--- The lowest maintenance level capable of
complete repair of the support item is the
depot level, performed by depot, mobile
depot or specialized repair activity.
Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
(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 follows:
Nonreparable item. When unserviceable,
condemn and dispose at the level indicated
in position 3.
--- Reparable item. When beyond lower level
repair capability, send to depot.
--- Condemnation and disposal not authorized
below depot level,
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
Stock Number assigned to the item and will be used
for requisitioning purposes. Note NSNs have not as
yet been assigned to all those items that require them,
i.e., all P source coded items. Until such time as
NSNs are assigned, these parts may be requisitioned
by part number and Federal Supply Code for Manu-
facturers, or Management Control Number (MCN).
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used
by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, cor-
poration, 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
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
tioned, the repair part received may have
a different part number than the part
e. Federal Support Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-
42 which is used to identify the manufacturer, distrib-
utor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and
any additional decription required to identify the item.
Basis of Issue (BOI) for Special Tools, Ground Sup-
port, and Flyaway Equipment.
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in per-
forming the actual maintenance function. This measure
is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbrevia-
tion (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 quan-
tity of the item required for one assembly only, includ-
ing instances when similar assemblies are broken down
together. A V appearing in this column in lieu of a
quantity indicates that no specific quantity is applicable,
(e.g., shims, spacers, etc.).
C-4. How to Locate Repair Parts.
a. When National Stock Number, or Management
Control Number, or Part Number is Unknown:
(1) First. Find the illustration covering the as-
sembly group to which the repair part belongs.
(2) Second. Identify the repair part on the illus-
tration and note the illustration figure and item num-
ber of the repair part.
(3) Third. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find the
figure and item number noted on the illustration.
b. When National Stock Number or Management
Control Number, or Part Number is Known:
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
Numbers or Management Control Numbers and Part
Numbers, find the pertinent National Stock Number,
Management Control Number or part number. This
index is in descending National Item Identification
Number (NIIN) sequence followed by a list of part
numbers in descending alphanumeric sequence, cross-
-referenced to the illustrations figure number and item
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
number, locate the figure and item number in the
Repair Parts List.
C-5. Abbreviations. (Not Applicable)