H The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the
Item to be assembled at general support maintenance level.
support item is the general support level.
Item to be assembled at depot maintenance level.
Item is not procured or stocked because the requirements for
D The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the
the item will result in the replacement of the next higher
support item is the depot level, per- formed by depot, mobile
depot or specialized re- pair activity.
L Repair restricted to designated specialized repair activity.
Item is not procured or stocked. If not available through
Z Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
B No repair is authorized. The item may be reconditioned by adjusting,
A support item that is not stocked. When required, item will be
lubricating, etc., at the user level. No parts or special tools are
procured through normal supply channels.
procured for the maintenance of this item.
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes
Cannibalization or salvage may be used
are assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
as a source of supply for any items
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability code
source coded above except those coded
is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR Code
XA and support items restricted by AR
format as follows:
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are
assigned to indicate the levels of mainte- nance
Z Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose at
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
the level indicated in position 3.
maintenance codes are entered in the third and fourth
0 Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and
dispose at organizational level.
positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
F Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and
(a) The maintenance code entered in the
dispose at the direct support level.
third position will indicate the lowest maintenance level
H Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and
authorized to remove, replace, and use the support item.
dispose at the general support level.
D Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to
The maintenance code entered in the third position will
depot. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below depot
indicate one of the following levels of maintenance:
L Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal not authorized
C Crew or operator maintenance performed within organizational
below depot/specialized repair activity level.
A Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because
0 Support item is removed, replaced, used at the organizational level.
of specific reasons (i.e., precious metal content, high dollar
Support item is removed, replaced, used by the direct support
value, critical material or hazardous material).
element of integrated direct support maintenance.
appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
F Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct support level.
c. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
H Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general support level.
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
D Support items that are removed, replaced, used at depot, mobile
depot, specialized repair activity only.
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used
Codes "I" and "F" will be considered the
by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
same by direct support units.
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
(b) The maintenance code entered in the
engineering drawings, specifications standards, and
fourth position indicates whether the item is to be
inspection requirements, to identify an item or range of
repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level with
For BIIL and ITIAL, see explanation of
description column, in f, below.
the capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all
authorized maintenance functions). This position will
contain one of the following maintenance codes:
When a stock numbered item is
requisitioned, the repair part received
0 The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the
may have a different part number than
support item is the organizational level.
the part being replaced.
F The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
support item is the direct support level.
The FSCM is a five-digit numeric codelisted in SB