Joint Electronic Type Designation System (JETDS)
This system, formerly known as the Joint Army-Navy (AN) nomenclature system, was designed so
that a common designation could be used for all the services' equipment. Figure 1-36 shows you how to
identify equipment in the JETDS (AN) System.
Figure 1-36.Joint Electronics Type Designation System (AN).
Microcircuit Part Numbers.
The military designator for microcircuits is M38510. Table 1-28 shows by example how the military
part number M38510/00104BCB is broken down.