capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all authorized
corporation, or Government activity), which controls the
maintenance functions). This position will contain the
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
following maintenance code:
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
inspection requirements to identify an item or range of
The lowest maintenance level capable
of complete repair of the support item is
When a stock numbered item is
the direct support level.
requisitioned, the item received may
have a different part number than the
Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
part being replaced.
(3) Recoverability Code. Recoverability
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
codes are assigned to support items to indicate the
and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
disposition action on unserviceable items.
recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the
uniform SMR code format as follows:
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
performing the actual maintenance function.
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
Reparable item. When uneconomically
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the U/M differs
reparable, condemn and dispose at the
from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will
direct support level.
satisfy the required U/M's will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated In Unit. Indicates the
unserviceable, condemn and dispose at
quantity of the item used in the breakout, which is
the level indicated in position 3.
prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the NSN
assigned to the item and which will be used for
4. Special Information
a. Repair parts for components of standards sets
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
which can be identified as existing in the supply system
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in
will be requisitioned through normal supply channels
SB 708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
from the appropriate supply commodity manager.
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
b. Repair parts for components of standards sets
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
which cannot be identified as to proper supply source
used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm,
will be requisitioned from USAMICOM, using routing