Item to be assembled at general support maintenance level.
Item to be assembled at depot maintenance level.
Item is not procured or stocked because the requirements for the item will result in the replacement of
the next higher assembly.
Item is not procured or stocked. If not available through salvage, requisition.
A support item that is not stocked. When required, item will be procured through normal supply
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a source of supply for any items
source coded above except those coded XA and support items restricted by AR.
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance authorized to USE and REPAIR
support items. The maintenance codes are entered in the third and fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
(a) The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate the lowest maintenance level authorized to remove,
replace, and use the support item. The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate one of the following levels of
Crew or operator maintenance performed within organizational maintenance.
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the organizational level.
Support item is removed, replaced, used by the direct support element of integrated direct support
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct support level.
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general support level.
Support items that are removed, replaced, used at depot, mobile depot, specialized repair activity only.
Codes "I" and "F" will be considered the same by direct support units.
(b) The maintenance code entered in the fourth position indicates whether the item is to be repaired and identifies the
lowest maintenance level with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all authorized maintenance functions, This position will
contain one of the following maintenance codes:
The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the support item is the organizational level.
The maintenance level capable of complete repair of the support item is the direct support level.
The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the support item is the general support level.
The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the support item Is the depot level,
performed by depot, mobile depot or specialized repair .activity.
Repair restricted to designated specialized repair activity.
Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
No repair is authorized. The item may be reconditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user
level. No parts or special tools are procured for the maintenance of this item..
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are assigned to support items to indicate the disposition action on unserviceable
items. The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at organizational level.
Reparable Item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at the general support level.
Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and
disposal not authorized below depot level.
Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal not authorized below depot/specialized repair
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (i.e., precious metal
content, high dollar value, critical material or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for
c. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal stock number assigned to the item and will be used for requisitioning
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, corporation, or
Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means of it's engineering drawings, specification,
standards, and inspection requiremment4s, to identify an item or range of items. For BIIL and ITIAL, see explanation of description
column, in f, below.
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned, the repair part received may have
a different part number than the part being ordered.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
The FSCM. is a five-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-42. Which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government
agency, etc. For BIIL and ITIAL, see explanation of description column, in f, below.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item and, if required, a minimum description to identify the item. (In BIIL and ITIAL
only, the following will be used: "The last line for each item in the BIIL and ITIAL indicates the part number with the FSCM in
parentheses." Items that are included in kits sets are listed below the name of the kit or set with the quantity of each item in
the kit or set indicated in the quantity incorporated in unit column.