D--The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
Cannibalization or salvage may be used as a
repair of the support item is the depot level.
source of supply for any items source coded
L--Repair restricted to designated Specialized Repair
above except those coded XA and aircraft
support items as restricted by AR 700-42.
Z--Non-repairable. No repair is authorized.
(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are
B--No repair is authorized. The item may be reconditioned
assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance authorized
by adjusting, lubricating, etc., at the user level. No
to USE and REPAIR support items. The maintenance
parts or special tools are procured for the maintenance
codes are entered in the third and fourth positions of the
of this item.
Uniform SMR Code Format as follows-
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are
(a) Use (third position). The maintenance code
assigned to support items to indicate the disposition action
entered in the third position indicates the lowest
on unserviceable items. The recoverability code is entered
maintenance level authorized to remove, replace, and use
in the fifth position of the uniform SMR Code Format as
the support item. The maintenance code entered in the
third position indicates one of the following levels of
Z--Nonrepairable item. When unserviceable, condemn
and dispose at the level indicated in the first digit of
O--Support item is removed, replaced, used at the
the maintenance code.
organizational level of maintenance.
O--Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
condemn and dispose at organizational level.
F--Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
A code "C" may be used in this position to denote
condemn and dispose at the direct support level.
crew or operator maintenance performed within
H--Repairable item. When uneconomically repairable,
condemn and dispose at the general support level.
F--Support item is removed, replaced, used at the direct
D--Repairable item. When beyond lower level repair
support maintenance level.
capability, return to depot.
H-Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general
disposal not authorized below depot level.
L--Repairable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal
D-Support items that are removed, replaced, used at
not authorized below depot/Specialized Repair Activity
(b) Repair (fourth position). The maintenance code
A--Item requires special handling or condemnation
entered in the fourth position indicates whether the item is
procedures because of specific reasons (i.e., precious
to be repaired and identifies the lowest maintenance level
metal content, high dollar value, critical material or
with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all
authorized maintenance functions). When a maintenance
code is not used a dash (-) sign is entered. For multi-
b. Federal Stock Number. Indicates the Federal
service equipment/systems or when a code is entered, this
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
position will contain one of the following maintenance
codes as assigned by the service(s) that require the code--
c. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and
a minimum description required to identify the item. The
last line indicates the reference number followed by the
O--The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
applicable Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM)
repair of the support item is the organizational level.
in parentheses. The FSCM is used as an element in item
F-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
identification to designate manufacturer or distributor or
repair of the support item is direct support.
Government agency, etc., and is identified in SB 708-42.
H-The lowest maintenance level capable of complete
d. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard or
repair of the support item is general support.
basic quantity by which the listed item is used in
performing the actual maintenance func-