4310  Compressors and Vacuum Pumps 3
4330  Centrifugals, Separators, and Pressure and Vacuum Filters 3
5325  Fastening Devices 3
5360  Coil, Flat, Leaf, and Wire Springs 3
5895  Miscellaneous Communication Equipment 3
5945  Relays and Solenoids 3
6110  Electrical Control Equipment 3
6130  Converters, Electrical, Nonrotating 3
6140  Batteries, Rechargeable 3
6645  Time Measuring Instruments 3
6650  Optical Instruments, Test Equipment, Components and Accessories 3
6655  Geophysical Instruments 3
6680  Liquid and Gas Flow, Liquid Level, and Mechanical Motion Measuring Instruments 3
1560  Airframe Structural Components 2
2950  Turbo Supercharger and Components 2
3120  Bearings, Plain, Unmounted 2
5963  Electronic Modules 2
5998  Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware 2
6135  Batteries, Nonrechargeable 2
6230  Electric Portable and Hand Lighting Equipment 2
6685  Pressure, Temperature, and Humidity Measuring and Controlling Instruments 2
1005  Weapons (from 1 mm through 30 mm). 1
1240  Optical Sighting and Ranging Equipment 1
1377  Cartridge and Propellant Actuated Devices and Components 1
1630  Aircraft Wheel and Brake Systems 1
1650  Aircraft Hydraulic, Vacuum, and Deicing System Components 1
1660  Aircraft Air Conditioning, Heating, and Pressurizing Equipment 1
2010  Ship and Boat Propulsion Components 1
2040  Marine Hardware and Hull Items 1
2620  Tires and Tubes, Pneumatic, Aircraft 1
2815  Diesel Engines and Components 1
2910  Engine Fuel System Components, Nonaircraft 1
3020  Gears, Pulleys, Sprockets, and Transmission Chain 1
4520  Space and Water Heating Equipment 1
4730  Hose, Pipe, Tube, Lubrication, and Railing Fittings 1
5307  Studs 1
5320  Rivets 1
5930  Switches 1
5935  Connectors, Electrical 1
5985  Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment 1
5995  Cable, Cord, and Wire Assemblies  Communication Equipment 1
6020  Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies and Harnesses 1
6120  Transformers  Distribution and Power Station 1
6660  Meteorological Instruments and Apparatus 1
7030  ADP Software 1
8315  Notions and Apparel Findings 1
9150  Oils and Greases Cutting, Lubricating, and Hydraulic 1