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NSN: 8340-01-257-8480 | Model: MIL-DTL-44271
ITAR Registered seal

A portable shelter of canvas or other strong fabric supported by air pressure, light rigid framework, or poles. It may have one end open for attachment to a building, equipment, or another tent. Although it may be provided with a floor, it is not designed for erection on a foundation. See also building, prefabricated (as modified).

NSN Properties and Flags
NATO Stock Number
Yes - ITAR Controlled
8.167 feet
21.333 feet
Environmental Protection
Fire resistant and water resistant and weather resistant
Component Quantity
1 and 1 and 2 and 9 and 2 and 2 and 4 and 4 and 3 and 1 and 2 and 2 and 3 and 3 and 3 and 1 and 4 and 3 and 4 and 30 and 50 and 1 and 1 and 2
Shade Source
Us army
Shade Identification
Cloth Weight
13.500 ounces per square yard
Tent Type
Extendable modular
Component Name
End section frame sectionalized w/cover extendable door section frame sectionalized w/cover extendable section frame sectionalized; vestibule frame assembly; end section fabric; tent fly (16 ft) tent floor single ply (8 ft) tent floor insulated (8 ft) window section (desert/tropical); door section (desert/tropical); end section liner (desert/tropical); intermediate liner section (desert/tropical); vestibule w/door vestibule floor single ply; vestibule floor insulated; modesty curtain; tent cover; vestibule container; tent pin container; pin, tent, wood, 24 in; pin, tent, steel, 12 in; plenum, end wall 16 ft; plenum, extendable (16 ft) door double bump through
Floor Shape
Component National Stock Number
Special Features
Medical support (tropical) 32 ft. Lg. 20 ft. W
Tan, desert
Drill cloth
Procurement Group Code
Supplementary Features
See base camp at http: //ct.Dscp.Dla.Mil/
Nondefinitive Specification/std Data
Xiv type

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NSN 8340-01-257-8480 Datasheet

Supply Class (FSC):
Tents And Tarpaulins
Cross Reference:
  • MIL-DTL-44271
  • MIL-T-44271
Cage Codes:
  • Military Specifications (CAGE 81349)
Schedule B & Trade:
  • Schedule B: 6306292100 (NAICS 314910)

    Tents, of other textile materials

  • SITC: 65822

    Tents of textile materials

  • End Use: 40050

    Sports apparel and gear


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


A - Item does not contain precious metal.


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

Freight Information:
  • NMFC:

    182130 - Tents/canopies noi

  • WCC:

    740 - Tarpaulins

  • 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:

    B - Construction materials: includes paint and related materials, prefabricated building, wood products, metal and composition mater

  • LTL:

    W - Rating variable

  • TCC:

    Z - No special type of cargo code applicable

NSN Management Codes:
  • SOS
  • AAC
  • Quantity per pack
  • Unit of Measure
  • Shelf Life
    240 mo.
  • Classification Control
  • Repariability
    If condemned or uneconomically repairable , then dispose at direct support (ds) level.

Questions & Answers:

What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?
Historical data shows pricing from $32,270.22 to $53,783.70..
Does NSN 8340-01-257-8480 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 Air Force
What is the NIIN of NSN 8340-01-257-8480?
012578480 or 01-257-8480
Does NSN 8340-01-257-8480 require demilitarization?
Yes - ITAR Controlled
What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 8340-01-257-8480?
No solicitations for this NSN.
When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?
Jun 25, 1987