(b) The maintenance code entered
in the fourth position indicates whether the item
is to be repaired and identifies the lowest main-
tenance level with the capability to perform
complete repair (i.e., all authorized maintenance
functions). This position will contain the follow-
ing maintenance code:
N o n r e p a r a b l e . NO r e p a i r i s
(3) Recoverability Code. Recoverability
codes are assigned to support items to indicate
the disposition action on unserviceable items.
The recoverability code is entered in the fifth
position of the Uniform SMR Code format as
Nonreparable item. When un-
serviceable, condemn and dispose
at the level indicated in position 3.
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the
National stock number assigned to the item and
which will be used for requisitioning purposes.
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary
number used by the manufacturer (individual,
company, firm corporation, or Government ac-
tivity), which controls the design and character-
istics of the item by means of its engineering
drawings, specifications standards and in-
spection requirements, to identify an item or
range of items.
N O TE
When a stock numbered item is requi-
sitioned, the item received may have a
different part number than the part
e. 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 agen-
Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the
standard of the basic quantity of the listed item
as used in performing the actual maintenance
function. This measure is expressed by a two-
character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in.,
pr, etc.). When the unit of measure differs from
the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that
will satisfy the required units of measure will be
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates
the quantity of the item used in the breakout
shown on the illustration figure, which is pre-
pared for a functional group, subfunctional
group, or an assembly. A V appearing in this
column in lieu of a quantity indicates that no
specific quantity is applicable (e.g., shims, spac-
Special Information. Not Applicable.
How to Locate Repair Parts.
When National Stock Number or Part
Number is Unknown:
(1) First. Find the illustration covering
the XXXX to which the item belongs.
(2) Second. Identify the item on the il-
lustration and note the illustration figure and
item number of the item.
(3) Third. Using the Repair Parts List-
ing, find the figure and item number noted on
b. When National Stock Number or Part
Number is known.
(1) First. Using the Index of National
Stock Numbers and Part Numbers, find the per-
tinent National stock number or part number.
This index is in ascending NIIN sequence fol-
lowed by a list of part numbers in alphameric
sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration fig-
ure number and item number.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and
item number, locate the figure and item number
in the repair parts list.
C-6. Abbreviations. Not Applicable.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item
name and, if required, a minimum description to
identify the item.