(3) Recoverability code indicates whether
identified with an asterisk in the allowance column.
unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or
Items not coded are expendable.
organizational level of maintenance represents one initial
Recoverability codes are:
prescribed load for a 15-day period for the number of
Units and organizations
authorized additional prescribed loads will multiply the
R-Repair parts and assemblies that are economically
number of prescribed loads authorized by the quantity of
repairable at DSU and GSU activities and are
repair parts reflected in the density column applicable to
normally furnished by supply on an exchange basis.
the number of items supported to obtain the total quantity
of repair parts authorized.
S-Repair parts and assemblies which are economically
repairable at DSU and GSU activities and which
maintenance for more than 100 of these equipments
normally are furnished by supply on an exchange
shall determine the total quantity of parts required by
basis When items are determined by a GSU to be
converting the equipment quantity to a decimal factor by
uneconomically repairable, they will be evacuated to
placing a decimal point before the next to last digit of the
a depot for evaluation and analysis before final
number to indicate hundredths, and multiplying the
decimal factor by the parts quantity authorized in the 51-
100 allowance column. Example, authorized allowance
T-High dollar value recoverable repair parts which are
for 51-100 equipments is 40; for 150 equipments multiply
subject to special handling and are issued on an
40 by 1.50 or 60 parts required.
exchange basis. Such repair parts normally are
(4) Subsequent changes to allowances will be
repaired or overhauled at depot maintenance
limited as follows No change in the range of items is
authorized. If additional items are considered necessary,
recommendation should be forwarded to Commanding
U-Repair parts specifically selected for salvage by
General, U. S. Army Electronics Command, ATTN: A M
reclamation units because of precious metal content,
S E L M E NMP-R, Fort Monmouth, N. J. 07703 for
critical materials, or high dollar value reusable
exception or revision to the allowance list. Revisions to
casings or castings.
the range of items authorized will be made by the USA
b. Federal Stock Number. Column 2. This column
ECOM National Maintenance Point based upon
engineering experience, demand data, or TAERS
indicates the Federal stock number assigned to the item
and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
g. Illustration, Column 7. This column is divided as
c. Description. Column 3. This column indicates
the Federal item name and any additional description of
(1) Figure number, column 7a. Indicates the
the item required. A part number of other reference
figure number of the illustration in which the item is
number is followed by the applicable five-digit Federal
supply code for manufacturers in parentheses.
(2) Item number, column 7b. Indicates the
d. Unit of Measure, Column 4. A two character
callout number used to reference the item in the
alphabetic abbreviation indicating the amount or quantity
of the item upon which the allowances are based, e.g., ft,
ea, pr, etc.
e. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Column 5. This
D-4. Special Information
column indicates the quantity of the item used in the KS-
Repair parts mortality is computed from failure rates
19A4 and KS-19B. A "V" appearing in this column in
derived from experience factors with the individual parts
lieu of a quantity indicates that a definite quantity cannot
in a variety of equipments. Variations in the specific
be indicated (e.g., shims. spacers, etc).
application and periods of use of electronics equipment,
f. 15-Day Organizational Maintenance Allowances,
the fragility of electronic piece parts, plug intangible
Column 3 of Section II and Column 6 of Section III and
material and quality factors intrinsic to the manufacture
of electronic parts, do not permit mortality to be
(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
items authorized for the number of equipments
supported. Subsequent appearances of the same item
will have the letters "REF" in the allowance columns.
Items authorized for use as required but not for initial