Cannibalization or salvage may be
used an a source of supply for any
Nonreparable item When unserviceable, condemn and
items source coded above except
dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
those coded XA and support items
Reparable item When uneconomically reparable,
restricted by AR 700-42
condemn and dispose at organizational level.
When uneconomically reparable,
Maintenance code. Maintenance codes
condemn and dive at the direct support level.
are assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance
When uneconomically reparable,
authorized to USE and REPAIR support items. The
condemn and dispose at the general support level.
maintenance codes are entered : n the third and fourth
Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
capability, return to depot. Condemnation and disposal
(a) The maintenance code entered in the third position
not authorized below depot level.
will indicate the lowest maintenance level authorized to
Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal
remove, replace, and use the support item. The
not authorized below depot/specialized repair activity
maintenance code entered in the third position will
indicate one of the following levels of maintenance:
requires special handling or condemnation
procedures because of specific reasons (i.e., precious
metal content, high dollar value, critical material or
Crew or operator maintenance performed within
Refer to appropriate
manuals/directives for specific instructions.
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
Federal Stock Number. Indicates the
Federal stock number assigned to the item and will be
Support item is removed, replaced, used by the direct
used for requisitioning purposes.
support element of integrated direct support
Indicates the primary
number used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
controls the design and characteristics of the item by
Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general
means of it's engineering drawings, specifications
standards, and inspection requirements, to identify an
Support items that re removed, replaced, used at depot,
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 support units.
When a stock numbered item is
The maintenance code entered in the
received may have a different part
fourth position indicates whether the item is to be
number than the part being replaced.
repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level
Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all
(FSCM). The FSCM is a five-digit numeric code listed
authorized maintenance functions). This position will
in SB 708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
contain one of the following maintenance codes:
distributor, or Government agency, etc. For BIIL and
ITIAL, see explanation of description column, in f,
O The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
Description. Indicates the Federal item
of the support item is the organizational level.
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
F The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
item. (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 sets
D The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair
are listed below the name of the kit or set with the
of the support item is the depot level, performed by depot,
quantity of each item in the kit or set indicated in the
mobile depot or spec4ialized repair activity.
quantity incorporated in unit column. When the part to
L Repair restricted to designated specialized repair activity.
be used differs between serial numbers of the same
Z Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
model, the effective serial numbers are shown as the
B No repair is authorized. The item may be reconditioned
last line of the description. In the Special Tools List, the
by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user level. No parts
initial basis of issue (B01) appears as the last line in the
or special tools are procured for the maintenance of this
entry for each Special Tool, TMDE, and support
equipment. When density of equipments supported
(3) Recoverability code.
exceeds density spread indicated in the basis of issue,
codes are assigned to support items to indicate the
the total authorization is increased accordingly.
disposition action on unserviceable items.
recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the
Uniform SMR Code format as follows: