theater headquarters or communication zones to provide theater com-
munications, those repair parts authorized up to and including general
support are authorized for stockage by the organization operating this
3. Additional Repair Parts Authorization
An asterisk (*) in the column titled "15-Day Maintenance Allowance
per 100 Equipments" indicates that an item is not, authorized for stockage
but if required, may be requisitioned for immediate use only.
4. Requisitioning Information (organizational)
a. The allowance factors are baaed on 100 equipmenta. In order to
determine the number of parts authorized for the specific number of
equipments supported, the following formula will be used and carried
out to two decimal places.
Specific number of equipments supported
= Number of parts authorized.
b. Fractional values obtained from above computation will be rounded
to whole numbers as follows:
(1) When the total number of parts authorized is less than one, the
quantity authorized will be one.
(2) For all values above one, fractional values below 0.5 will revert
to the next lower number, fractional values of 0.5 or larger will
advance to the next higher whole number.
c. The number of parts authorized, determined after application of
a and b above, represent one prescribed load for a 15-day period. The
items and computed quantities thereof must be on hand or on order at
d. Major commanders will, determine the number of prescribed loads
second echelon units and organizations will carry. Unit and organiza-
tions authorized additional prescribed loads will utilize the formula
explained in a above but, will multiply the number of equipments sup-
ported by the number of authorized prescribed loads before completing
the formula. Fractional values will be rounded to whole numbers as
5. Requisitioning lnformation (Direct and General Support)
a. The allowance factors are based on 100 equipments. In order to
determine the number of parts authorized for initial stockage for the
specific number of equipments supported, the following formula will be
used and carried out to two decimal places.
Specific number of equipments supported X
-Number of parts authorized for initial stockage.