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Optical Instrument Eyeshield

NSN: 1240-00-892-5517 | Model: 8588791

A resilient rubber item, designed to be attached to the viewing aperture of an optical instrument, to maintain proper eye distance and to protect the ey (s) of the observer from stray light, wind, and/or injury due to shock of gun fire or similar disturbances. Excludes visor, periscope.

NSN Properties and Flags
NATO Stock Number
Overall Length
1.500 inches
Attachment Method
Viewing End Inside Diameter
0.969 inches
Attachment End Inside Diameter
1.203 inches
Rubber, synthetic, mil-r-3065, grade sc405abfz
Rubber, synthetic, mil-r-3065, grade sc405abfz
Recent Solicitations
Solicitation Return by Date Buyer Code Quantity
SPE7M117T6440 2017-01-20 PMCMS 78 PG

Inventory Check

The last inventory check on this NSN was done on 11/20/2023. Due to rapid changes in inventory this may not be the current stock qty.

  • New: 1
  • Serviceable: 1

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NSN 1240-00-892-5517 Datasheet

Supply Class (FSC):
Optical Sighting And Ranging Equipment
Cross Reference:
  • 8588791
  • 8588791
  • 8588791
  • 8588791
  • 8588791
Cage Codes:
  • Aerofab Company, Inc. (CAGE 01685)
  • Us Army Ardec Rdecom (CAGE 19200)
  • Basic Rubber and Plastics Co. (CAGE 6K404)
  • Minor Rubber Co., Inc. (CAGE 76385)
  • Freehold Manufacturing Assembly Co (CAGE 2S308)
Schedule B & Trade:
  • Schedule B: 9803200000 (NAICS 990000)

    Military equipments not identified by kind

  • SITC: 93100

    Special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind

  • End Use: 50060

    Military apparel and footwear


N - Indicates there is no data in the hmirs and the nsn is in a fsc not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.


U - Precious metal content is unknown


- The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.

Freight Information:
  • NMFC:

    000000 - No nmfc freight description

  • WCC:

    72D - Communications/electronics, other than sigint/ew or comsec repair parts and components

  • SHC:

    9 - Other or no special handling required (sh)

  • ADC:

    A - Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.

  • ACC:

    H - Instruments/equipment/supplies for radio, communications, electrical, laboratory, etc. (includes signal corps)

  • LTL:

    Z - No rating

  • TCC:

    Z - No special type of cargo code applicable

NSN Management Codes:
  • SOS
  • AAC
  • Quantity per pack
  • Unit of Measure
  • Shelf Life
  • Classification Control
  • Repariability
    This is a nonreparable item. if condemned or economically unserviceable, then dispose at the level authorized replace the item.

Questions & Answers:

What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?
Historical data shows pricing from $16.65 to $27.74..
Does NSN 1240-00-892-5517 have a shelf life?
No. There is no shelf life applicable for this NSN.
What NATO entities are users of this NSN?
Department Of The Army, U.s. Marine Corps, Department Of The Navy, France, Republic Of Korea, Denmark, Greece, and Turkey
What is the NIIN of NSN 1240-00-892-5517?
008925517 or 00-892-5517
Does NSN 1240-00-892-5517 require demilitarization?
Yes - ITAR Controlled
What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 1240-00-892-5517?
Solicitation SPE7M117T6440 for qty 78 on 01/10/2017
When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?
Jan 01, 1962