Depot is the lowest level that can do complete repair of the item.
Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
No repair is authorized. (No parts or special tools are authorized for the maintenance of a "B" coded item).
However, the item may be reconditioned by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user level.
Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes are assigned to items to indicate the disposition action on
unserviceable items. The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the SMR Code as follows:
Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose of the item at the level of maintenance shown in
third position of SMR Code.
Reparable item. When not economically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at organizational or aviation
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the direct support or
aviation intermediate level
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the general support level.
Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and disposal of item
not authorized below depot level.
Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair activity (SRA).
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (e.g., precious metal
content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material). Refer to appropriate manuals/directives for
CAGEC (Column (3)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a 5-digit numeric code which is
used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (4)). 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 its
engineering drawings, specifications standards, and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.
When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part number from
the part ordered.
DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (5)). This column includes the following information:
The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.