TM 5-6675-329-13 & P
Source, Maintenance and Recoverability (SMR) Codes
Source Code. Source codes indicate the manner of acquiring support items for maintenance, repair or
overhaul of end items. Source codes are entered in the first and second positions of the Uniform SMR Code format as
Item procured and stocked for anticipated or known usage.
Item procured and stocked for insurance purposes because essentiality dictates that a minimum quantity
be available in the supply system.
Support item, excluding support equipment, procured for initial issue or outfitting and stocked only for
subsequent or additional initial issues or outfittings. Not subject to automatic replenishment.
Support equipment procured and stocked for initial issue or outfitting to specified maintenance repair
Support equipment which will not be stocked but which will be centrally procured on demand.
Item procured and stocked to provide for sustained support for the life of the equipment. It is applied to
an item peculiar to the equipment which, because of probable discontinuance or shutdown of production
facilities, would prove uneconomical to reproduce at a later time.
An item of a depot overhaul/repair kit and not purchased separately. Depot kit defined as a kit that
provides items required at the time of overhaul or repair.
An item of a maintenance kit and not purchased separately. Maintenance kit defined as a kit that
provides an item that can be replaced at organizational or intermediate levels of maintenance.
Item included in both a depot overhaul/repair kit and a maintenance kit.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the organizational level.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the direct support maintenance level.
Item to be manufactured or fabricated at the general support maintenance level.