by the next higher assembly or component.
Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment which are not stocked and have no fore-seen mortality.
The indicated maintenance category requiring such repair parts will attempt to obtain the parts through
cannibalization or salvage, the item may be requisitioned with exception data, from the end item
manager, for immediate use.
Major assemblies that are procured with PEMA funds for initial issue only as exchange assemblies at
DSU and GSU level. These assemblies will not be stocked above the DS and GS level or returned to
depot supply level.
(2) Maintenance code indicates the lowest level of maintenance authorized to install thelisted item. Repair
parts and special tools assigned Maintenance Code "C" may be stocked at the operator level of maintenance when
authorized by the Unit Commander. The maintenance level codes are:
C ...................... Crew or Operator maintenance
O...................... Organizational maintenance
F ...................... Direct Support maintenance
H ...................... General Support maintenance
D ...................... Depot maintenance
(3) Recoverability code indicates whether unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or salvage.
Items not coded are expendable. Recoverability codes are:
Applied to repair parts, (assemblies or components) special tools and test equipment which are
considered economically reparable at direct and general support maintenance levels. When the item is
no longer economically reparable, it is normally disposed of at the GS level. When supply
considerations dictate, some of these repair parts may be listed for automatic return to supply for depot
level repair as set forth in AR 710-50. When so listed, they will be replaced by supply on an exchange
Repair Parts, Special Tools, Test Equipment and assemblies which are economically re-parable at DSU
and GSU activities and which normally are furnished by supply on an exchange basis. When items are
determined by a GSU to be uneconomically reparable, they will be evacuated to a depot for evaluation
and analysis before final disposition.
Higher dollar value recoverable repair parts, special tools and test equipment which are subject to
special handling and are issued on an exchange basis. Such items will be repaired or overhauled at
depot maintenance activities only. No repair may be accomplished at lower levels.
Repair Parts, Special Tools and Test Equipment specifically selected for salvage by reclamation units
because of precious metal content, critical materials, high dollar value or reusable casings or castings.
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and any additional description of the item required. Assembly
components and subassemblies are indented under major assemblies. The abbreviation "w/e" when used as part of the
nomenclature, indicates the Federal stock number includes all armament, equipment, accessories, and repair parts
issued with the item. A part number or other reference number is followed by the applicable five-digit Federal supply
code for manufacturers in parenthesis. Repair parts quantities included in kits and sets are shown in front of the repair
part name. Material required for manufacture or fabrication is identified.
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). A two-character alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity of the item, as
used, upon which the allowances are based, e.g., ft., ea., pr., etc.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the quantity of the item used in the assembly group. A "V" appearing in
this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that a definite quantity cannot be indicated (e.g., shims, spacers, etc.).
f. Fifteen-Day Organizational Maintenance Allowance.
(1) The allowance columns are divided into four subcolumns. Indicated in each subcolumn opposite the first
appearance of each item is the total quantity of the items authorized for the number of equipments supported.
Subsequent appearances of the same item will have the letters "REF" in the allowance column, indicating total allowance
quantities will be shown with the first appearance of the item. To locate the referenced item, locate the FSN or reference
number in the index. The earliest figure and item number is the referenced item. Items authorized for use as required
but not for initial stockage are