-The lowest maintenance level capable of
-Reparable item. When beyond lower level
complete repair of the support item is the depot
repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation
and disposal not authorized below depot level.
-Repair restricted to Specialized Repair Activity
-Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and
disposal not authorized below depot/specialized
repair activity level.
-Nonreparable. No repair authorized.
-Item requires special handling or condemnation
-No repair is authorized. The item may be
procedures because of specific reasons (i.e.,
reconditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at
precious metal content, high dollar value, critical
the user level. No part or special tools are
material or hazardous material).
procured for the maintenance of this item.
appropriate manuals/directives for specific
codes are assigned to support items to indicate the
National Stock Number.
disposition action on unserviceable items.
National stock number assigned to the item and which
recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the
will be used for requisitioning.
Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in
SB 708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
Part Number. Indicates the primary number
condemn and dispose at the level indicated in
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
NOTE: When a stock numbered item is requisitioned,
reparable, condemn and dispose at the direct
the item received may have a different part number than
the part being replaced.
Description. Indicates the Federal item name
reparable, condemn and dispose at the general
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the