(3) Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes are
assigned to support items to indicate the disposition
XB . . . . . Item is not procured or stocked. If not available through
action on unserviceable items. The recoverability
code is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform
XD . . . . .A support item that is not stocked. When required, item
SMR Code format as follows:
will be procured through normal supply channels.
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a source of
Z . . . . . . .Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and
supply for any items source coded above except those
dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
coded XA and support items restricted by AR 700-42.
O . . . . . . .Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, con-
(2) Maintenance Code. Maintenance codes are
demn and dispose at organizational level.
F . . . . . . .Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, con-
assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance
demn and dispose at the direct support level.
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
H . . . . . . .Reparable Item. When uneconomically reparable, con-
maintenance codes are entered in the third and
demn and dispose at the general support level.
fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as
D . . . . . . .Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capabil-
ity, return to depot. Condemnation and disposal not
authorized below depot level.
(a) The maintenance code entered in the
L . . . . . . . Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal not
third position will indicate the lowest maintenance
authorized below depot/specialized repair activity
level authorized to remove, replace, and use the
support item. The maintenance code entered in the
A . . . . . . .Item requires special handling or condemnation proce-
third position will indicate one of the following levels
dures because of specific reasons (i.e.. precious metal
content, high dollar value, critical material or hazard-
ous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives
for specific instructions
C . . . . . . .Crew or operator maintenance performed within organi-
c. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
0 . . . . . . Support item is removed, replaced, used at the organiza-
for requisitioning purposes.
Support item is removed, replaced, used by the direct
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
support element of integrated direct support mainte-
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
F . . . . . . . Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct
controls the design and characteristics of the item by
H . . . . . . . Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general
means of it's engineering drawings, specifications
standards, and inspection requirements, to identify
D . . . . . . . Support items that are removed, replaced, used at depot,
an item or range of items. For BIIL and ITIAL, see
mobile depot, specialized repair activity only.
explanation of description column, in f, below.
Codes "I" and "F" will be considered the same by direct
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned, the
repair part received may have a different part number
(b) The maintenance code entered in the
than the part being replaced.
fourth position indicates whether the item is to be
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level
(FSCM). The FSCM is a fivedigit numeric code
with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e.,
listed in SB 708-42 which is used to identify the
all authorized maintenance functions). This position
manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency,
will contain one of the following maintenance codes:
etc. For BIIL and ITIAL, see explanation of
description column, in f, below.
O . . . . . . .The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
f . Description. Indicates the Federal item and, if
of the support item is the organizational level
required, a minimum description to identify the item.
F . . . . . . .The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
(In BIIL and ITIAL only, the following will be used:
of the support item is the direct support level.
"The last line for each item in the BIIL and ITIAL
H . . . . . . .The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
indicates the part number with the FSCM in
of the support item is the general support level.
parentheses" Items that are included in kits and
D . . . . . . The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
of the support item is the depot level, performed by
sets are listed below the name of the kit or set with
depot, mobile depot or specialized repair activity.
the quantity of each item in the kit or set indicated in
L . . . . . . . Repair restricted to designated specialized repair activ-
the quantity incorporated in unit column. When the
part to be used differs between serial numbers of the
Z . . . . . . .Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
same model, the effective serial numbers are shown
B . . . . . . .No repair is authorized. The item may be reconditioned
by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user level. No
as the last line of the description. In the Special Tools
parts or special tools arc procured for the maintenance
List, the initial basis of issue (BOI) appears as the
of this item.